BOOKS REVIEW

Advances in Esthetic Implant Dentistry

DOI: https://doi.org/10.25241/stomaeduj.2020.7(3).bookreview.1 

Author: Abdelsalam Elaskary

Dr. Abdelsalam Elaskary, owner of the Elaksary & Associates Institute and Clinic for Dental Implants and Oral Reconstruction in Alexandria, Egypt and a visiting lecturer at the University of New York (NYU) presents his extensive experience in dental implantology in the book entitled Advances in Esthetic Implant Dentistry.
The book has nine chapters and an index.
Chapter 1 discusses the predictability of aesthetic implant therapy and how to fulfill patient expectations in this type of therapy.
Chapter 2 evaluates the integration of smile-related facial components in the treatment plan in terms of smile reflection from the perspective of personal and social well-being.
Chapter 3 discusses the physiology and stability of immediate implant placement.
Chapter 4 describes the personal clinical protocol, a synthesis of old and current methods.
Chapter 5 presents implant-related gingival recession as a clinical dilemma of practitioners detailing its etio-
logy and describes a novel guide scoring template to measure the degree of treatment success and proposes a treatment protocol for each recession category.
Chapter 6 addresses different surgical protocols regarding the aesthetic area meant to obtain free soft tissue in any regeneration procedure.
Chapter 7 describes the dental CAD/CAM technology protocol for immediate implant placement loading concept with a one-day teeth delivery.
Chapter 8 defines the magnitude and means to optimize the restorative space in horizontal and vertical dimensions to obtain a rational unpredictability treatment.
Chapter 9 talks about the long-term evaluation of regenerative techniques available in oral implantology.
Each chapter is accompanied by photographs and radiographs as well as a website in which videos of the treated cases are presented. It is an indispensable guide for practitioners and students in periodontics, prosthodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and general dentistry in aesthetic rehabilitation by dental implants.

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