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Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in a Fixed Partial Restoration - Part 1: Introduction to Artificial Gingiva as an Alternative Therapy Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in a Fixed Partial Restoration - Part 1: Introduction to Artificial Gingiva as an Alternative Therapy

Author(s):

David Garber, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD;Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT;Marcelo Calamita, DDS, MS, PhD;Guilherme Cabral, DDS, CDT

Date Added:

1/7/2010


Summary:

The Class III defect environment entails a vertical and horizontal deficiency in the endentulous ridge. Often, bone and soft tissue surgical procedures fall short of achieving a natural esthetic result. Alternative surgical and restorative protocols for these types of prosthetic gingival restorations are presented in this three-part series, which highlights the diagnostic and treatment aspects as well as the lab and maintenance challenges involved.

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