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Implant Restorations

At Riverside Dental Ceramics, we are experienced in completing your most challenging implant cases from start to finish. To best support your every need, we have created a dedicated full-service dental implant department of specially trained technicians to restore your cases.

As part of our Implant services, we can provide you with not only an Inclusive Custom Abutment, but with the final crown or bridge restoration for your case. We offer a number of options to complete your implant case, traditional PFMs, Captek, BruxZir® Solid Zirconia, IPS e.max®, Prismatik CZ, Obsidian and Lava Ultimate.

By working with you from the planning stage to the final restoration, we can ensure excellent tissue compatibility and optimum esthetics for your patients. Call today to speak with our experienced technical advisors!

Indications

Indicated for missing teeth to provide a natural looking emergence profile that ensures ideal soft tissue contours and abutment heights in the anterior or posterior region. Titanium abutments are commonly used in all regions of the mouth due to their strength. Zirconia abutments are used for the best possible esthetics; they are commonly used in the anterior and combined with all-ceramic or zirconia restorations.

Impression Requirements

Use manufacturer's tooling to remove healing cap. For multiple units, start in the posterior and work toward anterior. Then, use manufacturer's tooling to place transfer coping. Ensure components are fully engaged before tightening screw. Take an X-ray to verify proper seating of components. Next, ensure transfer coping does not hit tray. Use heavy body vinyl polysiloxane impression material. Record impression. Finally, when impression tray is removed, the transfer coping stays in the mouth. Remove transfer coping and replace healing cap. For multiple units, start in anterior and work toward posterior. Check fit of impression coping into impression. Send to lab.

Recommended Cementation

Seat abutment. Torque screw into place per manufacturer's recommendations. Next, use composite to fill over the implant screw. Cement restoration over implant with a resin-reinforced ionomer (e.g., RelyX, 3M ESPE).

ADA Codes

  • D6057 Custom Abutment

Captek is a trademark of Argen. IPS e.max is a registered trademark of Ivoclar Vivadent. Lava is a trademark of 3M, 3M ESPE or 3M ESPE AG.

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