3.3 Insertion of the final prosthesis 

After your dental technician has fabricated the final prosthesis, your patient should return to your dental office for the insertion of the final restoration. This treatment step involves the try-in procedure and the insertion of the final cement-retained or screw-retained crown.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the advantages and disadvantages of cement-retained and screw-retained crowns.

  • Know what to assess during the try-in procedure for the fabrication of the final restoration.

  • Know what tightening torque to use with the final abutment and restoration.

  • Understand and follow the step-by-step procedure of restoring an implant with a screw-retained crown (e.g., with the Straumann® Variobase® for Crown).

  • Understand and follow the step-by-step procedure of restoring an implant with a cement-retained crown on a Straumann® Cementable Abutment.

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