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Posterior Mandible Reconstruction through a tunnel approach

Our dear colleague Yasser Chaib dedicates this case to us after attending our bone grafting course and wrote these words, Thank you Yasser! “In honor of two greats! Jose Luis Dominguez Mompell and Juan Lara Chao thank you for teaching us all about the 2D and 3D reconstructions. After a few months of finishing the…
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Vertical bone reconstruction in posterior maxilla

Hello everyone, today we present this case referred to us by a colleague, he is a 43 year old patient that due to a localized periodontal disease his upper left molar are moving and hopeless. The extraction is perform and after 2 months a 10 mm vertical bone defect is left. We performed a tunnel approach…
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Implant placement in augmented area

Continuing with this case, with which we saw a reconstruction in a horizontal defect on the anterior mandible of a 53-year-old patient. We also fitted implants to the canines and left the fitting of the rest of the implants for a later date due to insufficient osseous availability. After 4 months, we opened again and the placement of implants…
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Anterior mandible atrophy

Today we are presenting a somewhat different case, from a 53-year-old non-smoking patient with no relevant pathology in their medical history apart from high cholesterol. The patient presents absences from canine to canine in the mandible with a notable horizontal atrophy. The anterior jaw is one of the most difficult areas to graft due to both the poor medular…
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Vertical bone augmentation with the Khoury Technique and tunnel approach

We present the case of a patient who came to her consultation requesting a fixed prosthesis in the posterior mandible section. Clinical and radiological examination showed bone atrophy with a height on the dental nerve of approximately 7.5mm and a horizontal atrophy that precludes the placement of dental implants. In terms of treatment options, we…
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Impacted canine: extraction + implant + graft

We were referred the following 40-year-old patient, with no important medical history, presenting an impacted upper left canine and her deciduous canine still in the mouth with mobility and causing a nuisance to the patient. The orthodontist eschewed orthodontic treatment due to the patient’s age and the position of the impacted canine situated in a…
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Reconstruction of vertical defect located in the mandible

The next case we present to you is that of a middle-aged non-smoking male with no relevant medical history. This patient was referred to us because of a bone atrophy that precludes the placement of an implant in its ideal position. We observed a vertical bone atrophy in the 46th tooth, which we attributed to a traumatic…
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Coverage of a large recession

Dear Colleagues, Today we present the case of a patient who consulted us having been referred by the orthodontist after orthodontic treatment. She presented with a recession in the central lower right incisor as well as a high frenal attachment. The patient had a very fine gingival biotype that went as far as to cause transparency in the roots of…
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Horizontal maxillar gains and placement of implants

Dear Colleagues, Today we present the case of this patient, referred to us by a colleague as due to a long-term partial edentulism he was presenting with a horizontal bone defect in the maxilla.   We proceeded to lift a mucoperiosteal flap, place the implants and graft with autologous bone with the laminar technique and particulate bone inside. Below, you can see the appearance…
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