Special Issue "Esthetic and Oral Rehabilitation: Novel Techniques, Materials and Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 December 2023 | Viewed by 126
Prosthetic and aesthetic rehabilitations, new techniques, especially digital techniques, implant rehabilitations, and the use of innovative materials play key roles in modern dentistry.
In addition, digital surgery planning, as an innovative diagnostic phase, immediate prosthetic loading and the communication phase with the patient are fundamental in the new modern treatment process. With the use of the most advanced technologies for the acquisition of diagnostic data, from the high-resolution, low-radiation three-dimensional radiology of cone beam CT to the acquisition of intraoral impressions with digital acquisition systems, it is now possible to accumulate in a virtual environment all the parameters needed to work out the optimal rehabilitation for the patient. This is also possible thanks to the aid of specific software dedicated to the digital design of the prosthetic layout interfaced with implant planning programs that offer the concrete possibility of pre-visualize the rehabilitation project in a digital environment even before the surgical phase, making it possible to arrive at these results starting from the diagnostic data.
The development of programs dedicated to modeling prosthetic elements in three dimensions has recently made it possible to digitally design tooth morphology in three dimensions even in the case of extensive rehabilitations. The 'matching' between prosthetic design and virtual planning of implant placement opens up hitherto undreamt-of perspectives for the entire digital design of implant-supported prosthetic rehabilitation.
The CAD/CAM realization of the immediately loaded provisional prosthesis, true to the layout realized in the diagnostic phase, fulfils the functional and aesthetic requirements even in the most complex cases, such as full-arch rehabilitations with a small number of implants.
Prof. Dr. Francesca Cattoni
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- implant rehabilitation
- esthetic prosthetic rehabilitation
- digital workflow
- laser therapy
- hygiene follow up
- esthetic materials