Article: Volume 41 Number 4 Page 377 - May 2014

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  Dent Update 2014; 41: 377-377

Technique Tips:  Technique Tips – Options for temporization in the aesthetic zone after implant fixture placement

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Abstract: The majority of implants placed in the UK are not loaded or temporized immediately at fixture placement. Thus patients commonly have a period of osseointegration between placement of the implant fixture and definitive restoration.

Author notes: Arijit Ray-Chaudhuri, BDS MFDS RCS(Ed), MJDF RCS(Eng), LLM AHEA, FDS RCS(Eng), Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and Implantology, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton BN2 5BE, Zaman Mirza, BDS, MJDF RCS(Eng), Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Northwick Park Hospital, London, HA1 3UJ and Lloyd Searson, BDS, MS(UMich) FDS RCS(Eng), Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, King’s College Dental Hospital, London, SE5 9RW, UK.

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