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What Tissue Changes Can We Expect with Anterior Implant Therapy?

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Minimizing soft tissue changes following anterior implant therapy is one of the holy grails in implant dentistry. Gingival recession will not only impact the patient’s esthetics, the difficulties in correcting such problem create further challenges to the clinicians. This presentation will focus on how much soft tissue changes can be expected following implant in the esthetic zone. Discussion will be made as to the etiology of gingival recession and what we can do to prevent it from happening.

Date Added:
3/19/2015

Author(s):

Joseph Kan, DDS, MS Joseph Kan, DDS, MS
Dr. Kan completed Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry (LLUSD). He is currently a Professor in LLUSD and maintains a privat...
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Questions & Comments
Mirko Solderer - (10/27/2019 5:06 PM)

Awesome presentation Dr. Kan! Do you offer detailed courses of your technique? Thank you

Alvaro gracia - (9/27/2015 8:19 PM)

Thank you great lecture

Bassam Rabie - (5/2/2015 7:57 PM)

Outstanding and transparently honest presentation , in an area which will continuously evolve and enhance by the research and knowledge sharing of researchers and clinicians as yourself , and through Dentalxp. Thanks

Mauricio Cardenas - (3/21/2015 9:28 PM)

Dr kan excellent presentation , I have question you took inconsideration the final restaurantion such as zirconium , gold .titanium abutments as part of your studies as part of success or failure to keep the level of free gingival margin ,cordially again MC

Amer Al-Atassi - (3/20/2015 11:32 AM)

Well structured, wonderful presentation.

Claudia Lopes - (3/18/2015 8:08 PM)

Thanks Dr. Kan excellent presentation! See you in Brasil

yaarob sara - (3/18/2015 11:51 AM)

Dr Kan your way of seeking perfection is inspiring, excellent standards !! Will be watching this lecture again and again.. Thank you! yaarob

Jorge Campos - (3/17/2015 5:31 AM)

Dr. Kan, thanks so much for this presentation. This is exactly where we are now. I do disagree a little because I really think that SS will be the solution to our long lasting resorption problems. Resorption, as you mentioned, doesn´t stop at 4 or 5 years. So, I we don´t fool the bone...with a SS... Regards, Jorge

Edison Louie - (3/15/2015 10:36 PM)

Dr. Kan, I thoroughly enjoyed your excellent presentation and am very appreciative of your sharing of your long term experiences. I have heard you lecture many times in Orange County and at Loma Linda. Will you be presenting on building up soft tissue for existing flat level tissue between 4 maxillary implants?

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