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Implants on 3D mandibular reconstruction

Dear Colleagues, A couple of months ago we saw a case of mandibular reconstruction with tunnel access, which you can view in full at: Gaining height in the posterior mandible. After waiting for 5 months, we performed dental implant surgery, using a modified Kazanjian Vestibuloplasty access to allow us to gain adhered gum and place the…
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Vestibuloplasty + Implant in one surgery

Today we are going to talk about the Kazanjian Vestibuloplasty. Origin of Kazanjian Vestibuloplasty Kazanjian vestibuloplasty is a technique that is over 100 years old, developed by Varaztad Kazanjian. This technique is developed for those patients which the full prosthesis is already moving and does not have any fixation. The original technique of Kazanjian consists…
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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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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.