Residual ridge resorption is the main drawback of
the tooth extraction. One of the techniques to preserve
the ridge dimension is socket preservation procedure.
However, the limitation of these procedures could not
completely preserve the facial part of the root.
Implantology in visible frontal region demands extreme
precision due to the high aesthetic requirements of
patients. The main aim is to assess the aesthetic zone
and the bone level of the implant site with SST (Socket
Shield Technique) along with immediate implant and
conventional immediate implant placement, by using
PES (Pink Esthetic Score) and radiographs.
Keywords : Socket Shield Technique, Immediate Implant, Pink Esthetic Score, Radiographs