I DON’T CONTROL for gingival thickness at my implant sites

By BioHorizons Camlog

22nd January 2024

1 minute read


Dr Robert Stanley: Surely we’ve lost our minds this time, right? How can we not control for gingival thickness at the sites of our implant placements?

What does that mean for our patients’ outcomes after a dental implant procedure? I think my results speak for themselves. Where did this idea about controlling gingival thickness come from? Who created the definitions of “thick” and “thin” gingiva? And why? When we answer those questions, we can get to the heart of the matter and see why gingival thickness isn’t a true implant success criteria.

Discover the quintessence of implant mastery with Dr Robert Stanley on the 10th-11th May 2024 at the two-day ‘Cornerstones of Implantology’ Masterclass at London’s Royal Lancaster Hotel. Find out more and secure your spot here.

Shared with kind approval from Dr Robert Stanley and the Stanley Institute. The opinions expressed in this video are those of the speaker and not necessarily BioHorizons Camlog. This video has not been edited in any way.


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