Identifying the ideal position of the final restoration prior to implant surgery is essential for optimal esthetics. The study of the emergence contour design of implant restorations has been limited. The aim of this report is to compile the factors that affect the final esthetic outcome and integrate those factors into an easy-to-use model. This geometric model includes a linear distance created by the placement of an implant platform in relation to the free gingival margin and a circle representing the emergence profile to create an emergence curve. If this model is evaluated and available, a practitioner can make appropriate decisions based on 3-dimensional immediate implant concepts.
Quantifying the Emergence Profile Contour for Immediate Provisionalization: A Proposed Mathematical Model
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Edgard El Chaar, Cecilia White, Toni Salama, Andrew Andrawis; Quantifying the Emergence Profile Contour for Immediate Provisionalization: A Proposed Mathematical Model. J Oral Implantol 1 June 2021; 47 (3): 191–198. doi: https://doi.org/10.1563/aaid-joi-D-20-00338
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