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Clinical Cases

Vestibuloplasty: Improving soft tissues

A 50-year-old male ex-smoker came to us, currently undergoing Eutirox treatment for hyperthyroidism and requesting a fixed prosthesis. Upon examination, we observed that after years of edentulism, the quantity of adhered gum had been diminishing along with the buccal bone, important for protecting the neck of the implant from impacted food.

Reconstruction after failed implant and graft

A 27-year-old patient with no relevant medical history came to us and told us of a trauma 13 years previously that led to the avulsion of the central upper left incisor. After years without that tooth, the space had been closing up. At 24 years of age, the patient had decided to revisit and fix the situation. He had…
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Atrophic posterior mandible reconstruction

A 32-year-old patient with no relevant medical history was referred to us having lost an implant on tooth 46 following an infection. The patient presented with a very pronounced defect with a height to the dental nerve of 2.40 millimetres, which precluded the placement of short implants. We discounted the possibility of lateralisation of the dental nerve due to…
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