Emergence Profile

Constructed using non-engaging SR Ti temp abutment with lab fabricated temp

Temps in place 4 months
View on day of impression
Final prosthesis

 

Finish

 

Cross sectional area of what abutment should look like for proper emergence profile
Research

Neale D, Chee W. Development of implant soft tissue emergence profile: a technique. J Prosthetic Dent. 1994;71:364-368.

Bain CA, Weisgold AS. Customized emergence profile in the implant crown-a new technique. Compend Contin Educ Dent 1997;18:41-45.

Macintosh
DCT, Sutherland M. Method for developing an optimal emergence profile
using heat-polymerized provisional restorations for single-tooth
implant-supported restorations. J Prosthetic Dent 2004;91:289-292.

Potashnick SR. Soft tissue modeling for the esthetic single-tooth implant restoration. J Esthet Dent 1998;10:121-131.

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