Augmentation of a dehiscence defect

(Courtesy of Dr Jun Seok Park, KOR.)

PRE-OPERATIVE

Situation a few weeks after loss of tooth #36 showing bone deficit in the bucco-crestal aspect.

SURGERY

Situation following flap preparation and implant insertion: dehiscence defect around the implant.

Augmentation of bone defect with THE Graft (left).

Covering of bone particle with resorbable collagen membrane (right).

4.5 MONTHS POST-OPERATIVE

Situation after re-entry:Excellent bony consolidation, complete restoration of bone contour around the implant.

6 MONTHS POST-OPERATIVE

Prosthetic final result:Optimal hard and soft-tissue situation, perfectly contoured bone volume around the implant in #36.

Dehiscence-type defect around dental implant

(Case by Dr K. Fischer, Germany)

Dehiscence defect around bone-level implant.

Augmentation with xenograft bone.

Coverage of bone graft material with SMARTBRANE –
the membrane can easily be positioned and adapts ideally to the defect geometry.

Optimal initial healing pattern: no signs of irritation.

5 MONTHS POST-OPERATIVE

Re-entry: Perfectly regenerated buccal bone profile without signs of volume loss both buccally and crestally.