Lateral augmentation in posterior lower jaw
(Courtesy of Dr Young Joo Jang, KOR.)
Severely atrophied posterior lower jaw in #45–47 area.
Situation post flap preparation shows bone deficit at #45–47.Due to the severe atrophy in the bucco-crestal dimension, it is not possible to insert an implant.
Restoration of the alveolar process at #45–47 with THE Graft (left).
Covering of bone particles with resorbable collagen membrane (right).
4 MONTHS POST-OPERATIVE
Situation on re-entry:Optimally restored contour of the alveolar process (left), allowing insertion of three implants at #45–47 (right).