This clinical manual details the surgical and prosthetic protocols for clinicians who wish to utilize immediate implant loading in qualified patients. It details the fundamental principles, from patient selection to surgical procedures to the final adjustment of the definitive restoration. In addition, the chapters describe solutions to various challenges, such as when to use screw-retained or cement-retained provisional prostheses, how to prepare the prosthesis chairside, and when to have the prosthesis prepared in the laboratory. Including ample clinical photographs and decision-making flow charts, this comprehensive volume offers readers concrete guidelines for a proven technique that simplifies implant procedures and provides clear benefits to patients.
368 pp; 750 illus (mostly color)