Periodontal considerations in restorative and implant therapy.

  title={Periodontal considerations in restorative and implant therapy.},
  author={Peter Goldberg and Frank L Higginbottom and Thomas Wilson},
  journal={Periodontology 2000},
The successful integration of periodontal and restorative dentistry for both natural teeth and implants requires knowledge and application of both mechanical and biological principles. In areas of aesthetic concern, an adequate band of attached gingiva can increase patient comfort, reduce the probability of gingival recession following tooth preparation and simplify restorative procedures. While some restorative margins need to be placed at or below the margin of the free gingiva, this should… CONTINUE READING
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