Overview

Dental implants have been used for decades to replace one tooth or multiple teeth in a way that meets functional and esthetic needs. Reports indicate that more Americans are choosing dental implants as replacement options than in the past. This course reviews various categories of esthetic complications, including: environmental morphology; surgical and soft tissue healing protocol; implant location; crown/prosthesis form and type of abutment; facial esthetics; and prosthesis discoloration.