Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ISSN: 2581-4893)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 6

Controlled Expansion of Bone and Accurate Implant Placement Using an Acrylic Stent and Surveyor

Aditya Mani1 and Punit Naidu2*

1Private Practitioner, Hyderabad, India
2Consultant, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India

*Corresponding Author: Punit Naidu, Consultant, Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, India.

Received: April 08, 2020; Published: May 20, 2020

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Abstract

 Ridge expansion is a technique used to increase the buccolingual dimension in deficient bone so that it allows the placement of an adequately sized implant in a favourable angulation and position to enhance the biomechanical and prosthetic success [1]. The inherent elasticity of the maxillary bone lends itself more easily to this procedure than the denser mandibular bone. In this case report, a clinical case, which presented itself with deficient bone in the maxillary anterior region has been discussed. Other techniques of augmenting resorbed bone include distraction osteogenesis, onlay grafts, guided bone regeneration and ridge split. However, these procedures are not only more invasive but also present themselves with the requirement of an additional donor site, with added morbidity [2]. In carefully selected cases, gentle and controlled ridge expansion with osteotome has a high predictability and also negates the morbidity associated with a donor site.

Keywords: Bone; Implant Placement; Acrylic Stent

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Citation

Citation: Aditya Mani and Punit Naidu. “Controlled Expansion of Bone and Accurate Implant Placement Using an Acrylic Stent and Surveyor”. Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 4.6 (2020): 22-27.



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