Plastic-Esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery: A Microsurgical Approach


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In this stunning book, the authors blend scientific knowledge and practical experience to provide a comprehensive overview of the principles, indications, and clinical techniques of plastic-esthetic periodontal and implant microsurgery, focusing especially on minimal soft tissue trauma and maximally perfect wound closure. Microsurgery provides clinically relevant advantages over conventional macrosurgical concepts for regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal surgery, especially in the all-important esthetic zone. The microsurgical principles and procedures presented in the book are explained step-by-step in meticulously illustrated case examples with large, exquisite images. Each case example also includes an illustrated armamentarium of the materials and instruments necessary for the practical implementation of the microsurgical procedure. The book concludes with instructions on how to manage all major complications for each procedure. Every periodontist will benefit from the techniques and considerations explained in this landmark text. Contents: Section A: Principles1. Basic Principles of Periodontal Anatomy and Structural Biology2. Microsurgery: A New Dimension3. Primary Healing: The Key to Success4. Incisions, Flap Designs, and Suturing Techniques5. Gingival Esthetics: Criteria, Guidelines, and Diagnostic Strategies6. Patient ManagementSection B: Procedures7. Autograft Harvesting8. Gingival Augmentation9. Treatment of Gingival Recession10. Esthetic Crown Lengthening11. Papilla Reconstruction12. Management of Extraction Sockets13. Replacement of Missing TeethSection C: Complications14. Intraoperative Bleeding15. Flap Perforation16. Postoperative Bleeding17. Postoperative Infection18. Flap and Connective Tissue Graft Necrosis19. Failures with Autogenous Bone Blocks and Cortical Bone Plates20. Implant Loss21. Scars, Tattoos, and Excess Soft Tissue22. Biologic Width Violation

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