Treatment Planning Guidelines and Prosthetic Options for the Edentulous Patient

A Peer-Reviewed Publication Written by Alessandro Geminiani, DDS, MS

Abstract

The loss of all of the teeth is a life-changing event that brings functional challenges. The consequences of complete eden-tulism impact areas such as anatomical, esthetic, nutritional, self-esteem, and social interaction. The treatment options for edentulous patients range from conventional complete dentures to fixed implant-supported restorations of varying complexities. This course will review indications and contraindications for treatment options of the fully edentulous patient.

Educational Objectives

During this course the participant will:

1. Review the options for the rehabilitation of the edentulous patient

2. Review the indications/contraindications of implant-related treatment options

3. Evaluate advantages/disadvantages of fixed vs. removable implant options

4. Become familiar with the All-on-4 treatment concept

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