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IP Annals of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry

Bone augmentation in atrophic maxillary ridge by ridge split technique and guided bone regeneration: A case report

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Author Details : Romesh Soni*, Aditi Priya, Himanshi Yadav, Vikram Kumar

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 89-91

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Bone loss after tooth extraction is inevitable, it can be horizontal, vertical bone loss or combination. Now a days, dental implants are emerging as a better treatment option for oral rehabilitation and become an integral part of dentistry ,thus availability of adequate bone volume in all 3-dimensions to stabilize implant is foremost requirement for successful treatment. Various methods have been used to augment the ridge bone volume which includes bone grafting along with guided bone regeneration, ridge split technique, sinus lift procedure and distraction osteogenesis. This case report presents aesthetic rehabilitation by implant retained prosthesis in upper anterior region with large defect by combining bone augmentation with ridge split technique to enable implant placement.

Keywords: Dental implants, Ridge split technique, Bone augmentation, Bone grafting, and Implant retained prosthesis.

Doi : 10.18231/j.aprd.2019.021

How to cite : Soni R, Priya A , Yadav H, Kumar V, Bone augmentation in atrophic maxillary ridge by ridge split technique and guided bone regeneration: A case report. IP Ann Prosthodont Restor Dent 2019;5(3):89-91

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