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How do they put dental crown on implant abutment?

23 doctors weighed in
6 doctors agree

In brief: 2 options

Implant crowns can either be cemented on to the abutment or screw-retained.
The latter may require a filling over the access hole.

In brief: 2 options

Implant crowns can either be cemented on to the abutment or screw-retained.
The latter may require a filling over the access hole.
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman
Dr. Jonathan Hoffman
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Dr. Robert Schwartz
Dentistry - Cosmetic
3 doctors agree

In brief: Implant/Crown

Implants are placed in the bone to replace missing teeth.
Once they heal (usually about 3 months) they are uncovered and a healing cap is placed. After a few days impressions are taken to restore the implant. Attachment of the crowns can vary between cementing them in once the post is inserted or Screwed directly into the implant. The method depends on your dentists implants used and the lab

In brief: Implant/Crown

Implants are placed in the bone to replace missing teeth.
Once they heal (usually about 3 months) they are uncovered and a healing cap is placed. After a few days impressions are taken to restore the implant. Attachment of the crowns can vary between cementing them in once the post is inserted or Screwed directly into the implant. The method depends on your dentists implants used and the lab
Dr. Robert Schwartz
Dr. Robert Schwartz
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Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Dentistry - Periodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Dental implants

Restorations for dental implants can be screw or cement retained.
Screw retained is a more retrievable option.

In brief: Dental implants

Restorations for dental implants can be screw or cement retained.
Screw retained is a more retrievable option.
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
Dr. Ahmad Eslami
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Dr. Michael Gulizio
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
2 doctors agree

In brief: 2 options

A crown can either be cemented onto an implant abutment or screw-retained directly into the implant itself.

In brief: 2 options

A crown can either be cemented onto an implant abutment or screw-retained directly into the implant itself.
Dr. Michael Gulizio
Dr. Michael Gulizio
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Dr. Kevin Owoc
Dentistry - Prosthodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cement or Screw

The implant crown is most often cemented onto the implant abutment.
This allows for the most natural looking implant crown. The second option is to have the implant crown screw-retained. The advantage here is that it is easily retrievable should an issue with the abutment or implant evolve. The screw hole is then filled with tooth colored material.

In brief: Cement or Screw

The implant crown is most often cemented onto the implant abutment.
This allows for the most natural looking implant crown. The second option is to have the implant crown screw-retained. The advantage here is that it is easily retrievable should an issue with the abutment or implant evolve. The screw hole is then filled with tooth colored material.
Dr. Kevin Owoc
Dr. Kevin Owoc
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Very carefully

The crown is cemented on the abutment.
There are many different cements. It is up to your dentist to decide what is the best choice in each specify situation.

In brief: Very carefully

The crown is cemented on the abutment.
There are many different cements. It is up to your dentist to decide what is the best choice in each specify situation.
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
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Dr. Brian Dorfman
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cement or screw

Depending on the practitioner and hte situation a crown can be cemented onto an abutment or the crown and abutment are integrated and the whole unit is crew retained on the implant.
There are also some implant systems that allow for a "press fit" abutment and crown.

In brief: Cement or screw

Depending on the practitioner and hte situation a crown can be cemented onto an abutment or the crown and abutment are integrated and the whole unit is crew retained on the implant.
There are also some implant systems that allow for a "press fit" abutment and crown.
Dr. Brian Dorfman
Dr. Brian Dorfman
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Cement or screw

The crown can be placed on the tooth using a special cement.
Sometimes, the crown can be screwed/attached into the center of the dental implant.

In brief: Cement or screw

The crown can be placed on the tooth using a special cement.
Sometimes, the crown can be screwed/attached into the center of the dental implant.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: 2 ways

The crown can either be cemented on (more common) or retained with a screw.

In brief: 2 ways

The crown can either be cemented on (more common) or retained with a screw.
Dr. Anthony Silvestro
Dr. Anthony Silvestro
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Dr. Ragan Faler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Glue or screw

The restorative dentist will make a working model of our implant once it is ready.
They will either make the crown that can be srewed to the implant, or the will screw in a small custom post which will then have a crown glued on.

In brief: Glue or screw

The restorative dentist will make a working model of our implant once it is ready.
They will either make the crown that can be srewed to the implant, or the will screw in a small custom post which will then have a crown glued on.
Dr. Ragan Faler
Dr. Ragan Faler
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Dr. Robert Tupac
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: Two choices

The crowns are either cemented with dental cement (temporary or permanent) or screwed onto the abutment, depending on the situation and the recommendation of your dentist.

In brief: Two choices

The crowns are either cemented with dental cement (temporary or permanent) or screwed onto the abutment, depending on the situation and the recommendation of your dentist.
Dr. Robert Tupac
Dr. Robert Tupac
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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: 2 ways

The crown can be screwed directly to the implant -- i always like this best.
The implant may have an abutment screwed to it first - often to correct an angulation requirement - and the crown may then be cemented to the abutment. Another option in the case of multiple tooth replacement is the multi-tooth prosthesis being screwed to the abutments. For single crown, however, the first 2 apply.

In brief: 2 ways

The crown can be screwed directly to the implant -- i always like this best.
The implant may have an abutment screwed to it first - often to correct an angulation requirement - and the crown may then be cemented to the abutment. Another option in the case of multiple tooth replacement is the multi-tooth prosthesis being screwed to the abutments. For single crown, however, the first 2 apply.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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