Soft tissue modeling for the esthetic single-tooth implant restoration.

@article{Potashnick1998SoftTM,
  title={Soft tissue modeling for the esthetic single-tooth implant restoration.},
  author={S R Potashnick},
  journal={Journal of esthetic dentistry},
  year={1998},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={121-31}
}
The ability of the restorative dentist to understand and control the relation of the implant to its associated gingival tissues is extremely important in achieving the maximum esthetic result in the final restoration. The position of the gingival margin following stage-two surgery represents collapse of the gingival tissues until it finds support by the component against which it comes to rest. This component may be a healing abutment, final abutment, or provisional restoration, if placed at… CONTINUE READING

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