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Guidelines for ridge preservation: when and how

Introduction Ridge preservation is defined as any procedure undertaken at the time of or following an extraction that is designed to minimize external resorption of the ridge and optimize bone formation within the socket as a consequence of bone remodeling. As far as possible, immediate implant placement with immediate restoration

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Four reasons to choose tissue-level implants for posterior sites

Tissue-level implants have a long history and are still relevant for today’s practice in implant dentistry. Although bone-level implants dominate the implant market nowadays, the significant advantages of tissue-level implants are still valid, especially when restoring the posterior non-esthetic region. While advocating caution in the use of tissue level implants,

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To graft or not to graft? Utilizing an autogenous gingival graft as a powerful tool for peri-implant soft tissue management

Introduction Implant dentistry has developed extensively since the first application of dental implants by Dr. Brånemark during the 1960s. In today’s modern dentistry, more and more patients are turning to dental implants to replace their missing teeth with high expectations of a pleasing outcome that goes beyond the functional success

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Fig 2: Post operative OPG for implant placed in the region of 24 utilizing transcrestal technique without graft material
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Overview of sinus floor elevation procedure in implant dentistry – Part 2

Introduction Insufficient bone volume is a common problem faced during the rehabilitation of the edentulous posterior maxilla with implant-supported prostheses. The bone available for implant placement in the posterior maxillat may be limited by the pneumatization of the maxillary sinus following tooth loss, resulting in unfavorable alveolar ridge dimensions. In

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Season’s Greetings

We are approaching the end of another mixed year. The difficult times are continuing with the ongoing pandemic and countries all over in different phases of management and impact: some acute, some doing well, some facing fourth and even fifth waves. As a profession, the tweaking of our standard dental

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