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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 20-23

Role of surgical stents in determining the position of implants


1 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dental Sciences, CSM Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dental Sciences, CSM Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0975-5950.69153

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Aim : Demand from implant patients for quality and efficient treatment is increasing. Fortunately dental implant treatment is evolving with patients expectations . Materials and Methods: The study comprised of 45 patients for whom 89 implants were placed at different sites. Efficacy of the stents is evaluated in determining the position and diameter of the implants. Conclusion: this study shows the extreme accuracy of this surgical stents in implant installation in terms of position and diameter.


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