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Treatment guidelines

Soft tissue condition

Key points

  • Gingival biotypes may relate to soft tissue recessions and crestal bone loss.
  • Evidence supporting the need for keratinized mucosa to maintain health around implants is limited, albeit its absence is associated with more plaque accumulation, mucosal recession, and attachment loss.

Digital Textbooks

eBook: Single Implants and their Restoration
Single implants and their restoration
A dental implant is a type of therapy that offers patients an excellent means of replacing a tooth and restore both function and esthetics. However, the process is somewhat complex and, therefore, it requires more advanced planning than many traditional restorative procedures. In the area of esthetics, the following is a list of several factors that can strongly influence, either positively or negatively, the appearance of the final outcome.


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