Alveolar distraction osteogenesis and implant placement in a severely resorbed maxilla: a clinical report.

Abstract

Atrophy of maxillary alveolar bone can result in severe defects of the alveolar ridge. Such defects can make it difficult to achieve esthetic and functional restorations. This clinical report describes the use of alveolar distraction osteogenesis to promote the formation of new bone and soft tissue in a large, severely resorbed segment of maxillary alveolus… (More)

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@article{Erkut2006AlveolarDO, title={Alveolar distraction osteogenesis and implant placement in a severely resorbed maxilla: a clinical report.}, author={Selim Erkut and Sina Uçkan}, journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry}, year={2006}, volume={95 5}, pages={340-3} }