I’ve written a few articles about how to develop an emergence profile for your patient’s implant restoration. I am a firm believer that you have better cosmetic and hygienic outcomes if you take the time to sculpt the gingiva.
Here’s a video from a lecture I gave last year in Australia on emergence profiles. I share my thoughts on why there is doubt in our profession as to whether or not this is a useful practice.
If you are interested in adding this service to your practice, here are some articles to get you started:
How to Create an Emergence Profile for an Implant Restoration
How to Make a Custom Impression Coping
Implant Prosthetic Contours and Hygiene
Implant Emergence Profiles Made Ridiculously Easy