Esthetic restoration of the traumatized and surgically reconstructed anterior maxilla

Paul A Tipton
Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry 2002, 14 (5): 267-74

UNLABELLED: A car accident victim can lose not only anterior teeth but also the soft- and hard-tissue support for these teeth. This article describes a step-by-step approach to the treatment protocol for an accident victim in whom anterior teeth and the supporting tissues have been lost. The protocol is systematic and can be used for most accident cases, where the functional and esthetic demands are very high.

CLINICAL SIGNIFICANCE: This article demonstrates how excellent teamwork among the dentist, implant surgeon, and laboratory technician can result in a well-conceived and successful restoration following traumatic injury of the dentition.

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