Prosthodontically driven implant planning ensures that implant placement is compatible with the desired end result, which is a key factor for successful outcomes in implant therapy.
Digital technologies now available in the field of implant dentistry facilitate prosthodontically driven implant planning. Benefits of these technologies include significant improvements in patient assessment and treatment planning, allowing clinicians to position supporting implants with a high degree of accuracy.
This Learning Module will discuss the routine use of computer-based planning for implant placement.
After completing this ITI Academy Module, you should be able to…
define the general concepts and terminology used in computer-aided planning
discuss the indications for using computer-aided planning
describe different computer-aided planning protocols
discuss limitations of computer-aided implant planning