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Tag: High difficulty

Extraction of impacted canine + Implant + Reconstruction

The following 35-year-old male patient with no relevant medical history was referred to us with both maxillary canines impacted and temporary tooth #63 having been weeping for some time following a fistula. Normally, we could resolve this case by first performing extraction surgery of both canines – the definitive and the temporary, then a second…
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Gaining 9mm of height in the mandible: Implant surgery

As we saw in the previous post, which you can view here, we reconstructed a posterior mandibular defect with a height of 2.4 millimetres to the dental nerve. After the mandibular reconstruction, the patient became pregnant, and came back to us after one year. We requested a cone beam CT prior to implant placement, where we…
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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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