Bone graft using block allograft as a treatment of failed implant sites: clinical case reports.

@article{Jo2013BoneGU,
  title={Bone graft using block allograft as a treatment of failed implant sites: clinical case reports.},
  author={Ji-Ho Jo and Su-Gwan Kim and Ji-Su Oh},
  journal={Implant dentistry},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 3},
  pages={219-23}
}
Alveolar bone should be augmented to an adequate height and width for an implant to have satisfactory functional, biological, and aesthetic properties. Large osseous defects often require block grafts harvested from the symphysis or ramus. However, surgical complications and the necessity of donor sites have led to using allogeneic grafting materials. Two patients with severe bone defects on their mandibular posterior and maxillary posterior teeth were selected to be the subjects of this study… CONTINUE READING
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