Implant placement accuracy in guided implant surgery - Contra-angle handpiece or the torque wrench, which one to choose?

Dr Bálint Molnár, Hungary
Accreditation: 1 CME
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Release date: 05/30/2022
Expiry date: 05/30/2027



Several methods have been described to improve the accuracy of implant positioning. Studies have confirmed the superiority of guided implant placement over freehand implant placement. The alignment of a CBCT dataset and the digital image of a diagnostic wax-up in CAD planning software allows the clinician to virtually plan the implant position in three dimensions. Surgical templates are used according to different protocols defined by the degree of guidance. The pilot protocol uses the template only for the initial drill. The half-guided protocol uses the template for all osteotomies, only implant placement is performed without the template...

About the speaker

Dr Bálint Molnár, Hungary
Dr Balint Molnar is an Associate Professor at the Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary. He received his DMD degree in 2004 (summa cum laude), and defended his Ph.D. thesis in 2013. He was granted the "Young Researchers Program"' award in 2016 sponsored by NSK Europe GmbH. 

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