T04 – Implant Supported Telescopic Hybrid Prosthesis: Indications, Contraindications and Challenges

The screw retained hybrid prosthesis is one of the most popular and successful solutions for the treatment of the edentulous maxilla. Some of the limitations of this type of prosthesis are poor hygiene and expensive maintenance. A more recent alternative is the implant supported telescopic hybrid prosthesis. This prosthesis provides the benefits of the screw retained prosthesis yet allowing for better hygiene and less expensive maintenance, however, there are new challenges. This presentation will go over the rationale, indications, and contraindications of this prosthetic option. It will also cover the possible complications with their respective solutions.


  • Recognize the limitations of the screw retained hybrid prosthesis
  • Understand the benefits of having a “stable in function” prosthesis that can be removed by the patient
  • Have a clear understanding of the of limitations of the telescopic implant prosthesis

CE Credit 6

Intended Audience: Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Assistants

Location: Date: September 23, 2021 Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Marco Brindis, DDS