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Ridge Expansion


Horizontal Ridge Expansion (ridge split) Horizontal ridge expansion is done with 3-5mm. 4mm min for Class 1-2 3mm min for Class 2-3 Flex case has little cortical and nice cancellous bone. How prevent rebound = wood screw not lag screw. BTI Ultrasonic General rules Ab 1 hour prior and 1 week CHX before and 1 […]

Research on bone grafting


Bone grafting research Major review article – Darby Cochrane review found basically the same No technique is superior in socket preservation post ext (ie type graft, type membrane) AB use inconclusive Mebrane helps in amount bone formed Primary closure when using membrane is required for optimal results Primary closure not always needed Ridge expansion better […]