Considerations in Implant Diagnosis and Treatment PlanningApril 1, 2022
Over the past 4 decades, developments in dental implant therapy have significantly impacted the diagnoses and treatment planning of knowledgeable dental practitioners. Critical factors include local and systemic patient issues; surgery, both grafting and implant placement; prosthesis selection, design and manufacturing; materials used; and esthetically desirable outcomes. This issue of Prosthodontics Newsletter reviews several key reports on a variety of factors to be considered during diagnosis and treatment planning at the front end of patient management.
Inside this issue:
- Patient-related Risk Factors
- Implant Survival in Private Practices
- Impact of Crown-to-Implant Ratio
- Natural Teeth vs Implants