Vertical bone augmentation in a single-tooth gap with an allogenic bone ring: Clinical considerations

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The main objective of this case report is to introduce a one-stage bone block augmentation with a cylindrical freeze-dried bone allograft (FDBA) and simultaneous implantation for the reconstruction of a single-tooth bone defect.


Clinical Considerations: The report describes this method on the basis of radiographical and clinical images derived from a single patient.


The report demonstrates the time-saving and successful application of this treatment concept, which has the potential to increase patient satisfaction and comfort.

Clinical Significance

The application of the presented technique enabled a prosthetic rehabilitation of the extracted tooth about 3 months earlier as compared to the conventional procedure, while demonstrating no compromises regarding clinical outcome, functionality and esthetics.

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