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Interpositional osteotomy for posterior mandible ridge augmentation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19835748     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This report reviewed the published data concerning different methods for vertical augmentation of the posterior mandible for implant placement. The main purpose was to compare and contrast the different treatment methods, with a more detailed review of the use of the interpositional osteotomy to vertically augment the posterior mandible. After the data review, we present a case illustrating this method. On the basis of the data review, the use of the interpositional osteotomy might be the method of choice for select patients.
Michael S Block; Christopher J Haggerty
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons     Volume:  67     ISSN:  1531-5053     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Oral Maxillofac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-19     Completed Date:  2009-11-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8206428     Medline TA:  J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Alveolar Ridge Augmentation / methods*
Bone Regeneration
Bone Transplantation / methods*
Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
Dental Implantation, Endosseous
Dental Implants*
Dental Prosthesis Design
Jaw, Edentulous, Partially / rehabilitation*,  surgery
Mandible / radiography,  surgery*
Mandibular Nerve / surgery
Membranes, Artificial
Osteotomy / methods
Vertical Dimension
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dental Implants; 0/Membranes, Artificial

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