Manuel De la Rosa Garza

DDS, MS, FID; Professor, Implantology, Dental School, University of Monterrey, Private Practices, Monterrey, Cancun, Periodontics and Implantology

 Soft Tissue Management around Implants: Where are we now

Implant Dentistry has advance a lot during the last 15 years. As we continue analizing and understanding the language of the tissues, we comprehend the importance of Soft Tissue Management in Implant Dentistry. In order to achieve a nice esthetic result in Implant Dentistry today, it is imperative to understand and manage adequately Soft Tussues around Implants. The purpose of this presentation will be to go into the most important factors that we should take into consideration on Soft Tissue Management while we plan and execute an Implant Case.

Managing the Missing Lateral Incisor with Interdisciplinary Collaboration and Implant placement

Congenitally missing lateral incisors constitute a common problem on any Orthodontic practice. As years go through, Dental Implants constitute the most desire option of Dental Treatment in such cases. However Maxillary Lateral Incisors are challenging esthetically. The amount of space available is often small, the alveolar ridge may be deficient, the papillae are occasionally short, the timming of Implant placement is many times far from the end of Orthodontic Therapy, among other issues. The purpose of this lecture is to go throught the most important issues that are necessary for developing esthetic implants in the Orthodontic patient who is congenitally missing their maxillary lateral incisors.