Dental implant to replace missing upper front incisor
Patient presented with loss of his front tooth following extraction. He was initially told there is not enough bone and recommended to get a bridge. But he knew that would involve preparation of the adjacent teeth and did not want to do that. He had loss of bony width as well as some height. I initially performed a bone graft to increase the width and height. After 6 months, a dental implant was placed in precise position. After three months, it was temporized to help form the gum tissue. Finally a full ceramic abutment and crown was placed by the prosthodontist.
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