Incisal migration of soft tissue around teeth and implants

Posted on 20 August 2017
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45 mins CPD/CE

In this lecture Professor Goodacre stresses the importance of the contour, shape and smoothness of prosthodontic restorations on teeth and implants and how it can impact the soft tissues. He presents a number of clinical cases, highlighting how these factors have an impact on the soft tissue. This lecture is very important to anyone who does regular prosthodontic work in the aesthetic zone as well as restoring of dental implants.

Aims and objectives:

  • Causes of poor gingival responses during prosthodontic treatment
  • Benefits of the S shaped cervical contour for crowns
  • A series of case examples where over contoured crowns can lead to periodontal tissue inflammation and how this can be improved and corrected
  • An overview of incisal migration of soft tissue in relation to dental implants

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