Dental implants are great solutions for teeth replacement, however when performed in the smile zone, they require detailed planning, careful techniques, and coordinated effort between the expert clinicians. This podcast discusses 5 key principles for achieving predictable success with dental implants in the aesthetic zone.
The restoration of implants requires great attention to details including use of proper temporary crowns, proper substructure, and carefully fabricated crowns. In the second part of these series, Dr. Prestipino, a prosthodontist, discusses restorative techniques to achieve highly aesthetic implants in the smile zone.
Loss of a tooth results in significant shrinkage of bone and overlying gum tissue in the region of the front incisors and canines. Also there can be additional remodeling and shrinkage after implant placement or grafting procedures . All of this, if not addressed, will result in an uneven gum line, poor aesthetics, difficult cleansing, and even failure of the implant in the long run. In this video, Dr. Kazemi discusses the five key principles in achieving a result that you will love.