Congress Lecture

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Surgical Planning and Procedures

Digital Surgical Planning

Waldemar Daudt Polido

This lecture deals with digital implant planning, which includes prosthetic and radiographic planning of optimal implant position and fabrication of surgical guides. Concept of reverse digital planning is presented with explanation of steps from initial examination to delivery of final prosthesis. Differences and potential pitfalls in the planning process for specific indications are presented. Among other advantages, digital planning might offer more secure implant placement in challenging anatomical situations and also reduces surgery time, but importance of precise execution of all phases and potential errors and complications are also presented.

At the end of this Congress Lecture you should be able to…

  • explain the concept of reverse digital planning

  • list steps in digital implant planning

  • discuss advantages and shortcomings of digital implant planning

  • recognize common complications and their causes

47 minutes
ITI Congress Southern Africa 2019
0.78 hours
Purchase price
24 Academy Coins
Publication date: May 27, 2021 Last review date: May 20, 2021 Next review date: May 20, 2024
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