biologic width

biologic width

the combined width of the connective tissue and epithelial attachment superior to the crestal bone of the alveolar process.

biologic width,

n the combined height of connective tissue and epithelium that isolates the bone from the oral cavity. It is the distance considered necessary for the existence of healthy bone and tissue from the most apical extent of a dental restoration.
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Removal of the fractured coronal fragment and restoration of tooth if the fracture line has not encroached into the biologic width
Complicated crown-root fractures on the other hand presents challenge to the restorative dentist for its management because of encroachment of biologic width and its subgingival nature.
13 The lengthening procedure is indicated to provide tooth length for caries removal, restoration of the tooth with- out violating the biologic width, restoration retention and aesthetics.
Its features provide excellent me- chanical strength, and allow the preservation of the peri-implant biologic width integrity for optimal aesthetic result.
Periodontal and Prosthetic Aspect of Biological Width Part I: Violation of Biologic Width.
The Importante of Restorative Margin Placement to the Biologic Width and periodontal Health.
Chapters cover the harmony of face, lips and teeth, the dentogingival complex, axial crown contours, pontic to edentulous ridge relationships, biologic width around implants, esthetic integration, healthy teeth, restorative materials, clinical cases, and intact teeth.
The phenomenon of the establishment of a zone of biologic width (BW) is an important clinical concept in restorative dentistry and periodontics for many years.
The basic principle of surgical extrusion technique is to place the affected tooth structure in a more desired position which helps in reestablishment of biologic width free of any invasive restorative dentistry, caries, fracture & endodontic perforation circumferentially around the tooth.
Under controlled orthodontic force, the biologic width of gingival tissue moves with the tooth
This review gives the wide aspect of the complex question of biologic width and represents an attempt to answer some of the demands in relation to it.
Transgingival probing was performed to establish the dimension of biologic width prior to Surgical Crown Lengthening procedure.