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Mahoorkar S.,HKES SN Institute of Dental science and Research | Jain A.,Dental XPERTS | Cauvery K.,PDU Dental College | Kumar P.,Al Badar Rural Dental College and Hospital | Havale R.,AMES Dental College
Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research | Year: 2014

An implant-level impression is often desired for designing and fabricating an implant-supported fixed restoration. This clinical report describes the use of modified press-fit metal implant fixture mount as an impression coping for making an impression of closely placed implants. The fixture mount is easier to manipulate, time saving and more comfortable for both the clinician and patient because the implant fixture mount is connected to the implant by pressing on instead of screwing. As compared to plastic press fit impression coping, metal fixture mount will not distort when modification of fixture mount are required in convergently or closely placed implants. It has the advantage of both the open-tray and closed-tray implant impression techniques. Source

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