Aesthetic ridge augmentation


Aesthetic Ridge Augmentation is a technique used to correct the ridge defect that is caused by the tooth loss and gum shrinkage.

This patient was unhappy with the contour of his gums around the missing tooth. The blue coloration is a tattoo created by minute metal particles within his gums (from a failed root canal).
Aesthetic Ridge Augmentation
The bluish gum tissue was removed and the ridge was augmented with a graft, giving a more pleasant and natural contour.
Aesthetic Ridge Augmentation

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