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Functional Gingival Grafts in Anterior Implant Therapy - Part 2 of 2

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In this second of a two part series, Dr. Richard Martin, an oral & maxillofacial surgeon from Dallas Texas, outlines his approach to simultaneous gingival grafting following extraction to preserve or enhance the critical labial gingival margins around implant restorations in the esthetic zone.

Date Added:
9/30/2010

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Richard  Martin, DDS Richard Martin, DDS
Dr. Richard Martin is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Lewisville-North Dallas, Texas. He is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry where he was elected O...
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Questions & Comments
richard martin - (10/24/2011 3:50 PM)

Omar, Thank you- The Zirconia abutments are final in most cases - the purpose of the acrylic in the help with additional shaping- contouring of the gingival margin-it you notice the cervical portion of the provisional is concave to slide under the tissue- If you a satisfied with the contour of the "camelback", yes you can go ahead with the final , however I have found the patient with thin biotype will require additional tissue contouring.

omar mohamed - (10/18/2011 6:42 PM)

Thank you very much for this interesting lecture...but what is the point of using the temporary zironia implant abutments for temporary restorations,why not use the camelback for provisionalisation,and if the papilla is expected to fill the embrassure, why not delivering the final restoration straight after 3 months of camelback...and waiting the papilla to fill the embrassure within 2-3 weeks...in otherwords what is the importance of the acrylic crowns in the interim period?and what if i didn't use them...again thank you very much

dentimp huang - (12/15/2010 11:57 AM)

You did a fantastic work ! Dr.Martin . But I'm still confused with the " Lid graft " , could you give us more detail about it ? This is a question from TAIWAN , Thank you very much !

richard martin - (11/11/2010 6:41 AM)

Shane, I Do use an 8mm punch but only about 2-3 mm deep- however I also use a 15 blade to modify my graft

Shane Claiborne - (11/10/2010 10:35 AM)

IS the "Lid-graft" just a FGG? Could you just use a tissue punch the size of the site to harvest this?

Carl Choi - (10/2/2010 6:19 PM)

You do awesome work!

terry abel - (10/2/2010 7:20 AM)

Nice results!

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