Journal of Applied Dental
and Medical Sciences
Journal of Applied Dental and Medical Sciences is A Quarterly Published

ISSN : 2454-2288

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Osteotome Assisted Implant Placement In Atrophic Narrow Ridges

Amrit Tandan, Prashant Mishra, Sudhanshu Srivastava, Janhavi Dixit


In this 21st century, where patient are more demanding in terms of esthetics and opt for fixed retained prosthesis, implant replacement of missing teeth with life like results has become the standard of care. The technique of bone expansion with osteotome offers the possibility of placing implants in cases of bone atrophy without the need for other more complex treatments. In addition, it improves the quality of bone surrounding the implants and reduces the time for rehabilitation. This procedure can be implemented in patient with good bone quality and narrow ridge with thick cortex and some cancellous bone in mandible. In addition it improves the bone quality around the implants and reduces the treatment time.

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