Actuality: In the treatment of patients with partial or complete loss of teeth, implants are being more widely used in prosthetics. When placement of cylindrical implants (CI), a serious complication is their wrong placement in the jaw bone tissue. The aim of the study was rationale of the use of surgical templates as a method of prevention of improper placement of cylindrical implants. Objectives: 1. The study of the used methods of planning and placement of cylindrical implants in clinics of Yekaterinburg. 2. Analysis of errors and complications on the example of clinical cases when planning the installation of CI was done using x-ray methods when the absence of surgical templates. 3. Rationale for the use of 3D planning for implant placement and the use of surgical templates on the example of clinical cases. The results of this research was the study of the clinical use of surgical guides and software system IMPLANT-ASSISTANT® for the prevention of complications of improper installation of CI.
dental implants, surgical template, a cylindrical implant, CT scan, errors and complications of dental implantation, program complex IMPLANTASSISTANT®