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Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in the Fixed Partial Restorations Prosthetic Gingival Reconstruction in the Fixed Partial Restorations

Author(s):

David Garber, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD;Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT;Marcelo Calamita, DDS, MS, PhD;Guilherme Cabral, DDS, CDT

Date Added:

10/7/2008


Summary:

Alternatives to restore defective and deficient edentulous spans should include prosthetic gingival restoration as an integral part of an overall esthetic reconstructive option in the decision-making process.To reestablish natural crown ratios and natural gingival profiles in complex cases, artificial gingiva restorations can reduce the necessity of technique-sensitive surgical procedures that depend on the individual pattern of biologic repair, thereby simplifying and reducing the time and cost of treatment.

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