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Fundamentals of Esthetic Implant Dentistry

ISBN: 978-0-8138-1448-3
352 pages
January 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Esthetic dentistry and implant dentistry continue to grow in patient demand and professional popularity. More now than ever, clinicians are faced with the need to combine form with function, art with science. The considerable scientific and technical leaps that have been made in this field mean that this goal is now more achievable, and Fundamentals of Esthetic Implant Dentistry seeks to share these advances with practitioners and students alike.
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Table of Contents

List of Contributors, viii

Foreword, ix

Preface, x

Acknowledgments, xii

About the Author, xiv

Chapter 1 Introduction, 3

Chapter 2 Diagnostic Considerations for Esthetic Implant Therapy, Chapter 3 Contemporary Facial Evaluation, 79

Chapter 4 Multidimensional Esthetic Implant Positioning, Chapter 5 Intraoral Plastic Soft Tissue Surgery, 127

Chapter 6 Immediate Esthetic Implant Therapy, Chapter 7 Socket Augmentation: Rationale Technique, 209

Chapter 8 The Interimplant Papilla, 225

Chapter 9 Tissue Engineering in Surgery, 255

Chapter 10 Prosthetic Technologies Techniques Beyond the Mere Fixture, 263

Chapter 11 The Art and Science Matching in Esthetic Implant Dentistry, 275

Chapter 12 Treatment Complications in the Esthetic Zone, 301

Index, 329

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Author Information

Dr. Abd El Salam El Askary maintains a private practice specializing in esthetic dentistry in his native Egypt. An experienced clinician and researcher, he is also very active on the international conference circuit and as a lecturer on continuing professional development courses. He also holds a teaching position at New York University School of Dentistry.
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The Wiley Advantage

  • Features current topics in esthetic implantology

  • Applies latest advances in clinical techniques to real-world dentistry

  • Offers extensive sections on smile design and papilla reconstruction

  • Comprehensively and thoroughly referenced

  • Techniques illustrated step-by-step with an abundance of clinical photographs
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This...is one of the few textbooks which focuses on the esthetic issues related to implant dentistry. The approach and organization are superb...the clinical photos are outstanding and of very high quality.

The overall concept and presentation of this textbook for esthetic implant dentistry could significantly enhance clinicians’ diagnostic and treatment acumen in this field.

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