Strategies for Immediate Implant Placement
An approach to immediate implant placement based on the socket shield technique and buccal bone morphology.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Explain risk assessment and treatment objectives for dental implant therapy in the esthetic zone.
- Discuss indications for immediate implant placement using the socket shield technique.
- List possible complications of immediate implant placement using the socket shield technique.
This course was issued in the March 2019 issue and expires 3/31/22. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.