Resolving a Common Implant Complication: Creating Attached Gingiva

Timothy Kosinski, DDS


Timothy Kosinski, DDS, describes how he used a minimally invasive technique to create an attached gingiva where only mucosa was present on the facial aspect of dental implants in this exclusive continuing education article, which you can receive two continuing education hours for reading. Learning objectives include:

  • Gain a better understanding of the importance of soft-tissue considerations when placing implants.
  • Learn why there is much more to implant placement than simply drilling holes in bone and treading in implants.
  • Be able to describe a periodontal treatment technique to be used when there is a lack of keratinized tissue where dental implants are to be placed.

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