Achieving anterior implant esthetics is a challenging and demanding procedure. To create implant restorations with harmonious gingival contour that emulate nature is a fusion of science and art. Understanding the biologic and physiologic limitations of the soft and hard tissue will facilitate predictability in simple to complex esthetic situations and prevent complications short and long-term.

This presentation will focus on current implant treatment philosophies and methodologies for the management of complications that may occur during treatment of implants in the esthetic zone. Equal emphasis will be placed on the diagnosis and treatment planning, surgical and prosthetic management of soft and hard tissue for optimal anterior implant esthetics.