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Securing Implant-Retained Crowns and Long-Term Provisionals with Premier® Implant Cement

"If you are not restoring dental implants in your practice, 2004 is the time to incorporate that procedure into your practice."  Dr Gordon J. Christensen, "New Directions in Dentistry," Dentistry Today, February 2004

Premier® Implant Cement fills the growing need for a reliable cement formulated specifically for implant-retained prostheses.  Advancements in materials and techniques are moving dental implants into the mainstream.  A growing number of dentists are placing implants and an even larger number are treating or re-treating patients with implant-retained restorations.  More patients now are asking about implants as a treatment option and as our population ages and maintains their teeth longer, the demand for implant therapy will continue to rise.

Because implant restorations often require re-treatment to check for mobility, the ideal cement must combine permanent retention with relative ease of retrieval.  In addition, a good marginal seal is necessary to prevent the ingress of bacteria.  Heightened concern for fluid and microbial penetration of the implant restoration has led the dental profession away from screw-retained systems towards cement-retained systems.  Non-eugenol temporary cements often lack sufficient retention.  Zinc Phosphate and Glass Ionomer cements are characteristically more prone to wash-outs.  Premier Implant Cement is a non-eugenol resin cement that features a unique, 2-stage cure that makes seating the restoration and removing excess cement, a quick and simple process.  The rigid final set and low solubility in oral fluids provide an excellent marignal seal and superior retention.

Secure retention and retrievability
in one unique cement

Here's the technique in six simple steps:

  1. Check-fit occlusion and proximal contacts.  Complete all finishing procedures.
  2. Dry and isolate the prepared abutments.  Absolute dryness is not necessary, but obvious contamination should be avoided.
  3. Make sure the interior of the restoration is clean and dry.  To facilitate future removal of implant restoration, lubricate the internal surface of the restoration with a thin layer of K-Y jelly or other water-based lubricant.
  4. Bleed the syringe before installation of the automix dispensing tip.  Mount a new, automix dispensing tip onto the Premier Implant Cement dual-barrel syringe and bleed the syringe again.  This insures complete flow of base and catalyst components.  Syringe a thin layer of the cement directly into the restoration.  You have 45-60 seconds of working time.
  5. Firmly seat the crown and either hold in place or have the patient gently close on a cotton roll until the initial set, which occurs in 2 to 2.5 minutes, but before the final set.
  6. Final cement set is between 4-5 minutes, depending on conditions.     

Dry and isolate

Bleed syringe

Apply lubricant

Remove excess cement

For a limited time, the Premier Implant Cement kit contains a free implant-safe scaler, which can be autoclaved and re-sharpened.  The Premier Implant Scaler can be used to safely remove excess cement after the initial set, and primarily clean the abutment during prophylaxis.

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