Full Arch All-on-4 Fixed Implant-Supported Prostheses with 8.5 Years of Follow-Up: A Case Report

  • Hakimeh Siadat Professor, Dental Research Center, Dentistry Research Institute, Department of Prosthodontics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Dentistry, Tehran, Iran
  • Amirreza Rokn Professor, Dental Implant Research Center, Dentistry Research Institute, Department of Periodontics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Dentistry, Tehran, Iran
  • Elaheh Beyabanaki Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords: Mouth Rehabilitation, Edentulous Jaw, Implant-Supported Dental Prosthesis

Abstract

Typically, full arch reconstruction of edentulous ridges requires five to 10 dental implants; however, some patients demanding fixed implant-supported prostheses are not able to medically or economically afford complex bone grafts and/or a greater number of implants. These situations could pivot the treatment plan toward the All-on-4 protocol. Nevertheless, due to less implant support in this treatment option, mechanical and biological complications might arise. This article describes the treatment of a fully edentulous patient with two types of fixed implant-supported prostheses on four dental implants along with the following complications

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2018-08-19
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