Esthetics is of prime concern when replacing any anterior tooth. The prosthesis should resemble the adjacent natural tooth closely. Out of many types of pontic designs, ovate pontic may serve the purpose of providing good esthetics and phonetics. It will maintain interdental papilla and help to maintain good gingival health. In addition to it ovate pontic has an advantage of immediately replacing the missing anterior tooth.
[Maheta S NJIRM 2014; 5(4) :115-117]
Ovate Pontic, Esthetics, Emergence Profile, Gingival Health, Interdental Papilla And Provisional Restorations