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Combination Therapies in the Esthetic Zone: Steps for Success

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This presentation will cover the critical aspects to consider for deciding the sequence and implementation of combination therapies. Successful esthetic zone treatment must begin with a well thought-out space management plan. This plan involves a three dimensional adjustment of the periodontal attachment, with a possibility of root submergence and partial extraction technique. Following this, a decision is made concerning the timing and position of implant placement, and an adequate hard tissue foundation can be restored using GBR with titanium mesh and collagen membrane. On top of this base a more efficient soft tissue augmentation and adjustment completes the requirements for success in the esthetic zone.

Date Added:
8/9/2017

Author(s):

Tomohiro Ishikawa, DDS Tomohiro Ishikawa, DDS
Tomohiro Ishikawa, D.D.S.

Professional Experience:

  • Ishikawa Dental Office, private practice, Hamamatsu, Shizuoka, Japan, 1996-present [read more]




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Questions & Comments
Omar Bayati - (8/9/2017 2:18 AM)

Outstanding result in vertical augmentation and papilla regeneration in vertical defecient sites. Your concept seems to create bone peaks between implant to have more natural looking papilla by using healing abutments on implant as tenting screw to further augment. This technique leave the platform of implants few millimeters subcrestal compared to interproximal bone peaks. Question: how predictable is maintaining these bone.peaks above implant platform?

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