Bone modifying techniques in the anterior maxilla prior to implant placement : a literature review
Abstract: Objective: The aim was to describe the different bone enhancing techniques for improving the alveolar bone and gingival characteristics prior to implant placement Material and methods: A MEDLINE and PubMed English language peer-reviewed literature search was conducted. Hand searches of the reference lists in some selected articles were also conducted. The literature search was sorted into five different topics; autogenous bone graft, guided tissue regeneration, orthodontic extrusion, and distraction osteogenesis. Results: Forty-seven articles were considered for the review. All, except one, of the selected articles were case reports or case series describing the bone-modifying techniques. Signiﬁcant improvements in alveolar bone were reported in all cases, resulting in satisfying implant sites. Conclusions: For all five techniques presented there is a need for more research and more precise procedure protocols. Key words: Implant site development, anterior maxilla, autogenous bone graft, guided tissue regeneration, decoronation, orthodontic extrusion, distraction osteogenesis
PublisherUniversitetet i Tromsø
University of Tromsø
The following license file are associated with this item:
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
The association between children’s oral health and parents’ socioeconomic position in Northern Norway Thomassen, Jeanett Kraukle; Larsen, Beate (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2019-05-20)<p>Background: Dental caries is the most common chronic disease in children. In Norway there are government sponsored programs that give all children (0-18 years) free public dental treatment. This program seems to reduce the social gap in oral health compared to countries where dental treatment is paid out-of-pocket. There are indications that not all children in Norway benefit equally good from ...
Methacrylates in polymer-resin based dental materials: Assessment of exposure and biological effects Nilsen, Bo Wold (Doctoral thesis; Doktorgradsavhandling, 2018-05-04)Materials used in dentistry are largely polymer-resin based dental materials (PRMs). PRMs contain methacrylates and organic additives that may cause adverse effects in exposed patients and dental personnel. The purpose of this thesis was to study biological effects of one of the most commonly used methacrylate in PRMs, and to investigate how patients and dental health personnel may be exposed to ...
Dental laboratory custom-made devices : legal aspects concerning documentation and import from non-EU/EEA countries Rikardsen, Maria Amalie; Vesterdal, Silje Camilla (Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2012-06)Crowns, bridges, removable dentures and other dental appliances are custom-made medical devices and are subject to specific legislation. The EU directive 93/42 on medical devices constitutes the legislation that regulates dental laboratory custom-made medical devices. This paper investigates how importers of dental laboratory custom-made devices perform quality control and if the legal requirements ...