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Minimally Invasive Reconstruction in Implant Therapy - The Prosthetic Gingival Restoration Minimally Invasive Reconstruction in Implant Therapy - The Prosthetic Gingival Restoration

Author(s):

Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT;Marcelo Calamita, DDS, MS, PhD;Galip Gurel, DDS; Eric Van Dooren, DDS; Murilo Calgaro, CDT; Juvenal de Souza Neto, CDT

Date Added:

3/15/2011


Summary:

This article presents a reliable and consistent alternative to prosthetically restore cases with an uncertain surgical outcome or for those patients who do not want to undergo regenerative surgical procedures. The innovative hybrid prosthetic gingival restoration makes it possible to predictably achieve an excellent match between the prosthetic and natural gingiva. Understanding the indications and procedures involved with this technique requires a paradigm shift for the whole interdisciplinary team, but with considerable benefits to the patient.

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