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Volume 24 , Issue 6
November/December 2009

Pages 11491152

Use of the Coronoid Process as a Donor Site for Sinus Augmentation: A Case Report

Young-Kyun Kim, DDS, PhD/Jung-Won Hwang, DDS, PhD/Hyo-Jung Lee, DDS, MSD/Pil-Young Yun, DDS, PhD

PMID: 20162122

In a sinus lift procedure, bone grafting is usually performed concomitantly. The mandibular coronoid process is an advantageous donor site for autogenous bone grafts. A clinical case of sinus bone grafting using the coronoid process of the mandible is presented here, along with the surgical technique to accomplish this procedure. A successful outcome was obtained in the patient, who experienced no functional problems. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2009;24:11491152

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