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Vol. 70, No. 7
ISSN: 1488-2159
July / August 2004


Incorporating Retrievability in Fixed Implant-Supported Prostheses by Transverse Fixation in the ITI Abutment System


• Peter A. Taylor, BSc(Hon), DDS •

A b s t r a c t

This article describes the use of the ITI implant system in rehabilitation of the maxillary anterior sextant of a 41-yearold patient. The Syn-Octa TS abutment system was used in this case, along with a customized transfer aid for intraoral positioning of these elements. This system offers the advantage of retrievability of the prosthesis in multiunit cases.


MeSH Key Words: dental implants; dental prosthesis design; dental prosthesis retention/methods
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