RIDGE AUGMENTATION USING AUTOGENOUS BONE GRAFT FOR IMPLANT SITE DEVELOPMENT

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Dr Deepthi V
Dr Indu V
Dr Baiju R M
Dr Ankitha K
Dr Nadeem AbdulRahman

Keywords

Ridge Augmentation, Autogenous Bone Graft, Block graft, Implants, Piezosurgery

Abstract

Successful placement of dental implants requires a minimum amount of bone both in width and height at the recipient site to provide a functional and esthetic implant-borne restoration for the patient. But patients often present for implant placement after a certain period of edentulousness and subsequent ridge resorption. In such cases ridge augmentation procedures become the most promising option to both the patient and the clinician. This case report describes ridge augmentation using Autogenous Block Graft harvested from the mandibular symphysis region and subsequent implant placement for a young patient.

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