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Abstract – STEREOLITHOGRAPHIC IMPLANT SURGICAL GUIDE FOR ACCURATE IMPLANT PLACEMENT-A CASE REPORT

ABSTRACT:
The placement of dental implants is a challenge for clinicians because of existing anatomy and high esthetic and functional demands1,2. This article presents a case for implant placement for complete oral rehabilitation with implants.

Guided surgery is accepted as the most accurate way to place an implant and predictably relate the implant to its definitive prosthesis, although few clinicians use it.3Virtual Implant placement was planned using CBCT scan, casts with trial denture bases, Implant planning software and prosthetic designing software  were used fabricate a stereolithographic surgical guide.

The article describes the successful application of digital technology in the production of the surgical template for accurate placement of Osseo integrated implants.

Keywords: Computer-aided design, computer-assisted manufacture, surgical template, guided implant surgery.

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