Implant-Supported Restoration Techniques

Released: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Expires: Wednesday, March 31, 2021

By Gregg Helvey, DDS, CDT

Commercial Supporter: Parkell

This article reviews implant-supported restoration techniques. It explains the advantages and disadvantages of screw-retained versus cemented implant-supported restorations and the variations in techniques in the fabrication process. It also describes a technique in restoring the loss of gingival tissue with implant restorations in the anterior region.


  • Describe the fabrication of cement-retained/screw-retained hybrid single crowns.
  • Explain how to correct malpositioned implants with angulated screw-channel technology.
  • Explain how to replace lost gingival tissue in the anterior region with creative prosthetics.

About the Author

Gregg Helvey, DDS, CDT
Private Practice, Middleburg, Virginia

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