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International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2018, 6(6), 155-158
DOI: 10.12691/ijdsr-6-6-3
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Surgical Optimization of a Compromised Defect in the Esthetic Zone: A Case Report

Dhafer S Alasmari1,

1Department of Periodntology and oral medicine Collage of Dentistry, Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia

Pub. Date: December 04, 2018

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Dhafer S Alasmari. Surgical Optimization of a Compromised Defect in the Esthetic Zone: A Case Report. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research. 2018; 6(6):155-158. doi: 10.12691/ijdsr-6-6-3


Restoration of function and esthetic in anterior region of mouth exhibits great challenges to clinicians. Placement of implant in esthetic zone requires extremely careful planning of various phases of treatment to maximize the results. In this case, we demonstrated in detail step by step approach of using autogenous block graft which is also considered as gold standard of augmentation of bone at defective site. Soft and hard tissue augmentation, ideal implant positioning and perfect temporization are hallmarks of achieving maximally desirable esthetics and restoration of normal functioning of occlusion.

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