The clinical performance of dental implant restorations may be influenced by many factors, not the least of which is the fit/adaptation between the prosthesis and the supporting implants. In turn, implant prosthesis fit may be influenced by impression and scanning accuracy, prosthesis design, components used, a wide variety of manufacturing elements, clinical placement of the definitive restoration and subsequent prosthesis maintenance. While reams of literature have been published on the topic of implant restoration fit, this issue of the Prosthodontics Newsletter will review select studies of a few critical considerations that will help practitioners improve the delivery of care.

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