Early implant placement following single-tooth extraction in the esthetic zone: biologic rationale and surgical procedures.

@article{Buser2008EarlyIP,
  title={Early implant placement following single-tooth extraction in the esthetic zone: biologic rationale and surgical procedures.},
  author={Daniel Buser and Stephen Chen and Hans Weber and Urs Christoph Belser},
  journal={The International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={28 5},
  pages={441-51}
}
Early implant placement is one treatment option for implant therapy following single-tooth extraction in the anterior maxilla. The surgical technique presented here is characterized by tooth extraction without flap elevation, a 4- to 8-week soft tissue healing period, implant placement in a correct three-dimensional position, simultaneous contour augmentation on the facial aspect with guided bone regeneration using a bioabsorbable collagen membrane combined with autogenous bone chips and a low… CONTINUE READING
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