A clear grasp of the biology of the periodontal/restorative interface will help support clinicians when performing crown lengthening procedures.
Adopting a biological-driven approach will lead to functional and esthetic implant restorations, while supporting stability in the surrounding tissues.
Addressing the buccal gap dimension and applying the principles of the 10 keys will help ensure optimal esthetic outcomes with anterior implants.
Douglas W. Beals, DDS, MS, and Thomas A. Caspers, DDS, discuss clinical considerations when planning all-on-four restorative treatment.
This case report involves conservative treatment using a fiber-reinforced, resin composite bonded fixed partial denture to replace missing mandibular central incisors.
While the exact etiology is unknown, histological examination is needed to confirm a diagnosis of the reactive gingival overgrowth known as peripheral ossifying fibroma.