Surgical Guides are becoming more and more important in implantology. They can help placing implants in better position, faster and less invasively than conventional placement procedures. In this short guide we take examples from Case Studies, Tips and Videos that have been published on CamlogConnect over the years to show you the different types of Surgical Guide available.
Implant therapy can be a tedious, multi-stage, lengthy process where it can be difficult for patients to wear teeth. Conventional technologies for provisional restorations over implants have considerable short-comings. This TIP shows how CAD-CAM milled titanium bars can make therapy easier.
A Custom Screw-Retained Provisional Abutment + Restoration for Immediate Insertion after Implant Placement
With increasing numbers of immediate implant placements being provided using surgical guides, it is helpful if abutments and provisional restorations can be placed at the same time. This presentation shows the development of a Screw-Retained Provisional with a Customized Zirconia Emergence in the sub-gingival region.
We all use gingivaformers. This new video addresses some of the subtleties of their use. What happens if they come loose? Why do they sometimes not seat down completely? Why is the gingival form they produce not ideal? How can they be used to enhance augmentation at the time of surgery? Let us know if you have some special uses for gingivaformers?
There is increasing interest in "Internal" Sinus Lift Procedures. There are numerous variations on this, with many techniques available for the operator. Two factors are critical to appreciate.
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