Optimal implant position in the aesthetic zone

Jae Seon Kim, Lance Hutchens, Brock Pumphrey, Marko Tadros, Jimmy Londono, J. Kobi Stern

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Abstract

Planning for the optimal implant position in the aesthetic zone requires a thorough communication between the surgeon and the restorative dentist. The implant position is influenced by not only the anatomical morphology but also by the various prosthetic designs of the restoration. The mesial-distal, buccal-lingual, apical-coronal position, and angulation of the implants are all critical factors that will impact the emergence profile and material thickness of the prosthesis. This chapter will outline an interdisciplinary treatment approach to achieve the optimal implant position for the ultimate aesthetic and biologic outcome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationImplant Aesthetics
Subtitle of host publicationKeys to Diagnosis and Treatment
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Pages261-285
Number of pages25
ISBN (Electronic)9783319507064
ISBN (Print)9783319507040
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 16 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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    Kim, J. S., Hutchens, L., Pumphrey, B., Tadros, M., Londono, J., & Stern, J. K. (2017). Optimal implant position in the aesthetic zone. In Implant Aesthetics: Keys to Diagnosis and Treatment (pp. 261-285). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-50706-4_16