Implant-retained overdenture with CM LOC® Pekkton® in maxillary edentulous patient

상악 완전 무치악 환자에서 CM LOC® Pekkton® attachment를 이용한 임플란트 유지 피개의치 수복 증례

  • Hong, Mun Gi (Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, Dankook University) ;
  • Shin, Soo-Yeon (Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, Dankook University)
  • 홍문기 (단국대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실) ;
  • 신수연 (단국대학교 치과대학 치과보철학교실)
  • Received : 2017.07.24
  • Accepted : 2017.11.17
  • Published : 2017.12.30


Treatment options for edentulous patients are complete denture and implant prosthesis. A two implant-retained overdenture can be considered the first treatment in the edentulous mandible, but there is no clear consensus of treatment for edentulous maxilla. Implant-retention/support overdenture shows better retention and stability than complete denture and is less expensive and more esthetic than implant-supported fixed prosthesis. CM $LOC^{(R)}$ $Pekkton^{(R)}$ attachment is a solitary type attachment and evaluated to have excellent abrasion resistance and retention with a female part made of poly-ether-ketone-ketone. Meanwhile, SR Ivocap system is injection molding method and discussed to show few changes in the vertical dimension of denture and have excellent fracture resistance. In this case, we restored maxillary arch with a four implant-retained overdenture using CM $LOC^{(R)}$ $Pekkton^{(R)}$ and SR Ivocap system, and mandibular arch with a removable partial denture. Through this procedure, satisfactory outcomes were achieved both in functional and esthetic aspects.


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