Follow Us      

LOGIN
 
Share Page:
Back

Volume 23 , Issue 6
November/December 2003

Pages 585591


Buccal and Coronal Bone Augmentation Using Forced Eruption and Buccal Root Torque: A Case Report

Takeshi Nozawa, DDS/Takahiko Sugiyama, DDS, PhD/Satoshi Yamaguchi, DDS/Tristan Ramos, DDS/Shigeki Komatsu, DDS, PhD/Hiroaki Enomoto, DDS/Koichi Ito, DDS, PhD, MSD


PMID: 14703762
DOI: 10.11607/prd.00.0555

The following case report describes the buccal and coronal bone augmentation around an irretrievable tooth using forced eruption and buccal root torque for immediate nonsubmerged implant placement. A mandibular left second premolar with degree 2 mobility, severe buccal bone resorption, and interproximal angular bony defects was subjected to forced eruption and buccal root torque. Five months after this process, the tooth was displaced 15 mm coronally and the root apex faced buccally. Buccal and coronal bone augmentation and soft tissue enlargement were evident at reentry surgery. This technique enabled proper implant placement in a situation where the bone was compromised. (Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2003;23:585591.)


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