Human histology of allogeneic block grafts for alveolar ridge augmentation: case report.

@article{Morelli2009HumanHO,
  title={Human histology of allogeneic block grafts for alveolar ridge augmentation: case report.},
  author={Thiago Morelli and Rodrigo E F Neiva and Hom-Lay Wang},
  journal={The International journal of periodontics & restorative dentistry},
  year={2009},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={649-56}
}
Autogenous bone grafts obtained from the mandibular symphysis or ramus are the primary donor sites for harvesting bone in the oral cavity to correct ridge deficiencies. Although such bone grafts can be successful, several concerns remain, such as donor site morbidity, nerve paresthesia, devitalization of natural teeth, and postoperative complications (eg, swelling, discomfort, and pain). To avoid these concerns and overcome the limited amount of autogenous intraoral bone for grafting… CONTINUE READING

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