Horizontal or vertical alveolar bone augmentation procedures usually cannot be avoided in edentulous regions. Many studies have shown that GBR is predictable treatment at infrabony defects. However, GBR on extrabony defects still shows a lack of predictability.
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Completely edentulous patients, aged 18 years or older, presenting with severely atrophic mandibles (Class VI according to Cawood and Howell) were enrolled and treated using four implants, a CAD/CAM titanium bar and a low-profile attachment system to support an implant-supported overdenture.
A radiographic stent was modified and used as a surgical stent instead of computer-guided implant surgery to reduce the treatment time. Compared to the stent made with computer -guided surgery, since it is not accurate enough to use until final drilling, it can be used as an marker for initial position.
The developments of CT technology and implant planning software has improved guided surgery and gained the interest of dentists from across the world. Guided surgery has helped thousands of patients and dentists achieve positive results with precise and stress-free implant placement.
Patients and dental professionals today demand immediate yet positive results. After many years of research and clinical studies, depending on the case and patient, immediate implant placement has now become a popular course of action with predictable outcomes.
This report describes a simple method for soft tissue coverage of a guided bone regeneration (GBR) site using the double rotated palatal sub-epithelial connective tissue graft (RPSCTG) technique for a maxillary anterior defect.
Factors affecting marginal bone loss in implants that were placed immediately after extraction were followed up more than 1 year after.
Explanted fractured fixture (OSSTEM GSII) followed by a reimplantation of an SLA-surfaced implant (OSSTEM TSIII) in the mandibular posterior area.
Evaluate the implant and prosthetic survival rates, complications, marginal bone loss, using ultra-fine titanium mesh membrane and simultaneous implant placement, to provide space maintenance necessary for bone augmentation of alveolar bone defects.