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By Thomas M. Bilski, DDS
Commercial Supporter: Keystone Dental
This article discusses implant dentistry from a cosmetic perspective, focusing on platform and abutment considerations in the esthetic zone. Evaluation of hard and soft tissue is described. Abutment selection is discussed, particularly in regard to the final restoration. Abutment considerations include the restorative vertical height; cementation is also discussed. The latest innovations in digital dentistry are considered in relation to implant dentistry in the esthetic zone. Optimizing esthetics with the pink-collar approach is described.
About the Author
Thomas M. Bilski, DDS