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Revisiting the Papilla in 2016 - Part 2 of 2

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In dental esthetics the regeneration of a compromised papilla , remains the most complex aspect of any reconstructive endeavor. The original 5mm Rule was found to exist only for a papilla bordered by 2 teeth and was expanded into a classification of 6 Types dependent on alternative adjacent support.e. implants or pontics. While different surgical techniques can restore most aspects of a ridge deficiency,as part of the soft tissue restorative frame, the regeneration of lost proximal papilla form is surgically limited to those papillae bordered on each side by a pontic The Classification of 6 types of papilla defects is based on the specifics of the restorative support on either side of the individual site,and can therefore be a tooth, implant or pontic, or combinations of the 3. The resultant possible 6 combinations or classes of papilla have different mean "predictable achievable papilla height dimensions" which, range from 3 mm between 2 implants to more than double that between adjacent pontics, where it may exceed 6 mm.

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1/27/2016

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David Garber, DMD David Garber, DMD
Dr. David Garber has a dual appointment at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, in Augusta Georgia, as Clinic...
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Questions & Comments
Christine Wong - (2/16/2016 7:20 PM)

Thank you for an excellent presentation. I have a question about the last pink and white ceramic papilla. How do you get an accurate impression of the interproximal space?

Edison Louie - (2/14/2016 5:30 PM)

Excellent application of materials and current concepts to a variety of complex challenges. Thank you!

MICHAEL ERICSON TAN - (1/27/2016 10:12 PM)

absolutely amazing. thank you.

carlos cardenas - (1/27/2016 1:19 PM)

Excellent: why doesn't considering make one Le fort I modify partial in that case?

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