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Impression in Implant Dentistry

Titanium Implant Abutment Component

Whether the partially or fully edentulous condition is to be restored, it is important to understand all of the prosthetic steps necessary to complete the implant treatment. While there are differences between natural teeth and implant fixtures, conventional prosthodontics techniques and concepts are the foundation for proper implant supported reconstruction.

The success of implant supported prostheses is directly dependent on the passive fit between the connector of the prosthesis and the implant itself. Therefore, impression and transfer of the exact positions of the implants to the working cast should be accurate.
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