Harini Kumaran

Department of Conservative Dentistry, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, India

Publications

  • Research Article   
    Screw Versus Cement Retained Restoration: A Decision Making Analysis
    Author(s): Subhashree R*, Nivedhitha MS and Harini Kumaran

    Dental implant is one of the treatment options to replace the missing teeth. Screw retention and cement type of retention are the two methods of retaining a fixed implant supported restoration. Both have their own advantages and disadvantages. Prosthesis can be screw or cement retained depending on various factors like surface area of abutment, height of abutment, taper or parallelism of abutment, etc. Cement retained prosthesis can be retrieved easily, has better esthetics, passivity, good occlusion, reduced cost, reduced chair side time, less complex and better loading than screw retained. Screw retained prosthesis can be used when interarch distance is less or when implants are not placed in proper alignment. 86000 patient records were reviewed and a total of 342 patients who had undergone treatment for implant prosthesis were selected and their treatme.. Read More»

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