Resolving a Common Implant Complication: Creating Attached Gingiva (#250)

Resolving a Common Implant Complication: Creating Attached Gingiva (#250)

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Author: Timothy Kosinski, DDS
Credit Hours: 2
Topic: 690
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Description

This case report article presents a minimally invasive technique to create attached gingiva where only mucosa is present on the facial aspect of dental implants.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain a better understanding of the importance of soft-tissue considerations when placing implants.
  • Learn why there is much more to implant placement than simply drilling holes in bone and treading in implants.
  • Be able to describe a periodontal treatment technique to be used when there is a lack of keratinized tissue where dental implants are to be placed.