Bone augmentation in atrophic mandibles; autogenous bone or biomaterial?


This review of bone augmentation with biomaterials or autogenous bone in the posterior mandible outcomes included 4 small split-mouth studies demonstrating similar were outcomes with both materials.

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Available evidence is insufficient to show if sinus lift techniques or short implants are more effective in reducing failures of dental prostheses


The amount of bone available in the upper jaw following the loss of teeth is reduced to alveolar bone loss and the presence of the maxillary sinus. Sinus lift procedures increase bone volume by augmenting the sinus cavity with autogenous bone or commercially available biomaterials, or both. This review is an update of the 2010 [read the full story…]