We have been working on a new video series with how-to guides, processes and procedures. Our first video is Cementing a Screw-Retained Crown to a Custom Abutment. Keep watching our website and Facebook pages for upcoming videos.
Instructions for cementing a screw-retained implant crown to a custom abutment in the dental office
- 3M RelyX Unicem 2
- Small mixing spatula and pad
- Teflon tape
- Brasseler Dialite HP Lab Disc L26HFP or similar silicone high-shine wheel
- Robinson stiff bristle brush
- Seat abutment onto model (lingual is indicated by a small dimple on the abutment) and screw into place
- Place Teflon tape into screw access hole of abutment on model
- Verify fit of crown on abutment
- Remove crown
- Dispense one click of 3M RelyX Unicem 2 onto pad and mix parts A & B thoroughly with small spatula. One click is typically adequate for a medium size crown. (You can use mixing tip with the cement to auto mix the cement—would require additional clicks)
- Using a small spatula, place cement into intaglio of crown
- Seat crown to abutment and immediately remove Teflon tape from hole and clean up any excess around hole
- Let cure for 6 minutes
- Use Silicone high-shine rubber wheel to remove excess at margin after cured.
- Remove crown and abutment from model and seat.
- Fill screw access hole with Teflon tape and composite