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Customized Provisional Abutment and Provisional Restoration for an Immediately-Placed Implant Customized Provisional Abutment and Provisional Restoration for an Immediately-Placed Implant

Author(s):

Gerard Lemongello, DMD

Date Added:

6/18/2010


Summary:

The use of immediate implant placement and immediate provisionalization techniques are paramount to the maintenance for aesthetic hard and soft tissue structures. This is particularly important when implant-supported restorations are utilized in the aesthetic zone. A purpose of the custom-fabricated provisional abutment and restoration is to guide the hard and soft tissue response during healing. This case presentation depicts the prosthetic technique used by the author to create the final tissue contours and emergence profile for the final restoration.

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