Anterior Implant Esthetics


Homa H. Zadeh, DDS, PhD
Fereidoun Daftary, DDS, MSD

Educational Format

Participants will have access to all online educational material and can access the material (lectures, live surgeries and watching the hand-on exercises) as on-demand basis.


$695 on-demand online: lectures only

  • 8 hours of on-demand online education
  • 12 hours of live lecture + hands-on workshop and live surgery demonstration

Treatment planning in the anterior maxilla requires special considerations, because mere achievement of osseointegration is not adequate. There are a myriad of factors that can lead to biologic and technical complications, which are not often tolerated by patients. The predictability of any treatment depends on careful risk assessment to identify and manage elements of risk. A thorough understanding of the factors that can affect the outcome of therapy and incorporating strategies to manage those factors are the most effective way of increasing the predictability of outcomes.

Educational Objectives:

  • Classification of mucosal and alveolar bone phenotypes
  • Risk assessment: patient and site characteristics
  • Management of patient and site risks
  • Biology of tooth extraction healing
  • Protocol selection
  • Reduced trauma tooth extraction
  • Single vs. multiple tooth extractions
  • Planning of implants relative to teeth/implants
  • 3D implant position
  • Implant size selection
  • Pontic site development
  • Material Selection
  • Platelet rich fibrin (PRF) information
  • Biology of tooth extraction socket healing
  • Biology of grafted extraction socket healing
  • Prosthetic protocol
  • Primary stability
  • Prosthetic design
  • Digital workflow in the esthetic zone
  • Guided surgery vs. free-hand placement
  • Soft tissue augmentation
  • Interdental papilla management
  • Complications: biologic and technical
  • Craniofacial remodeling and growth
  • Alternatives to implants in the esthetic zone

Simulated Workshops:

  • Immediate implant placement in anterior fresh extraction socket
  • Immediate provisionalization
  • VISTA soft tissue augmentation