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Fine tuning the BLP The Bucco–lingual positioners locks in : - the Bucco-Lingual implant position - the top of the implant platform .

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3 mm indicators ( implant top 2-3 mm below gingival margin). The markers aid in determining the correct depth of the implant platform Copyright Š 2011 Idondivi, Inc. All rights reserved

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Pin to coincide with top of implant, which is 9 mm from top of surgical guide. Drill guides are 1 mm thick, so total of 10 mm above top of implant

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Pin to coincide with top of implant, which is 9 mm from top of surgical guide. Drill guides are 1 mm thick, so total of 10 mm above top of implant Copyright Š 2011 Idondivi, Inc. All rights reserved

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Screw access design for ideal screw retained restoration

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Screw access design creates a unnecessarily large cingulum Copyright Š 2011 Idondivi, Inc. All rights reserved

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Screw access design now mandates a cement retained restoration

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Screw access in central fossa

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Screw access in central fossa

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Screw access in central fossa

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Screw access in central fossa

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Screw access in central fossa

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Instead of a pinhole a slot is cut. This allows translation of the BLP while evaluating the best position

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Screw access hole in central fossa

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Screw access hole now lingual of the central fossa

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Body of the implant in the middle of the ridge

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Implant translated towards the buccal

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What are some of the subtleties of the BLP  

The BLP allows the operator to fix on the cast surface the Bucco-lingual position, based on bone volume and screw access hole design, as wel...