Sarah's Unfortunate Accident
to A Beautifully Restored Smile
A Case Study: Immediate tooth replacement in the esthetic zone
Treatment: Immediate tooth replacement in the esthetic zone
In the world of dentistry, immediate implant placement with immediate temporization in the esthetic zone is often hailed as a groundbreaking and exceptional option for patients seeking both function and beauty in their smiles. This remarkable approach weaves together precision, innovation, and aesthetics to create a seamless journey toward a perfect smile.
Meet Sarah, a vibrant young woman with a passion for life and a deep appreciation for the aesthetics of her smile. Sarah experienced an unfortunate accident that resulted in the loss of her front tooth, leaving her self-conscious and anxious for a solution that would restore her confidence.
Her search for a solution brought her to our clinic where we performed a thorough evaluation using state-of-the-art technology. Using 3D scanners and planning software, we determined that tooth in a day was a feasible option for her. We recommended immediate implant placement with immediate temporization in the esthetic zone as the optimal treatment plan.
Before: broken tooth
The concept was simple yet elegant: replace the broken failing tooth with a dental implant immediately after extraction, and then attach a temporary crown in the same appointment. This approach not only streamlined the process but also offered Sarah an immediate solution to her esthetic concerns. With over 20 years of experience in providing this treatment, we were able to make her journey as comfortable as possible.
On the day of the procedure, Sarah was understandably nervous but excited. Our years of experience and expertise along with the state-of-the-art dental technology in the clinic hopefully put her at ease. The extraction, implant placement, and immediate temporization were executed with meticulous precision. Within just over an hour, Sarah was looking at her reflection in the mirror with a smile that had been beautifully restored, albeit with a temporary dental crown for the time being.
Same day immediate temporary crown
X-ray: immediate implant and temporary crown
The immediate temporization not only provided Sarah with an esthetic solution but also ensured that the surrounding gum tissue would heal in harmony with the new implant. The result was a seamless transition from her natural teeth to the implant-supported crown.
In the months that followed, Sarah's confidence soared. After receiving her final crown, she was back to flashing her radiant smile without hesitation, knowing that her dental implant felt and looked just like her own tooth. The success of her treatment was a testament to the viability and excellence of immediate implant placement with immediate temporization in the esthetic zone.
Temporary tooth at 3 months
For patients like Sarah, this approach represents not just a dental procedure but a transformational journey. It's an option that combines science and artistry, offering not only functional restoration but also the gift of a natural and beautiful smile, all in one seamless process. Immediate implant placement with immediate temporization in the esthetic zone is truly an exceptional choice for those seeking the perfect balance between form and function.
X-ray: implant and permanent crown
"Successful treatment of tooth replacement in the esthetic zone demands a higher degree of technicial expertise and proficiency."
DR. KAMRAN HAGHIGHAT, B.D.S., M.S., P.C.