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Finding Z: A Mathematical Method For Predicting Tissue Position After Implant Abutment-Restoration Placement Finding Z: A Mathematical Method For Predicting Tissue Position After Implant Abutment-Restoration Placement

Author(s):

Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS;Gary Goldstein, DDS; John Kim, BA

Date Added:

9/9/2015


Summary:

A visible abutment-restorative interface is a problematic consequence, especially in the esthetic zone. This article presents formulas to predict the vertical tissue position around the abutment-restoration, which can be used both as a guide to the clinical situation and as an aid to computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing design.

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