Telescopic attachment retained prosthesis
Removable implant-supported dental prostheses with telescopic attachments
Telescope is defined here
Great DT post here and another one from Uwe
Here is another article from Uwe.
Deutsch or Olaf http://jfdental-labs.com/
Syncope is similar. Not true telescope but similar and is removable by patient.
Locator F-Tx is removable by dentist only. Has plastic attachments that “break” when inserting so can not take in and out. Once removed, plastic inserts are replaced.
What are the ADA dental codes for a telescopic removable appliance?
Depends on implants, teeth, or teeth and implants. The dental code for coping is D2975
Research on telescope implant supported dental prosthesis
Survival rate at 3 years the same as implant-supported dental prosthesis but complications higher Rehmann JOMI 2015
Immediately loaded in this study but hard to get implants perfectly parallel. They use some sort of guide but I would think still tough. Without that then likely would need to let heal for conventional about of time. Would work well I believe, if can find lab that is confident with technique.
If try case like this check out references 9-10-11
Irving Yalisove has a textbook on telescopic prosthesis but this was before the popularity of implants.
Technique to make a telescopic prosthesis
Need something very sensitive to check fit. Tanaka BiteX is a nice product to check within a microns.
- Coat the prosthesis and secondary coping in vaseline.
- Cement the primary copings and wipe away most excess with a microbrush.
- Seat the prosthesis before cement sets so primaries set perfectly inside the secondary copings in the prosthesis.
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