Esthetic outcomes are an indispensable component of modern implant dentistry. On a daily basis, clinicians are faced with demanding decisions on the diagnosis and treatment of esthetically challenging situations. When dental implants are utilized in the esthetic zone, they can show a wide variation in results with differing levels of predictability. This presentation will introduce several key factors in the pretreatment analysis that can assist in streamlining the consultation and planning process for patients that present with esthetic demands.
At the end of this Congress Lecture you should be able to…
recognize factors of significance in the assessment of treatment outcomes, with particular reference to dental implant esthetics
name the components of the updated Esthetic Risk Assessment (ERA) table (Treatment Guide Vol.10)
utilize the Esthetic Risk Assessment to evaluate a patient for esthetic risk and compare ERA with treatment outcomes