Dental Implants: Implant in the esthetic zone

Dental Implants: Implant in the esthetic zone

Age: 73                                                                 Gender: Male

Type of Case: Implant in the esthetic zone.

Chief Complaint: Patient complained of pain in the upper front tooth

Dental History: Root canal treated 12, 35.

Pre Operative:


Clinical Findings:

  • Middle third of the root wrt 12 was fractured and was confirmed radiographically.

During the procedure:

Alternative Treatment Plan:

  • FPD wrt 11,12,13
  • RPD wrt 12


Treatment Plan:

  • Restoration of missing 12 using a dental implant.

Treatment Procedure:

  • The fractured tooth wrt 12 was extracted.
  • The socket was grafted using allograft and closure was established using sutures.
  • The socket was left for 6 months to heal.
  • Clinical and radiographic evaluation of the socket was carried out and found to be satisfactory at 6 months.
  • Diagnostic models, radiographs and photographs were made. Mockup and temporization were made.
  • Surgical placement of Implant was done wrt 12 and immediate temporization was done using a screw-retained prosthesis and kept out of any occlusal loads in centric and eccentric relations.
  • Progressive loading was commenced in 6 weeks after the implant placement.
  • 3 months following which the final screw-retained prosthesis was delivered

Post Operative:

Follow up:

  • Advised for a regular 6 months follow up.



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