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Tag: Horizontal atrophy

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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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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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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Mandibular reconstruction following cyst recurrence

Dear Colleagues, This 33-year-old patient – smoker of half a packet a day – came to us with no relevant medical history, having had a cyst in the region of the right mandibular body in 2007. He had had extractions of the affected teeth – 43, 44, 45 and 46 – and was operated on…
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