Immediate esthetic crown with a facet of the extracted element

Abstract

The present report describes a case of implant loading with an immediate temporary crown. The buccal crown surface was removed from the extracted tooth to obtain an aesthetically satisfactory result. After periodontal treatment, tooth 21 appeared proclined and showed Grade 3 mobility, indicating the need for its extraction. The remaining bone was imaged using computed tomography, and virtual surgical planning was performed using these results. The implant was immediately loaded postextraction into the fresh alveolus without a graft and flap procedure. The temporary tooth, which was manufactured using the extracted buccal surface, was a simple, fast, and low cost procedure that produced an excellent esthetic outcome.

DOI: 10.4103/1305-7456.137658

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@inproceedings{Giacomo2014ImmediateEC, title={Immediate esthetic crown with a facet of the extracted element}, author={Giovanni de Almeida Prado Di Giacomo and Amanda O. Magalh{\~a}es and S{\'e}rgio Aron Ajzen}, booktitle={European journal of dentistry}, year={2014} }