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The Case for Implant-Retained, Tissue-Supported Overdentures

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This approach is a viable alternative to conventional complete dentures and complex, fixed, implant-supported prostheses.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:

  1. Explain indications for implant-retained, tissue-supported overdentures in the treatment of dentulous patients, and considerations for appropriate case planning.
  2. Discuss various options for securing an implant-retained overdenture, and clinical factors that affect implant placement.
  3. List the recommended recall interval for this patient group.

This course was issued in January 2019 and expires January 31, 2022. The author has no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.

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