Impression Techniques Used For Dental Implant - A Review



With the predictable integration of implants, the emphasis is shifted towards precise prosthesis. Reproducing the intraoral relationship of implants through impression procedures is the important step in achieving an accurate, passively fitting prosthesis. When dealing with the impression restorations is accurate transfer of the relationship of the implant and /or any remaining dentition to the master cast. Several options exist when dealing with the impression in implant prosthodontics. Newer advancement in in taking impression in implant by digital method. Digital Implant Dentistry will have an enormous impact on the dental implant market in the near future because of the predictable results, more predictable cost, save time for both the patient and the dental team.  This paper discusses the relative merits of different implant impression techniques.


Impression Techniques, Open Tray Technique, Closed Tray Technique, Digital Impression, Coping

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