Chief Concern: Missing tooth in the front due to a severe abscess from failed root canal procedure.
Diagnosis: Missing tooth for more than 2 years. Loss of surrounding bone structure because of the abscess.
Treatment: Stage 1 surgery to augment the width of the bone structure with particulate graft. Stage 2 surgery 5 months later to place a root form dental implant and restoring the implant 6 months later with Zirconium abutment and a porcelain fused to Zirconium (PFZ) crown. Overall length of treatment was about 12 months. Patient was wearing a temporary single tooth denture in the meantime.
Before (with implant healing cap in place):