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Soft Tissue Enhancement After Implant Placement Soft Tissue Enhancement After Implant Placement

Author(s):

Christian F.J. Stappert, DDS, MS, PhD, Priv-Doz;Davide Romeo, DDS, PhD

Date Added:

10/24/2013


Summary:

Soft tissue management is one of the key factors for successful implant restoration. Esthjetics can be strongly influenced by the conditions of the peri-implant tissue. Substantial knowledge of tissue anatomy and biology is a fundamental prerequisite for surgical success. The present chapter introduces different techniques to improve the appearance of the soft tissue after implant placement. Cases of repositioned flaps, FGGs, and CTGs are presented along with biological considerations. It was our intention to present various indications and options to the clinician to achieve an increased amount of peri-implant KG or connective tissue thickness.

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