Reconstructive Aesthetic Implant Surgery, 1e
- Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (July 7, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0813821088
- ISBN-13: 978-0813821085
The field of implant dentistry has significantly grown in recent years, yet balancing natural-looking aesthetics with long-term function still remains a clinical challenge. This unique reference text provides experienced dental practitioners and students with a step-by-step clinical guide for achieving optimal aesthetic results with dental implants. The book's "hands-on" approach to dental implant aesthetics guides readers through the labyrinth of clinical decision-making and presents a solid foundation of scientific research, complete clinical cases, and documented techniques that simplify procedures and solve many of the aesthetic problems encountered in daily practice. A respected clinician, international speaker, researcher and practitioner in the field of dental implant aesthetics, Dr. El Askary highlights strategies and techniques to address many of the clinical pitfalls and complications associated with aesthetic dental implant restorations. Contents include an introduction to the field of aesthetic implant dentistry, presurgical considerations, aesthetic implant placement, soft tissue management and aesthetic bone grafting. "Reconstructive Aesthetic Implant Surgery" contains current topics in aesthetic implantology, hundreds of full-color photographs and illustrations, case reports that apply the latest advancements in clinical techniques, and comprehensive references to related research. Specifically designed to improve surgical, prosthetic, and case design skills, "Reconstructive Aesthetic Implant Surgery" is a valuable learning tool for practitioners and students in periodontics, prosthodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and general dentistry.