What is it about?
The study evaluates the accuracy of the insertion of 65 dental implants in 25 consecutive partially edentulous patients using a surgical template with drill sleeves incorporated. For this purpose, the digital file of the treatment plan was compared to the digital impression, after implants insertion.
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Why is it important?
For accuracy assessment, postoperative Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) was not necessary, being in compliance with the ALARA principles.
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This page is a summary of: Accuracy Evaluation of a Stereolithographic Surgical Template for Dental Implant Insertion Using 3D Superimposition Protocol, International Journal of Dentistry, January 2017, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, DOI: 10.1155/2017/4292081.
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