Reconstruction of the severely resorbed atrophic edentulous ridge of the maxilla and mandible for implant rehabilitation: report of a case.

@article{Kao2002ReconstructionOT,
  title={Reconstruction of the severely resorbed atrophic edentulous ridge of the maxilla and mandible for implant rehabilitation: report of a case.},
  author={Shou Yen Kao and T Yeung and I-chiang Chou and Richard Che-Shoa Chang},
  journal={The Journal of oral implantology},
  year={2002},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={128-32}
}
We describe a case with a severely resorbed atrophic edentulous ridge in both the maxilla and mandible. The maxilla was reconstructed using a sinus-lifting procedure and onlay bone graft. The mandible was reconstructed by anterior osteotomy with an interpositional sandwich iliac bone graft at the symphysis area, subperiosteally with iliac bone chips mixed with hydroxylapatite bilaterally at the posterior atrophic ridge, and vestibuloplasty with a split thickness skin graft (STSG). After full… CONTINUE READING
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