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Achieving Optimal Gingival Esthetics Achieving Optimal Gingival Esthetics

Author(s):

Nitzan Bichacho, DMD

Date Added:

1/10/1998


Summary:

This article presents combined restorative techniques to enhance the esthetic appearance of the gingival restorative complex. Using these techniques, the periprosthetic envelope (Le., the soft tissue surrounding the cervical aspect of the restored tooth or implant) is manipulated to improve the contour by redesigning the cervical aspect of the involved tooth and by using a prosthetic restoration.

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