Stepping out of the box, but never out of the route – a biological response to implant therapies. Part 2. Soft tissue and site maturation

Posted on 04 June 2017
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25 mins CPD/CE

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the importance of buccal bone and its width
  • Does buccal bone width affect bone resorption?
  • Understand the role of soft tissue, and the importance of Phenotype, over and above biotype
  • The importance of thinking out of the box – to use soft tissue to increase the buccal tissue when patients do not want bone grafting
  • An insight into phenotype, the source of soft tissue donor

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