This lecture describes the management approach for a patient who presents with a prosthesis supported by implants of unknown origin. Techniques for identifying these implants and their components are provided. The presenter also shares a case example that required custom manufacturing of a replacement screw-retained restoration.
At the end of this Congress Lecture you should be able to…
list the potential problems associated with managing a prosthesis supported by implants of unknown manufacture
discuss techniques for identifying unknown implants
describe the options for dealing with problems associated with an unknown implant
ITI Online Academy Recordings, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2018