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CT Scan Instructions / Fully Edentulous

Fully Edentulous

CT scanning appliance instructions

Method 1 Instructions:
Suremark™ Markers

Step 1

Place three SureMark™ markers on the labial side of the denture and three on the palatal side.

Implant Solutions Fully Edentulous Method 1 SureMark

Place SureMarkTM markers

Step 2

Place the denture on a foam block properly orientating the teeth and place on the CT Scanner rest. Make sure the foam block is in the proper Field Of View (FOV) for the CT scan.

Implant Solutions Fully Edentulous Method 1 Denture

Place denture on block

Step 3

Next, have the patient insert the complete denture with SureMark™ Markers into their mouth and separate the patient’s arches with cotton rolls.

Implant Solutions Fully Edentulous Method 1 Denture back into mouth

Place denture back into mouth

Step 4

Take the patient’s CT Scan and send or upload files to Implant Solutions®. Include the following: CT scan of patient wearing complete denture and CT scan of prosthetic.

Implant Solutions Non Edentulous Take CT Scan

Take CT scan

Method 2 Instructions:
Conventional Scanning Appliance

Step 1

Impression. Take upper and lower polyvinyl or polyether impression of patient’s features. Ridges, borders, hamular notches and retromolar pads must be present and accurately impressed.

Implant Solutions Fully Edentulous Method 2 Impression

Impression

Step 2

Base Plate/ Bite Rims. Using the provided impression, Implant Solutions® fabricates a base plate/bite rim. Use the base plate/bite rim provided to register the vertical dimension. Mark midline and contour the bite rim to fit patient’s facial features.

Implant Solutions Fully Edentulous Method 2 Base Plate

Base plate/bite rim

Step 3

Set Up. Based on the provided records, Implant Solutions® fabricates a setup with barium sulfate teeth. Try-in setup and address all cosmetic and phonetic requirements. If changes are needed, relay information back to Implant Solutions® and evaluate if new try-in is needed.

Implant Solutions Fully Edentulous Method 2 Set-up

Set-up

Step 4

Process. Implant Solutions® processes the try-in and converts it into a scanning appliance that is then returned to the doctors.

Implant Solutions Fully Edentulous Method 2 Process

Process

Step 5

Cotton Rolls. Before taking CT scan with the conventional appliance in place, separate the patient’s jaws with cotton rolls.

Implant Solutions Fully Edentulous Method 2 Place cotton rolls

Place cotton rolls

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