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Cemented Implant Restorations in the Aesthetic Zone: Biological, Functional, and Aesthetic Considerations

  • Alireza MoshaveriniaEmail author
  • Todd R. Schoenbaum
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Abstract

Implant treatment in the aesthetic zone can be a challenging clinical situation, which requires high level of communication between the surgeon, the technician, and the restoring dentist. In this chapter, different abutment materials available in the market will be discussed, and the rationale for their applications, advantages, and disadvantages will be reviewed. Additionally, screw-retained and cement-retained implant-supported restorations will be briefly compared, and related clinical considerations will be discussed. Furthermore, abutment design parameters and technician factors will be reviewed. Finally, clinical guidelines will be provided to avoid complications and failures.

Keywords

Implants Aesthetic zone Cemented restorations Zirconia Titanium 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Advanced ProsthodonticsSchool of Dentistry, University of California, Los AngelesLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Division of Constitutive and Regenerative SciencesUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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