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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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Recession: Frenectomy and tunnelled connective graft

The following patient was referred to us, non-smoking and with no relevant medical history, who presented with this Miller Class II recession in a central lower incisor. She also presented with a high frenal attachment, which alongside her fine gingival biotype was a factor in the recession. We proceeded with a combined approach – we performed a frenectomy and also…
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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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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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Covering recessions after orthodontics

Covering recessions after orthodontics The following 38-year-old non-smoking patient, with no relevant medical history, was referred to us by a colleague. The patient stated that after finishing orthodontic treatment, she had noticed a gum recession in the lower incisor and that she wanted to correct the problem. Contributing to the issue was the presence of…
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Implants on 3D mandibular reconstruction

Dear Colleagues, A couple of months ago we saw a case of mandibular reconstruction with tunnel access, which you can view in full at: Gaining height in the posterior mandible. After waiting for 5 months, we performed dental implant surgery, using a modified Kazanjian Vestibuloplasty access to allow us to gain adhered gum and place the…
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Lower overdenture: improving soft tissues

4 weeks ago, we saw the case of a patient with 4 dental implants in the mandible, who had extensive bone defects. We explanted 2 implants and placed 4 new dental implants in the mandible for a lower overdenture. You can view the case at: Lower overdenture: explantation and implantation. After waiting 3 months for the osteointegration of the…
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