65 y.o. male F. J. C. presented to our clinic for evaluation on 02/27/19 after a large history of failed dental work.
Medical History: Hypertension.
EOE: Within normal limits.
IOE: Oral cancer screening was negative, patient presented with defective anterior bridge, with severe carious lesion on abutment tooth # 11 (Canine), open margins, existing implant with locator attached to fixture on tooth area # 4 and severe generalized chronic periodontitis on remaining teeth, fair oral hygiene.
After a comprehensive oral evaluation was completed Mr. C was explained about the poor prognosis of the existing upper dentition for fix rehabilitation and treatment plan option of
All on Six Implant Hybrid bridge was explained as ideal approach to restore function and form of his masticatory system.
Patient was also recommended with scaling and root planning for the lower arch.
Questions were answered and Mr. C accepted the suggested treatment plan.
After all the preliminary protocol and approach was completed, surgery was performed on 06/18/19 where upper remaining teeth were removed and 6 implants were placed and fixed in less than 24 hours, avoiding any lack of function or psychological trauma with this prompt rehabilitation.
After the surgical phase was completed and implant osseointegration process was successfully concluded impressions were taken for final rehabilitation in monolithic zirconia with porcelain layer started on 10/08/19 and successfully delivered on 01/28/21.