Optimizing anterior esthetics with immediate implant and provisional restoration

H.S. Grover, Nidhi Aggarwal

Abstract


The preservation of the hard and soft tissue complex in the esthetic zone following the loss of one or more teeth presents an intimidating and highly visible restorative challenge. Collapse of the hard and soft tissues following tooth extraction is frequently associated with significant resorption, remodeling, and deformity. This case report describes a surgical technique for the preservation of anterior esthetics combining minimally invasive or flapless extraction with immediate implant placement.

 


Keywords


Implant; Restoration; immediate implant

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