Acta Scientific Dental Sciences

Review ArticleVolume 2 Issue 6

Guided Bone Regeneration; A Predictable Augmentation Procedure in Implantology-An Overview

Seba Abraham1, Dhanya BN2, Dhanya BN*, Arunima PR3 and Reeja Mol MK4

1HOD and Professor, Department of Periodontics, PMS College of Dental Science and Research, KUHS, India
2PG Student, Department of Periodontics, PMS College of Dental Science and Research, KUHS, India
3Professor, Department of Periodontics, PMS College of Dental Science and Research, KUHS, India
4Reader, Department of Periodontics, PMS College of Dental Science and Research, KUHS, India

*Corresponding Author: Dhanya BN, PG Student, Department of Periodontics, PMS College of Dental Science and Research, KUHS, India.

Received: April 14, 2018; Published: May 22, 2018

Citation: Dhanya BN., et al. “Guided Bone Regeneration; A Predictable Augmentation Procedure in Implantology-An Overview”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 2.6 (2018).

Abstract

  Guided bone regeneration procedure allows successful implant placement by regenerating lost bone at desired site. The versatile procedure not only stabilize the blood clot and bone graft in defect but also prevents the migration of epithelial and connective tissue cells into the region thus allows migration and proliferation of osteogenic cells to form new bone. Although, GBR procedure is technique sensitive, predictable outcomes could be obtained by understanding and utilization of proper surgical technique and postoperative patient compliance. Studies have indicated more complications while achieving vertical ridge augmentation than horizontal ridge augmentation. Complications can be either surgical or postoperative. The aim of this article is to provide an insight into the procedure and complications associated with GBR and guidelines for preventing and managing these clinical situations.

Keywords: Guided Bone Regeneration; Implant; Augmentation Procedures; Bone Grafts; Barrier Membranes; Complications

Copyright: © 2018 Dhanya BN., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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