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[Surgery]  Immediate implant on 14


On my way to CHicago Midwinter meeting.  Last case was fun for me....Microscope Assisted Immediate extraction and implant placement for tooth 14.  Low Level Laser at end....Implant was a 4.5 by 13mm HiOssen...maybe could have gotten away with 4.0 by 13 mm but the PIezo helped me get the tooth out nicely, laser disinfection and immediate with cortical stabilization of the palate.  Grafted the jump gap but it was small.....On my way to the airport...hope its of interest to you.


by Glenn van As at Wed, Feb 25, 2015 7:38 PM

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Ho-Young Chung Replied at Thu, Feb 26, 2015 5:05 AM

nice job my friend. bring me back a souvenir from Chicago. ;) Ho-Young



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Glenn van As Replied at Wed, Feb 25, 2015 8:14 PM

HI Robert... Skycad made the guide. Never used bone expanders but I still needed to grab apical bone. Off to the airport.....it is cold there, very cold...hopefully no snow! Cya Glenn



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Robert Letnick Replied at Wed, Feb 25, 2015 8:02 PM

Hi Glenn. Nice. Did you make your own guide? Since you were in maxillary bicuspid area, why not just use bone expanders to compress that porous cancellous bone instead of an osteotomy? Have fun in Chicago..brrrrr