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Case Presentation: Esthetic Implant Placement and Tissue Sculpting

Esthetic Implant Placement - 2Meet our patient “JB” who presented to our office with a missing central incisor #9. JB is  39 year old female with controlled type 2 diabetes and borderline hypertension. Her chief concern was “I am embarrassed to smile, can you fill the gap? I want an implant, will it look natural? I also want to go to sleep for it, can you do that?”. Under IV sedation, Dr. Anderson placed JB’s implant and began the tissue sculpting process with a temporary crown to not only allow for a permanent tooth to fill the space but to shape the gingiva or “gum” around the implant.  JB reports that her implant with Dr. Anderson was “pain free” and she now is more confident with her new smile.  See above for JB’s evolution through care with Dr. Anderson.

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Case Presentation: KL Sub-Epithelial Connective Tissue Graft

Meet our patient KL. She is a systemically healthy 50 year old female who presented to our office with the chief concern to “Please cover my roots, they are yellow and make me look older than I am. They are also sensitive to temperature change and my dentist recommended you to re-grow the gum back”.

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