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Replacing the Natural Tooth System in the Esthetic Zone: Flapless Implant Placement and Simultaneos Restoration to Preserve Tissue Contours and Guarantee Esthetics Replacing the Natural Tooth System in the Esthetic Zone: Flapless Implant Placement and Simultaneos Restoration to Preserve Tissue Contours and Guarantee Esthetics

Author(s):

Paul S. Petrungaro, DDS

Date Added:

6/2/2010


Summary:

The immediate temporization of dental implants at placement, following a flapless approach after tooth removal, can lay the foundation for the formation and maintenance of the soft-tissue contours necessary to enhance the clinical appearance of the implant-supported restoration in the esthetic zone. The conservative nature of this technique promotes simplification of the implant process, provides an esthetic, non-removable provisional, and facilitates a shorter healing phase. The patient is returned to a normal lifestyle in a more rapid fashion after receiving a natural-looking tooth replacement.

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