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Tag: Reconstructive surgery

Gaining height in posterior mandible

The following 38-year-old non-smoking patient with no relevant medical history was referred to us. She had had three implants placed and following an infection, had lost two of them – leaving the defect visible in the photograph. We considered the possibility of short implants or mandibular reconstruction plus the placement of standard implants. With the…
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Live surgery course finished

Dear Colleagues, Having finished the live surgery course last Saturday, here are some photographs from the event. Many thanks to those who attended, to David the cameraman, and to all the staff of the Puche Lázaro Clinic for making sure everything went smoothly. The surgery consisited of a three-dimensional reconstruction with tunnel access according to…
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19th October – Course in maxillary reconstruction through tunnel approach

Dear Colleagues, Next Saturday, 19th October, in Aranjuez, Madrid, we will be delivering a course on maxillary reconstruction through tunnelisation with the Khoury technique with theory and live broadcast of surgery. The surgery will consist of a tunnel approach, sinus lift and crestal graft; all without opening a flap, but via tunnel. Price, sign-up and…
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Seville – Saturday 21st September

Dear Colleagues, On Saturday 21st September 2013, both my colleague Jose Luis Domínguez-Mompell Micó and I, Juan Lara Chao, will be in Seville delivering a seminar on Atrophies in Oral Surgery in both hard and soft tissue, and implantology. Thank you to Euroteknika for the training. Entry is free of charge. You can sign up here using the…
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One case, three techniques: Block + Regeneration + Sinus lift

This 55-year-old patient made an appointment with us for the placement of a fixed prosthesis, after years of having a removable prosthesis in the upper maxilla, retained with attachments, that had now failed. He had no relevant medical history, so we proceeded to request a CT scan. With it, we observed that he needed three…
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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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Implant surgery on reconstruction on front part

After the reconstruction seen in this post: Reconstruction following failed implant and graft, we waited 4 months and proceeded to open said graft for the implant surgery. We made an intracrevicular incision with vertical incisions distant from the graft. Following a subperiosteal detachment we observed the good appearance of the graft which appeared well vascularised. We…
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Mandibular reconstruction following cyst recurrence

Dear Colleagues, This 33-year-old patient – smoker of half a packet a day – came to us with no relevant medical history, having had a cyst in the region of the right mandibular body in 2007. He had had extractions of the affected teeth – 43, 44, 45 and 46 – and was operated on…
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Atrophy in central incisor

A 35-year-old non-smoking patient under Euritox treatment for hypothyroidism, had an avulsion of the central incisor after trauma as a child. The gap collapsed and over the years the patient had orthodontics to correct the malocclusion and open the gap. She was referred to us while finalising orthodontic treatment for the placement of an implant…
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