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Immediate Placement and Immediate Provisionalization of a NobelActive Implant

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This clinical demonstration will address the challenging interplay with the surrounding gingival framework. An understanding of how to treat and enhance tissue form in conjunction with implant treatment is a crucial element to a highly, successful esthetic results.


Reviewed 12/1/2011

No commercial support was received for this course.



  1. Treatment planning considerations in preparation for implant placement.
  2. Site development with orthodontic extrusion to enhance the bone framework for implant placement.
  3. Implant preparation protocol (drilling steps are reviewed).
  4. Implant insertion protocol and considerations.
  5. Managing gingival defects with connective tissue grafts.
  6. Implant provisionalization: considerations, materials and techniques.


I. Surgical and restorative strategies to optimize soft tissue form and health from the time of tooth extraction through to provisional restoration

II. Fundamentals of implant placement and restoration, focusing on the unique requirements of the partially edentulous patient

III. A-traumatic extraction of remaining root structure, immediate implant placement and flapless surgical technique

IV. Surgical protocol for NobelActive in an extraction site

V. Soft tissue management: The essential role of connective soft tissue graft to enhance the biotype


Leizy, S, Miller, B. Esthetic implant treatment: a blueprint for success. Chapter 3: Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning. Quintessence Publ: Ed. Michael Cohen. 2008