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Replacement of a Mutilated Maxillary Incisor With a Single Implant Restoration: A Staged Implant Replacement of a Mutilated Maxillary Incisor With a Single Implant Restoration: A Staged Implant

Author(s):

Prof. Nitzan Bichacho, DMD;Cobi J. Landsberg, DMD, Rafi Romano, DMD, MSD, Shlomi Silberstein, CDT

Date Added:

1/9/1998


Summary:

Patients are advised to maintain oral health in order to enjoy function and the natural appearance of their dentition for a lifetime. In the event that oral health becomes impaired, clinicians are capable of restoring it through either conservative or sophisticated treatment modalities. This treatment must be based on sound, rationalized clinical evidence and a clear understanding of the biological and physiological processes involved. Dental professionals must also acknowledge their personal limitations and be willing to consult and collaborate with colleagues to solve problems prior to and during patient treatment. During the course of daily practice, clinicians may be confronted with clinical situations that at first sight might appear extremely difficult to solve. In these cases, the challenge for the operating team is to find the simplest, least invasive yet most predictable manner to restore proper health to a particular patient.

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