Abutment Materials and Design

Abutment Materials and Design

Module Overview

Instructors

Brahm Miller, Nico Pienaar, Klaas van der Meer

Module Format

Didactic and live demonstration

Materials

Module handout

Objectives

To familiarize the participant with:

  • Abutment material options;
  • Contour of abutments in the subgingival prosthetic envelope;
  • Handling of materials from a biocompatibility perspective;
  • Risks or pitfalls with zirconia vs. titanium: design, stems, color and more!