Listing for Category: Telescopic Restorations

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Telescopic Restoration Technique

Posted on in Restorative, Telescopic Restorations

The telescopic or sleeve overdenture restoration is an excellent alternative to extensive cortical bone grafting, that is often necessary for the treatment of atrophic alveolar ridges. Although it is a removable prosthesis, the patient perceives that the overdenture has the stability of a fixed prosthesis. Three implants placed bilaterally is the ideal support for this prosthesis. Straight and angled solid core Bicon abutments with 360° of universal positioning not only facilitate the fabrication but also enhance the possibility for exceptional aesthetics with the telescopic restoration because the abutment itself can act as the primary crown. Although the positioning of the abutments in the following clinical case is not typical of a telescopic restoration, the depicted techniques are demonstrative.

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Five Unit Polyceramic to Metal Mandibular Telescopic Bridge

Posted on in Polyceramic Material Fused to Metal, Restorative, Telescopic Restorations

This case demonstrates the versatility of restoring two non-parallel implants with a telescopic polyceramic to metal bridge.

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Atrophic Maxillary Ridge

Posted on in Restorative, Telescopic Restorations

The telescopic restoration solves for many clinicians and patients the perplexing situation of restoring the atrophic maxilla; the ease with which it is done with Bicon implants is all made possible by the 360° of universal positioning of the Bicon abutment shaft and the absence of any type of abutment screw. The fact that the Bicon abutment can be milled to act as the primary crown not only reduces a clinician’s chairtime and costs but also enhances aesthetics, since a milled Bicon abutment is not as bulky as a primary casting cemented onto a screw retained implant abutment.