Acta Scientific Dental Sciences (ASDS)(ISSN: 2581-4893)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 11

Single Implant Placement for Missing Maxillary Right First Premolar Using a Palatal-Facing Sloped-Platform Implant in A Sloped Ridge: A Clinical Report

Fernando Rojas-Vizcaya*, Chen-Che Hung and Sergio Rojas-Jaramillo

Department of Prosthodontics, Mediterranean Prosthodontic Institue, Spain

*Corresponding Author: Fernando Rojas-Vizcaya, Department of Prosthodontics, Mediterranean Prosthodontic Institue, Spain.

Received: September 27, 2023; Published: October 28, 2023


Standard flat platform dental implants are used in single edentulous areas, and, sometimes, the bone crest develops a slope because of buccal bone loss. A sloped implant can be used in such cases so that the implant platform matches the shape of the ridge. The bone’s level and shape could help determine the implant’s position, but the margin of the planned crown dictates this; therefore, the bone, implant, and crown must have a specific relationship to obtain an optimal restoration. This clinical report describes the use of a sloped dental implant with the slope facing the palatal region owing to the anatomy of the buccal bone and maintaining the proper biological width for restoring the maxillary right first premolar. At the 5-year follow-up, we found that the implant had caused no complications.

Keywords: Single Implant; Maxillary Right; First Premolar; Palatal-Facing; Sloped-Platform


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Citation: Fernando Rojas-Vizcaya., et al. “Single Implant Placement for Missing Maxillary Right First Premolar Using a Palatal-Facing Sloped-Platform Implant in A Sloped Ridge: A Clinical Report".Acta Scientific Dental Sciences 7.11 (2023): 74-78.


Copyright: © 2023 Fernando Rojas-Vizcaya., 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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