Thin buccal bone and defects in the extraction socket are two main risk factors for implant therapy in the anterior maxilla. But for treating an Asian patient, the clinician may face an additional challenge: different anatomy and angulation of tooth-alveolus, as Dr. Alvin Yeo from Singapore explains. His lecture highlights the risk associated with this anatomical difference, and the use of regenerative materials, for a more predictable and esthetic outcome.

(lecture from: 1st Online Congress in regenerative dentistry: Geistlich + YOU)