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Guided gingival growth

guided gingival growth

Guided gingival growth to increase keratinized tissue Basically just using a healing abutment that isn’t quiet tall enough for it to stick all the way out.  A 2-3mm tall healing abutment is often ideal.  An incision is made to uncover implant, healing abutment is placed, and tissue is sutured up and over.  Tissue heals almost […]

Gain keratinized tissue pre-implant surgery

keratinized tissue regeneration

A method to gain keratinized tissue pre-implant surgery Many premolars and canines lack much keratinized tissue and may benefit from this procedure.  Would be good when have such a tooth that fractures at gumline.  Some of these teeth may be considered for PET.  If the tooth fractures to below gumline during attempt to luxate for […]

Implant showing

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3 ways to fix, but first have patient hold a mirror at arms length and give “e” smile and count the sixties to see what really shows.  If does not show easiest option is to let unesthetic area be. Prep the implant, I’ve seen done for lower anteriors for overdenture where a lot is showing.  […]

(Immediate) Temporize Dental Implant

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Screw retained Immediate implant temporary Fully digital Lab fabricates temporary crown with seating wings and hollow center Temp abutment is seated and temp crown is tried on offer it to check for full seating Once confirmed temp crown is luted to temp abutment intro-orally. Entire screw retained temp is now removed, refined, and polished. Dentistry […]

Making a custom impression coping

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Custom impression coping to capture soft tissue emergence If doing many units together check steps at bottom. Indirect method of custom impression coping Spyropoulou 2009 Remove custom temp Screw it on lab analog Seat entire assembly in bite reg PVS Remove custom temp Place Impression coping (may need to alter to seat fully) Place autopolymerized […]

Emergence Profile

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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 […]