Prosthodontic Management of Implant Therapy: Esthetic Complications.


Department of Oral Biology, University of Illinois at Chicago, 801 South Paulina Street, 402E, Chicago, IL 60612, USA. Electronic address: [Email]


The essential promise of implant dentistry is the ability to imperceptibly replace missing teeth. To achieve this, careful planning, execution, and maintenance is required by the dentist and patient to maintain a long-term esthetic and functional result. Unfortunately, as a result of biological, prosthetic, and iatrogenic factors, unesthetic results can occur. This article explores the potential causes for the unesthetic dental implant and the possible solutions that may improve the clinical situation. Whereas relatively simple errors may be corrected through prosthetic means, greater complications may require surgical intervention to achieve the desired result.


Esthetic complications,Esthetics,Implant complications,Implant dentistry,Implant esthetic complications,Implant failure,Implant removal,

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