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May 2015
14th
 

Screw retained dental implant crowns

An article for dentists by Dr Nissit Patel Screw retained dental implant crowns The great advantage of screw retained dental implant crowns is that there is no cement at all. Therefore any of the potential problems of excess cement extruding beyond the crown margin and instigating peri implantitis is negated. Another advantage is that if the crown needs to be removed, it is relatively easy to do so and there is no damage to the porcelain work by forcibly removing the crown. Planning for screw retained i… READ MORE
Jan 2014
24th
 

Case of the Month- January 2014

Our case of the month for January is a dental implant case involving a premolar tooth. The tooth was lost due to infection around a failing root canal treatment. In most cases, the very best replacement for a tooth is a dental implant. After careful planning, a screw retained dental implant was placed. What is a screw retained dental implant? Well, here are the advantages: 1. These types of crowns are screwed directly into the dental implant. 2. There is NO cement. This is important as excess cement can … READ MORE
 

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