One of the most challenging areas in implant dentistry is to achieve passive insertion of a screw-retained metal framework for a bar-retained overdenture or a fixed partial denture.
This frequently involves sectioning the initial framework, connecting
the segments with acrylic and picking up the united framework in an
impression to return to the lab for soldering or welding.
We invite subscribers to share their clinical tips and pearls on this issue. We invite dental laboratory technicians as well. Does anybody have a tried-and-true technique that they would like to share?