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A Different Kind of Platform Shifting to Preserve Bone and Soft Tissue - Part 1 of 3

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Dr. Fetner discusses the essentials of placing a Ankylos Implant in the esthetic zone. The key is subcrestal positioning to allow maximum facial bone and implants with smaller diameters. Variable subcrestal positioning is also discussed leading to a wider use of stock abutments. Provisionals and tissue management is emphasized. Proper implant placement, site section and abutment management has been shown to result in very favorable outcomes. Dr. Fetner supports his clinical technique with recent publications that he and others have contributed.

Date Added:
4/10/2012

Author(s):

Alan Fetner, DMD Alan Fetner, DMD
Dr. Alan Fetner is a practicing periodontist in Jacksonville, Florida. He is in practice with his wife Dr. Mary Hartigan who is also a periodontist. Mary and Alan have four...
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Questions & Comments
Nassib Fares - (4/24/2012 3:02 AM)

A valuable presentation, a concentrated summary ,on the "Main Issue",of the hard and soft tissue behavior arround several current implant-abutment interface designs.

David Garber - (4/23/2012 11:26 AM)

Alan, just an excellent perspective on the real issues - Great job,well done . . . thanks

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