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February 6, 2018
By David Burt, DDS
Commercial Supporter: Parkell, Inc.
This article evaluates how various aspects of treatment options can affect the management of anterior esthetics when time is limited. The sudden loss of an anterior tooth/crown complex for a patient who has the need for acceptable esthetics on the same day has been one of the challenges dentists have faced in the past. This article examines how proper armamentarium, utilization of technology, and procedural knowledge can lead to a win-win situation for both the doctor and patient.
Discuss the importance of esthetically pleasing same-day restoration in the case of tooth loss.
Describe treatment options for immediate provisionalization and explain why certain options may be preferable.
Discuss the importance of atraumatic extraction.
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