Digital Dentistry Lecture SeriesRestorative Implant Dentistry: A Simplified Approach Presented by Joe Apap, CDT, MDT GENERAL MANAGER Director of Digital Technology
Key Concepts• CAD/CAM abutments: Can ‘better’ actually cost less?• How CAD/CAM abutments eliminate the need for stocking parts• Simplified Implant Restorative Protocol• Every doctor. Every patient. Every tooth.
Fill the Edentulous Space with the “Ideal” Crown
Abutment ChoicesPre-fabricated Waxed and CAD/CAM (stock) cast (Atlantis) (UCLA) Waxed and milled (Procera)
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Atlantis™ replicates natural prepared teeth Parallel path of insertion for multiple implants Optional retentive surface Anatomic coronal preparation Customized margins Subgingivalshoulder follows contour Angle from implant Offset axis matches width path of insertion
Atlantis Abutment Options Titanium Biocompatibility & Strength Zirconia Strength & High EstheticsGold Hue Thin tissue A solution for every patient.
Outstanding Function and EstheticsThe closest thing to a natural prepped tooth
Be ne fits with Atlantis™ Simplicity • No parts and pieces to order or stock • Restorative procedure is simplified1 “This flexibility…may increase patient acceptance …because minimal impressions are required.”21 Ganz, D esai, W ein er. IJ M I 2006; 21 (4):593-599 O2 W h itesid es LM . Insid e D entistry 2006;2(7):98-99
Exact Duplicate AbutmentsGemini Twice the abutments Half the time
With SIMPL, the only part you need to supply is the impression transfer coping
What simpl requires • A fixture-level impression with transfer coping(s) • A counter model • A bite registration
What simpl delivers • Restoration, coping, temporary • Abutment Screw • SIMPL Anti-rotation Abutment Placement Jig • Patient-specific Atlantis CAD/CAM Abutment • Laboratory Analog • Soft Tissue Model • T&C technical support
Top 5 benefits of CAD/CAM Abutments for your practiceTap into the growing implant marketCAD/CAM abutments are superiorCAD/CAM abutments cost lessNo need to stock implant partsWe’ve made restoring them “simple”