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Joseph Kan: Peri-implant esthetics

Video highlights

  • In order to obtain adequate facial contours, grafting should be performed at least inside the gap around the implant
  • The bucco-lingual distance dictates the implant diameter, unless the mesio-distal distance is the smaller of the two
  • A tunneling technique for the facial connective tissue graft helps to avoid visible incision traces and soft tissue clefts in esthetically delicate areas
  • Immediate tooth replacement helps to maintain both hard and soft tissue architecture
  • Tokyo 2014 symposium presentation


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