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Implant Aesthetic Score for Evaluating the Outcome Implant Aesthetic Score for Evaluating the Outcome

Author(s):

Tiziano Testori, MD, DDS, FICD;Francesca Bianchi, DDS, Massimo Del Fabbro, BSc, PhD, Matteo Capelli, DDS, Francesco Zuffetti, MD, DDS, Ignazio Berlucchi, DDS, Silvio Tashieri, DDS, Luca Francetti, DDS, Roberto Ludovico Weinstein, MD, DDS

Date Added:

1/1/2005


Summary:

Implant restorations delivered according to the Brånemark protocol have proven to be highly predictable. To shorten the length of treatment associated with the Brånemark protocol, as well as to preserve soft and hard tissues, newer protocols have focused on reducing or even eliminating the time between tooth extraction and implant placement and between implant placement and prosthetic restoration delivery. The authors present a case in which control of postextraction implant placement, optimal implant positioning, and immediate loading contributed to clinical success.

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