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Ann Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Jan-Jun;5(1):135-9. doi: 10.4103/2231-0746.161145.

Reconstruction of alveolar bone defect with autogenous bone particles and osseointegrated implants: Histologic analysis and 10 years monitoring.

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Department of Stomatology Bauru School of Dentistry, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
Professor of the Specialization Course on Implant Dentistry at NEC Odonto Araçatuba, São Paulo, Brazil.
Department of Surgery and Integrated Clinic, Araçatuba School of Dentistry - UNESP, São Paulo, Brazil.


Maintaining the volume of the alveolar process after extraction can be achieved by immediate implant placement and guided bone regeneration, with or without the use of biomaterials. The authors present a case report with a 10 years follow-up, rehabilitation using osseointegrated implants in the extraction area and maintenance of the volume of the alveolar process with autogenous cortical bone shavings.


Dental implants; guided tissue regeneration; particulate bone graft

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