Clin Oral Implants Res 2014 Mar 4;25(3):395-397. Epub 2013 Jan 4.
Division of Fixed Prosthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland.
Objective: The Short Communication presents a clinical case in which a novel procedure--the "Individualized Scanbody Technique" (IST)--was applied, starting with an intraoral digital impression and using CAD/CAM process for fabrication of ceramic reconstructions in bone level implants.
Material And Methods: A standardized scanbody was individually modified in accordance with the created emergence profile of the provisional implant-supported restoration. Due to the specific adaptation of the scanbody, the conditioned supra-implant soft tissue complex was stabilized for the intraoral optical scan process. Read More