Restoring Esthetics by Immediately Loaded Implant Placement


  • King George Medical College, Department of Prosthodontics, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Centre, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India


The replacement of a single missing anterior tooth with an implant-supported crown is a demanding therapy. This report describes a treatment in which an anterior maxillary implant was immediately restored with a provisional restoration. During the provisional phase, an optimal emergence profile was created by adjusting the provisional restoration. An impression was made with an individually fabricated impression post for an accurate reproduction of the established emergence profile and, finally, a screw-retained all-ceramic crown was placed. By implementing this protocol, an optimal definitive result could be achieved, together with immediate patient satisfaction.


Endodontically Treated Central Incisor, Single Implant, Provisional Restoration, Esthetic Zone.

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