Implants In The Esthetic Zone

These are mainly the upper front teeth that are visible when one speaks or smiles.

  1. Bone anatomy: many times if an anterior tooth is lost due to infection or has been missing for a while, there will be insufficient bone thickness. These cases require an additional grafting surgery to build up bone. The healing time for these is 6 months, before an implant can be placed.
  2. Many times when a tooth is extracted a graft is placed to preserve the bone contours for a future implant.
  3. The fact that Zirconia is a ceramic will be of great advantage as it will not have the grey hue appearing in the gums that titanium implants typically have.

 

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