Augmentation of osseous tissue around nonsubmeraed endosseous dental implants

David L. Cochran, Hugh B. Douglas

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The placement of one-stage endasseaus dental implants and the achievement af success rates greater than or equal to two-stage implants present a unique challenge far combining regeneration and implant placement. This report describes the evolution of a technique in which membrane barrier technology is combined with implant placement This allows healing to occur with minimal inftommation araund the onestage implant and provides an extended, complication-free healing perlad for both osseous regeneration and implant integration. Present membrane technoiagy requires a secand surgical pracedure to remove the membrane, but future resorbable membranes, when ovaiiable, should make regeneration araund onestage impiants a reiativeiy simple clinical procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)506-519
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oral Surgery
  • Periodontics


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