IMMEDIATE IMPLANT PLACEMENT

46 year old male with a missing tooth #24 and external root resorption of tooth #23

Clinical and radiographic photos of tooth #23 with severe root resorption and a missing tooth #24.

Following extraction of tooth #23 and placement of two implants, extensive bone loss and thin buccal bone.

The ridge is augmented with bone substitute material and covered with OSSIX® PLUS fixated with bone tacks.

Primary soft tissue closure with 6-0 nylon sutures resulted in complete submerged healing.

At second stage implant surgery implants are completely covered with hard tissue forming thick buccal plate.

Clinical and radiographic photos of final prosthesis.