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France Lambert


France Lambert graduated with in dentistry in 2002 and also completed a post-graduate program in Periodontology at the University of Liège. In 2005, she received a 1-year scholarship to expand her education in implantology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Currently she is Associate Professor in Dental Biomaterials ( and Head of the Clinic in the Department of Periodontology and Oral Surgery ( at University of Liège, Belgium. Her clinical activity is dedicated to periodontology and implantology. The focus of her research is 1° bone regeneration and biomaterials, 2° soft tissue integration around teeth and implants and 3° innovative and less invasive implant protocols. She is lecturing internationally and is the author of several international publications. France Lambert is also the past-President of the Belgian Society of Periodontology and a Junior Officer at the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP).

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Unstable soft tissue seal at implants favors an inflammatory reaction that can lead to facial recession, pocket formation and loss of bone support. The more stable and tight the soft tissue seal, the more predictable the outcome of implant rehabilitation. A major criterion influenc

Anterior implants
Posterior implants


In addition to osseointegration, soft tissue integration is of paramount importance for the long-term success of dental implants. A lack of gingival sealing around an implant restoration can lead to biological complications, which can have critical effects in the case of implants...