Our industry has been inundated with a multitude of all-ceramic materials in the past 10 years; the best choice today might be outdated in three or four years. The issues of porcelain chipping and fractures and whether to use cement-on or screw-retained restorations for implants are still on the table. John Haupt, MDT, discusses the All-On-4 concept for the edentulous patient, which creates a new avenue for the technician as a team member assisting the surgeon and restorative doctor, and introduces some interesting test results with respect to the concept.
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