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Category: Maxilla

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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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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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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Horizontal defect in upper molar

The following 55-year-old patient with no relevant medical history was referred to us for the assessment of a dental implant in the upper right premolar position. We observed a horizontal defect due to a traumatic extraction with loss of buccal bone plate in this tooth, so we opted to use a crestal incision to place the…
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Socket Preservation: Absence of buccal bone plate in aesthetic front

The following 40-year old, non-smoking patient with no relevant illnesses was referred to us. He presented a long-term root canal with movement and pain in the upper left central incisor. There was more than 10mm of hollow and we suspected a vertical fracture. We proceeded to perform the extraction whereupon we confirmed that there was a vertical fracture up…
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Anterior section: Placement of implants 4 months after reconstruction

Dear Colleagues, 4 months ago, we saw this case in which we reconstructed an upper anterior section in which there was horizontal atrophy after years with a tooth-supported bridge. 4 months after this reconstruction, we proceeded to open the case for the placement of dental implants. As you can see, there was no reabsorption apparent in the graft. We proceeded to place…
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Follow-up of Regeneration + Lift Surgery

Several months ago, we operated on this case. To remind ourselves, we saw a large perforation of the Schneiderian membrane and an absence of buccal bone plate. We resolved these situations by suturing the membrane and performing a regeneration of the absence of the bone plate using titanium mesh. Four months later, with no symptomatology, the patient…
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Bone reconstruction anterior maxillary section

Today, we present to you the case of a 53-year-old woman with no relevant medical history who came to a consultation with a tooth-supported bridge in the upper-anterior area that she had had for 12 years, with 6 incisors. This prosthodontic resource was used by her odontologist after the loss of several teeth in the anterior…
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Complications: Schneiderian membrane perforation + lack of buccal bone plate

A 60-year-old patient with no relevant medical history was referred to us for fixed rehabilitation based on dental implants in the second quadrant. She presented a bone deficit in the left maxillary sinus as well as an internal reabsorption of tooth 25, for which we decided on the following treatment plan: extraction of tooth 25…
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One case, three techniques: Block + Regeneration + Sinus lift

This 55-year-old patient made an appointment with us for the placement of a fixed prosthesis, after years of having a removable prosthesis in the upper maxilla, retained with attachments, that had now failed. He had no relevant medical history, so we proceeded to request a CT scan. With it, we observed that he needed three…
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