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[Zygoma implants--an option for the treatment of severe atrophy of the maxilla? Case report]

Otto, Tobias and Held, Uwe and Rohner, Dennis. (2010) [Zygoma implants--an option for the treatment of severe atrophy of the maxilla? Case report]. Schweizer Monatsschrift für Zahnmedizin, Vol. 120, H. 1. pp. 35-50.

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Abstract

The reconstruction of the severe atrophy of the maxilla using dental implants requires extensive surgical treatments. Sinus lift procedure, ridge augmentation with free bone grafts or free vascularized bone transfers represent the common techniques. With regard to a higher life expectancy the number of patients suffering from limited chewing function based on atrophic bone conditions will increase. In addition to a higher number of failed implants in elderly people ask for other treatment strategies to regain proper oral function with limited surgical effort. This case report presents the failed treatment of maxilla, using disc implants and shows the new maxillary reconstruction using Brånemark-Zygoma implants combined with standard Nobel Replace implants in order to avoid extensive augmentation procedure.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Kopfbereich
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Operative Fächer (Klinik) > Kopfbereich
UniBasel Contributors:Rohner, Dennis
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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Publisher:Schweizerische Zahnärzte-Gesellschaft SSO
ISSN:1011-4203
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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