The hard tissue versus soft tissue debate

Posted on 13 July 2019
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100 mins CPD/CE

Aims and objectives:

Gain an understanding of hard tissue versus soft tissue in this debate, taking into consideration:

  • Soft and hard tissue attachment to dental implants: experimental and clinical studies
  • Rough surfaces versus smooth surfaces
  • Micro and nanostructure control of cell attachment and spreading
  • Osseointegration and bone ingrowth
  • Tooth versus implant: implants and tissue reaction
  • Force shielding
  • Keratinised mucosa
  • Abutment: selection, shape, surface, decontamination, handling
  • Gingival recession

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