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Fig. 9 | BMC Oral Health

Fig. 9

From: Complete-arch fixed reconstruction by means of guided surgery and immediate loading: a retrospective clinical study on 12 patients with 1 year of follow-up

Fig. 9

Aesthetic refinement. a the clinician took an alginate impression of the provisionals in place, and a precision impression in polyether with open tray, to capture the position of the implants. These impressions were sent to the dental technician who poured plaster models and scanned them. These models were then overlapped in a CAD software, in order to have a guide for modeling the final restorations and to perform aesthetic modifications. All these modifications, however, were done manually, on 3D printed models. Then, the final shapes were scanned again

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