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But one of the challenges we see with cement-retained implant crowns is the lack of retrievability, especially since most of these have been put on with permanent cement.
Even the temporary cement sometimes is very difficult to remove.
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So if you are planning to do a cement-retained implant crown, my recommendation is you take a photo of the screw access hole before you cement the crown.
If later in the future the screw becomes loose or it breaks, you can look at the photo and know where your screw hole is.
This method will give you a better chance of finding the tighting screw and plugging it back up.
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