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Modern Day Esthetic Challenges with Implants in the Esthetic Zone

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Current trends in implant therapy advocate clinical techniques thereby allowing treatment efficiency consisting of condensed clinical procedures, fewer patient appointments, and shortened overall treatment time. Even though there is overwhelming literature to support positive outcomes in regards to implant survival through immediate implant therapy and tooth replacement strategies, esthetics questions still loom, specifically how to handle multiple tooth sites in the esthetic zone. This presentation will address treatment planning strategies with multiple tooth sites incorporating teeth, immediate implants with tooth replacement, and pontics in the esthetic zone. Innovations in implant macro design, to achieve more consistent screw-retained definitive restorations, and devices / strategies in provisional restoration fabrication to save time will be presented.

Date Added:
5/23/2018

Author(s):

Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
Dr. Stephen Chu received his doctoral degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1984 and his master’s degree in restorative dentistry and ...
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Questions & Comments
FARHAN DURRANI492 - (6/24/2018 6:46 AM)

excellent

Kastytis Zymantas - (6/3/2018 10:00 AM)

Thanks for a great presentation with the ability to synthesize all of the research with clinical Implications. Nice graphics too.

Omid Moghaddas - (5/31/2018 9:42 AM)

like always the best . critical points beautifully demonstrated by amazing teacher regards, Dr Moghaddas

Omid Moghaddas - (5/31/2018 9:42 AM)

like always the best . critical points beautifully demonstrated by amazing teacher regards, Dr Moghaddas

lucia amezcua - (5/23/2018 6:51 PM)

Dr Chu: what you think about the form of the pontic square? it means 90o than you very much for your presentation

Alberto Miselli - (5/23/2018 10:59 AM)

Dear Stephen Chu: How I enjoyed your lecture, as always with very clear ideas, about the nourishment of perimplant tissues. According to the Borg Group article, they talked of create more space in the area closest to the implant platform. Now, in the article by Pablo Galindo and Alberto Monje, where they said that the distance between the edge of the crown and the implant platform should be at least two millimeters. On the other hand, Tomas Linkevicius and his article on mucosa thickness l, greater than 3 mm to preserve or crest. Well, in my humble opinion and clinical experience, in edentulous areas, where the biological space, the gingiva contour and the papillae have been lost, everything depends on the prosthetic design, the wax up will indicate the zenith and to what depth we will insert the implant, the vertical mucosal tissue and the phenotype. I want to say that it is a three-dimensional, biological and mechanical approach so that all the precepts are fulfilled, that you, in a very didactic way, exposed in your webinar and all the articles that you have made reference. I lacked to say about subcritical design, very well explained by Alberto Monje et al and Ernesto Lee et al. where the convexity or concavity depends on the buccal - palatal position of the implant and the volume of the oral mucosal roof. In conclusion, many concepts that we must take into consideration. Thank you for everything you've done to make us better implantologists. Best regards Alberto Miselli

Maurice Salama - (5/23/2018 9:13 AM)

Simply cutting edge presentation with robust scientific and clinical information. So well done my friend. regards Maurice

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