Soft and hard tissue alterations around implants placed in an alveolar ridge with a sloped configuration.

@article{Noelken2014SoftAH,
  title={Soft and hard tissue alterations around implants placed in an alveolar ridge with a sloped configuration.},
  author={Robert Noelken and Mauro Donati and Joseph P. Fiorellini and Nils-Claudius Gellrich and William Parker and Keisuke Wada and Tord Berglundh},
  journal={Clinical oral implants research},
  year={2014},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={3-9}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate soft and hard tissue alterations around implants placed in healed, sloped ridge sites. MATERIALS AND METHODS In this prospective multi-center study, 65 patients between 20 and 74 years of age and with a need for a single tooth replacement were included. All patients presented with a recipient implant site demonstrating a lingual-buccal bone height discrepancy of 2.0-5.0 mm and with a neighboring tooth on its mesial aspect. Implant placement… CONTINUE READING