Werner Slabbert and Jon Dolding describe how a simple, accurate and stable full arch implant-supported prosthesis changed a patient’s life overnight.

A 60-year-old male attended the Sussex Implant Centre on the recommendation of another patient. He had suffered a complete dental breakdown, which resulted in all his teeth requiring removal. He had been edentulous for more than a year (Figure 1) and could not cope with his lower denture. He did not find it comfortable to wear and was looking for a fixed alternative.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Implant Dentistry Today - September 2018 - Dr Werner Slabbert and Jon Dolding