Successful implant treatment requires a prosthodontically driven implant plan to determine the ideal implant position. The implant position should facilitate the placement of an optimal definitive prosthesis which fulfils both functional and esthetic demands and mimics the natural dentition.
By using additional diagnostic investigations, site-specific surgical and prosthodontic requirements can be identified and assessed. This helps to minimize the risk of complications and failures following implant treatment.
After completing this ITI Academy Module, you should be able to…
recognise indications for additional diagnostic investigation in implant treatment planning
describe different additional diagnostic investigations