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Rehabilitation of Deficient Anterior Maxilla with Three Novel Techniques: A Case Report

Sarika Kapila, Ramandeep S Bhullar, Tejinder Kaur, Harsh D Singh

Keywords : Atrophic maxilla, Autogenous block graft, Implant-supported prosthesis, Osseodensification

Citation Information : Kapila S, Bhullar RS, Kaur T, Singh HD. Rehabilitation of Deficient Anterior Maxilla with Three Novel Techniques: A Case Report. Curr Trends Diagn Treat 2021; 5 (1):48-52.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10055-0119

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 02-06-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


An implant-supported prosthesis offers a more predictable course of treatment as compared to other options available for rehabilitating edentulous arches and dental implants are a more acceptable treatment option to the dental fraternity and the public. Atrophic maxilla can be managed well utilizing autogenous bone grafts from intraoral donor sites, and the primary objective of this case was to use osseodensification as a means of acquiring more bone volume/density. We combined the use of three techniques, i.e., autogenous bone graft from symphysis, osseodensification drilling for implant placement, and Toronto prosthesis for rehabilitation of atrophic maxilla in a 35-year-old male patient. After 1 year of follow-up, the implant-based prosthesis is working well without any complication and established that autograft followed by osseodensification and rehabilitation with Toronto bridge gives good results. Block grafting followed by implant placement with osseodensification technique and Toronto prosthesis yielded great aesthetics and functional results.

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