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A Modified Surgical/Prosthetic Approach for Optimal Single Implant Supported Crown A Modified Surgical/Prosthetic Approach for Optimal Single Implant Supported Crown

Author(s):

Nitzan Bichacho, DMD;Cobi J. Landsberg, DMD

Date Added:

1/1/1994


Summary:

Optimal implant placement can be achieved only if the ridge maintains its dimensions and the qllality of bone. To prevent the resorption of the ridge and to enhance the quality of regenerated bone, two main approaches have been suggested. Palt I of this article presents a modified regenerative technique - the "socket seal surgery"' (SSS). Part II will present a modified prosthetic technique - the "cervical contouring concept" (CCC) - and it will be published in the May, 1994, issue of PP&A. The learning objective of this article is to supplement reader knowledge of methods and techniques for prevention of ridge resorption and enhancement of bone regeneration.

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