Follow Us      

LOGIN
 
Share Page:
Back

Volume 30 , Issue 3
May/June 2010

Pages 265-273


Socket Grafting in the Posterior Maxilla Reduces the Need for Sinus Augmentation

Giulio Rasperini, DDS/Luigi Canullo, DDS, PhD/Claudia Dellavia, DDS, PhD/Gaia Pellegrini, DDS/Massimo Simion, MD, DDS


PMID: 20386783
DOI: 10.11607/prd.00.0923

This study compared the dimensional alterations, the need for sinus floor elevation, and the histologic wound healing of augmented and nonaugmented alveolar sockets. Sixteen human extraction sockets were either grafted or left untreated. At baseline and 3 and 6 months postextraction, alveolar ridge alterations were evaluated; at 3, 6, and 9 months, histologic analyses were conducted. Implant placement with or without sinus floor augmentation was decided at 6 months. Three of eight patients in the control group underwent sinus floor augmentation compared to one of six in the experimental group. The alveolar ridge augmentation procedure presented here increases the possibility of inserting implants without the need for a sinus augmentation procedure. (Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2010;30:265273.)


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