Soft Tissue and Esthetic Considerations in Implant Therapy


Anthony G. Sclar, DMD, Private Practice, Miami, Florida.

Book Description

This long-anticipated book presents advanced surgical techniques for preserving and restoring natural dental esthetics in implant therapy. Written for the novice and expert alike, each chapter builds on the information in the preceding chapters in a clear, well-illustrated, and easy-to-follow format. Following a discussion of the rationale and biologic basis for creating a stable peri-implant soft tissue environment, the author presents a systematic approach to the patient evaluation, including quantification of the positive and negative elements that enhance and detract from an individual s smile; specific surgical maneuvers for managing peri-implant soft tissues, including various innovative flap designs; the surgical and prosthetic protocols of a technique for preserving the natural hard and soft tissue anatomy in patients undergoing tooth removal; soft tissue grafting techniques for augmenting attached tissues around natural teeth and implant restorations; and an innovative technique for reconstructing large-volume hard and soft tissue defects in the anterior maxillary area. The final chapter presents advanced cases that demonstrate the use of these procedures in various situations, along with algorithms to guide the implant surgeon in their selection and sequencing. For those who want to master new techniques for treating esthetic implant patients with a high level of predictability, this book is a must-have.

Customer Reviews

Excellent book December 21, 2009

Probably one of the top 5 textbooks in the field of Implantology at a global level

Great book great service March 12, 2009

This book is awesome, it really is amazing. I think that anyone who is placing and/or restoring implants needs this book or one similar to it.

A guide book for dental implant esthetics September 10, 2008

Dr. Sclar has always been a very renowned researcher in this field with countless publications an lectures. This book summarizes in a very well organized fashion everything there is to know about dental implants and the integration of soft tissue esthetics. This book will help every practitioner to elevate their implant case from a mere functional result to great esthetic result.

Great Book on Implantology……, February 21, 2004

…..up to date with recent literature cited. As a Senior dental student going into OMFS I find it great to use for papers in school or just to expand that good old knowledge of implantology. i’d buy it myself except a little pricey for a poor student!!

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Quintessence Pub Co; Slipcase edition (December 1, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0867153547
  • ISBN-13: 978-0867153545
  • Product Dimensions: 12.5 x 9.5 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.4 pounds


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