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Tag: Reconstructive surgery

Explantation and implantation with sinus lift

The following 37-year-old patient with no relevant medical history was referred to us, having had two plants placed in positions 14 and 16 two years ago. Due to a lack of bone, the implant in position 16 was lost, leaving minimal remaining bone. As you can see, the implant in position 14 was placed at…
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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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