Atrophic Maxilla Reconstruction With Autogenous Iliac Graft and Guided Dental Implants

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Abstract

Oral rehabilitation with osseointegrated implants is frequently the best alternative for replacement of lost teeth. Several techniques and materials allow achievement of excellent function and esthetics. In the case of maxillary or mandibular atrophy, extensive grafting may be necessary before implants can be properly placed. This is a case of maxillary reconstruction with autogenous iliac crest bone grafts, followed by placement of guided implants. After integration of the grafts, planning and insertion of implants allowed installation of an implant-supported prosthesis, recovering the morphology, function, and esthetics.

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