Follow Us      

LOGIN
 
Share Page:
Back

Volume 33 , Issue 2
March/April 2013

Pages 159166


Vertical Ridge Augmentation of an Atrophic Posterior Mandible with an Inlay Technique and Cancellous Equine Bone Block: A Case Report

Pietro Felice, PhD, DDS, MD/Laura Piana, DDS/Luigi Checchi, MD, DDS/Valeria Corvino, DDS/Ulf Nannmark, DDS, PhD/Maurizio Piattelli, MD, DDS


PMID: 23484171
DOI: 10.11607/prd.1098

This report describes a successful implant prosthetic rehabilitation in an atrophic left posterior mandible in a 62-year-old man using a cancellous equine bone block as grafting material. Four months later, two bone specimens were retrieved for histologic evaluation and two dental implants were placed. Computed tomography and conventional radiography showed a 5-mm mean vertical bone gain. The biopsies showed new bone formation within the cancellous portion of the blocks and no foreign body reaction. Cancellous equine bone grafts may be an effective alternative to autogenous bone and inorganic bovine bone grafting for reconstruction of the posterior mandible using the inlay technique. (Int J Periodontics and Restorative Dent 2013;33:159166. doi: 10.11607/prd.1098)


Full Text PDF File | Order Article

 

 
Get Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view PDF files. This is a free program available from the Adobe web site.
Follow the download directions on the Adobe web site to get your copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 

© 2014 Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc

PRD Home
Current Issue
Ahead of Print
Archive
Author Guidelines
About
Accepted Manuscripts
Submission Form
Submit
Reprints
Permission
Advertising
Quintessence Home
Terms of Use
Privacy Policy
About Us
Contact Us
Help