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Article:

Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in a Fixed Partial Restoration - Part 1: Introduction to Artificial Gingiva as an Alternative Therapy

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Author(s):

Christian Coachman, Marcelo Calamita, Maurice Salama, David Garber, henry salama

Date Added:

1/7/2010

Category:

Implant, Crowns and Bridges, Composite Resin, Other Restorative,
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Summary:

The Class III defect environment entails a vertical and horizontal deficiency in the endentulous ridge. Often, bone and soft tissue surgical procedures fall short of achieving a natural esthetic result. Alternative surgical and restorative protocols for these types of prosthetic gingival restorations are presented in this three-part series, which highlights the diagnostic and treatment aspects as well as the lab and maintenance challenges involved.