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Patient: 49 years, female
Clinical situation: healthy patient, smoker (< 10 cig/day), no history of periodontitis, presented root resorption in tooth 11. Tooth was scheduled for extraction.
Surgical solution: tooth extraction with immediate implant placement and simultaneous soft tissue augmentation.
Restorative solution: Nobel Procera ASC abutment with screw-retained crown
Surgery date: April 04, 2017
Total treatment time: 6 months
Tooth position: 11 (FDI)
Case courtesy of Dr. Ignacio Sanz-Martín.
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Initial clinical solution
Frontal view (left) and occlusal view (right).
Tooth extraction – frontal view (left) and occlusal view (right).
Probing of buccal bone (left).
Placed 13 x 3.5mm NobelActive™ implant (center).
Insertion of a DBBM block (right).
Side and top view of the prepared creos™ mucogain matrix. The matrix is folded in order to increase the volume to be augmented, and cut to shape in a wet state (left).
View of creos™ mucogain over the implantation site (right).
Preparation of a buccal pouch for soft tissue volume augmentation with the «envelope technique» (left).
Insertion of creos™ mucogain in the pocket (center).
Fixation of creos™ mucogain to neighboring soft tissue to minimize movements during the healing phase (right).
Frontal view after placement of creos™ mucogain. Note that creos™ mucogain is sutured to the neighboring soft-tissue to minimize movement during the healing phase (left).
Occlusal view after placement of creos™ mucogain (right).
Occlusal view of the soft tissue, at initial situation (top left) and after 6 months healing (bottom left).
Frontal view after 6 months, with the definitive restoration (right).
Side and occlusal view (left).
Frontal view of the clinical outcome after 1 year (right).
Improved esthetics and easier access.
Unique oriented porous structure designed for guided soft tissue regeneration.
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