Implant Esthetics

Dental implants offer patients a means to replace one tooth or multiple teeth in a way that meets functional and esthetic needs.pdf icon There are several factors that can affect the esthetic result achieved with single crowns, fixed partial dentures, and complete arch prostheses attached to root form implants. The following categories of esthetic complications have been identified:

  1. Environmental morphology
  2. Surgical and soft tissue healing protocol
  3. Implant location
  4. Crown/prosthesis form and type of abutment
  5. Facial esthetics
  6. Prosthesis discoloration