Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 34 (2019), No. 2 22. Mar. 2019
Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 34 (2019), No. 2 (22.03.2019)
Online Article, Page e17-e19, doi:10.11607/jomi.7492, PubMed:30883628
Online Article: A Simplified Technique to Control Excess Cement Material Underneath Cement-Retained Implant Restorations: Technical Note
Romanos, Georgios E.
Subgingival presence of remaining excess cement may lead to implant complications and failures. This is a technical report and advice on how to cement implant-supported restorations using a simple and universal method applying liquid petroleum jelly to the peri-implant sulcus after cementation. This simple and userfriendly method eliminates excess cement and should be used in the daily practice.
Keywords: cement-retained implant prostheses, cementation, complications