Guidelines for splinting implants

Curtis M. Becker, David A. Kaiser, John D. Jones

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Statement of problem. Teeth and implants have different mobility patterns. Thus, it has been believed that implant-supported restorations should not be connected to natural teeth. However, this is not always the case. Purpose. This article presents guidelines for connection of restorative components when implant abutments and natural teeth are involved. Methods. Methods of connection are discussed. Conclusion. This article presents options for splinting of prosthetic components.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)210-214
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Issue number2
StatePublished - Aug 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery


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