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Hard and Soft Tissue Augmentation: Optimizing Esthetic Results for the Restorative Dentist

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Contemporary patient expectations have made esthetics a major requisite of all treatment plans, especially in situations where there is a high smile line. Although new restorative materials have highly improved predictability and esthetic outcomes, soft and hard tissue management play a fundamental role when working in esthetic areas. To achieve ideal esthetics, preservation of the natural soft and hard tissue architecture is a primary clinical objective. These new proposed techniques illustrate the importance of pre-prosthetic soft and hard tissue management when working in highly esthetic compromised areas.

Date Added:
4/1/2016

Author(s):

Giuseppe Cicero, DDS Giuseppe Cicero, DDS
Dr. Giuseppe Cicero was born and grew up in Rome, Italy. He graduated cum laude from the University of Tor Vergata in Rome, completing his dental education an...
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Questions & Comments
laurent oiknine - (3/27/2016 12:03 PM)

Good présentation. One of the cases shown was eventually to be restored with a one wing Marionette bridge. I haven't used Marionette bridges in years because of frequent uncementations. Is the new rationale to use only one wing, in selected cases, as to have less cementation failures, because the bridge will move with that one tooth??

Giuseppe Cicero - (3/24/2016 1:20 PM)

Thank you very much Dr. Salama for the kind words.

Maurice Salama - (3/24/2016 8:50 AM)

Wonderful contribution and philosophy. Thanks for sharing this excellent and well organized lecture. Dr. Salama

Arshad Hasan - (3/23/2016 2:55 PM)

nice presentation. Amazing results with out any growth factors

FARHAN DURRANI492 - (3/23/2016 6:38 AM)

VERY NICE PRESENTATION ,INITIAL CASES OF PUROS WERE WITHOUT MEMBRANE AS BARRIER ,LITTLE CONFUSED RESULTS WERE EXCELLENT THEN BARRIER USAGE? REST KNOWLEDGE SHARING IS EXCELLENT ROTATED PALATAL CT GRAFT IS EXPLAINED VERY WELL DR NIKHLAUS LANG ALSO SAID NO NEED OF GROWTH FACTORS YOU ARE CORRECT

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