Guide Right™ Simple Surgical Stent

CDT uses the Guide Right template technique by DePlaque. A working cast is fabricated to determine the proposed implant position, crown-to-root ratio, occlusion, and potential complications. This allows the creation of a prosthetic wax-up and fabrication of a surgical template to guide placement of the implant relative to the planned prosthesis.

The implant not only needs to be located in an area of a missing tooth, but needs to be placed in a way to satisfy restorative, esthetic, biomechanical and functional requirements (prosthetic considerations).

Surgical trauma has shown to be one of the most important causative factors in early implant failure. The use of the template to guide the surgeon helps prevent overheating the bone during preparation of the implant site, increasing a favorable prognosis for implant integration.