This Compendium eBook provides a continuing education (CE) article on the esthetic and technical role of the abutment and a CE article on the problem of gingival recession in dental esthetics. Download to earn 4 FREE CEU now!
CE1: Criteria to Manage the Technical and Biologic Success of an Implant Abutment Leon Hermanides, CDT
This first CE article explores cemented versus screw-retained restorations, material selection for anterior tooth replacement, and design parameters to maximize esthetic integration with the patient's smile. The author recommends a custom-made implant abutment for anterior implant restorations, particularly for higher risk esthetic patients. Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU Cost: $0 Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
CE 2: Acellular Dermal Matrix Grafts for Root Coverage Procedures: Review of Products and Introduction of a New Technique Jennifer T. Silc, DDS, MS; and Paul S. Petrungaro, DDS, MS
As the correction of gingival recession is an important principle in cosmetic dental procedures that require a harmonious gingival complex, this second CE article presents essential information delineating differences among the various acellular dermal grafts. This article also introduces a new technique designed to prevent recurrent recession after surgical correction. Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU Cost: $0 Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC