Revista Cubana de Estomatología
On-line version ISSN 1561-297X
Implantation is a science with a rapid development in past years offering possibility of to solve problems of people. A continue scientific and technical research made oral implantation be every day more accepted, since some work decades have turn implants into the best present choice. Aim of present paper is to describe the different types of prosthetic rehabilitation on implants in total edentulous which allow showing some of implantation possibilities in solving of retention, support, and stability problems in total edentulous patients with much reabsorbed edges, very difficult to restore by means of conventional techniques. We conclude that overdentures retained by bars and spheres, as well as implant- supported fixed bridges, are ideals to solve these problems, offering also comfort, functional qualities and aesthetics.
Keywords : Supported implant; retention; support and stability.