I did a lateral window approach with a sinus lift and bone graft. About 6 weeks post-op, the patient had a large swelling of the cheek overlying the surgical site .
Discussions related to bone grafting during dental implant procedures.
This video shows you how to create attached gingiva in the upper jaw by creating a split thickness flap.
This patient needed to to extract two teeth, complete any regeneration necessary, and place implants in the sites to be restored by the referring dentist
What is the protocol is when the bone is so dense after grafting?
About a month ago I used the Bone Lamina Technique to augment the lateral width in the posterior mandible of a healthy 50 year old male patient.
I would like to know if anybody has used the orthodontic forced eruption technique to increase the volume of bone at the implant site. Is […]
Surgical site was packed with NovaBone Morsels mixed with patient’s blood. Do you think this will be successful?
After a few years of using BondBone, I am disappointed that it resorbs much too quickly.
Another case that shows the use of a Dentin graft.
A classic case in a missing lateral with a thin ridge and an even more severe deficiency mid and lower body.
A case showing the result from a dentin graft 6 weeks after the graft.
A new patient presented to have a couple of implants restored.
In sinus lift cases does anybody mix tetracycline with bone graft materials?
Will the ultraviolet be harmful to the allograft, or is it possibly even beneficial?
However, for some reason it didn’t fuse to the existing bone and I have postponed my oral surgeon’s plan to use an autogenous bone graft from my jaw.
Will I be able to accomplish implant placement by using an onlay bone graft alone?
Do you agree with me that the graft encapsulated? If so, now what.
I have a patient who was treated by another dentist for an injury to her upper lateral incisor.
This case presented presented a tricky grafting situation.
Does anyone use a periodontal packing on top of a membrane when grafting a larger grafting site/fresh extraction?
What flap design are you using where you are augmenting the palatal bone for a maxillary molar site ?
If there is insufficient buccal – lingual width, would you choose a narrower implant or perform bone augmentation so you can place a wide implant?
I’ve come across a number of different techniques and materials for socket preservation, and I’d just like to know what is working for some of you and what is not?
Patient is missing his maxillary right central incisor. The problem is that the alveolar ridge is very much resorped in that site.
On examination the implant appeared slightly mobile and copious pus was draining through a fistula above the crown.