The Chairside Fabrication of a Provisional Crown for a Single Tooth Implant

April 19, 2016

A Peer-Reviewed Publication Written by Ian Shuman, DDS, MAGD, AFAAID


Whether the intent is a delayed or immediate implant restoration, a dental implant may require a provisional crown. This can be accomplished in the laboratory or chairside. When creating a chairside provisional crown, the practitioner has control over the planned soft tissue growth and therefore the health of the implant and periodontium. This course describes and illustrates the steps needed to fabricate a chairside provisional crown for an anterior single tooth implant.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity participants will be able to:

1.. Discuss the importance of a well-fabricated provisional implant crown

2.. Describe the materials and steps needed to create a temporary prosthesis

3.. Restore a dental implant with a provisional restoration using the materials and methods discussed in this course

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