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Volume 16 , Issue 6
November/December 2001

Pages 851856

Periosteoplasty for Soft Tissue Closure and Augmentation in Preprosthetic Surgery: A Surgical Report

Albino Triaca, Dr Med, Dr Med Dent/Roger Minoretti, Dr Med, Dr Med Dent/ Mauro Merli, DMD/Beat Merz, Dr Sc Techn, MBA

PMID: 11769836

Soft tissue closure is a critical factor in preprosthetic surgery and implant placement. In large transverse or vertical bone augmentations, there is often insufficient or very thin mucosa available. Soft tissue dehiscences and bone or implant exposure may result. Based on the application of a periosteal flap, the presented method solves this problem. The flap is prepared in the neighboring area and folded into the corresponding surgical area. It not only provides good soft tissue coverage but also results in soft tissue augmentation. Periosteoplasty has been successfully applied in over 60 patients over the last 2 years. (INT J ORAL MAXILLOFAC IMPLANTS 2001;16:851856)

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