Soft tissue management

Dental soft tissue management

Soft tissue contour management of implant-supported restorations

Introduction Implant-supported restorations have been the standard of care for the past 30 years. In the beginning, the success criteria were mainly related to the survival of restorations over time (Albrektsson et al. 1986). This definition, however, has evolved in such a way that health, function, and esthetics are also

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Dental soft tissue management

Soft tissue management around dental implants

Peri-implant soft tissue management has emerged as a concern over the last decade. Modern implant dentistry should pursue not only osteointegration and hard tissue stability, but also soft tissue stability. The “transmucosal attachment” acts as a mucosal seal, fundamental to the biological stability of the implant, and at the same

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