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dc.contributor.authorBertran Faus, Anna-
dc.contributor.authorCordero Bayo, José-
dc.contributor.authorVelasco Ortega, Eugenio-
dc.contributor.authorTorrejon Moya, Aina-
dc.contributor.authorFernández Velilla, Francesca-
dc.contributor.authorGarcía, Fernando-
dc.contributor.authorLópez López, José, 1958--
dc.description.abstractThe augmentation of the alveolar crest after the loss of one or several teeth can be carried out using different bone augmentation techniques. These techniques include bone distraction, ridge expansion, bone block grafts, etc. Guided bone regeneration is an alternative to increase the volume of the hard tissues for the subsequent placement of the implants in the optimal three-dimensional position. The objective of this paper is to show a case report of the use of customized titanium mesh for posterior vertical bone regeneration. Case report and Results: A 59-year-old woman comes to rehabilitate edentulous spaces with implants. After taking the anamnesis and the intra and extraoral exploration, a vertical and horizontal bone defect is observed in the third quadrant. After the radiological study with CBCT, a bone height of 6.04 mm to the inferior alveolar nerve and a width of the bone crest of 3.95 mm was observed. It was decided to carry out a regeneration with a preformed titanium mesh (Avinent (R), Santpedor, Spain) and four microscrews (Avinent (R), Santpedor, Spain). The flap was closed without tension. Regular check-ups were performed without complications. At 7 months, the mesh was removed and two osteoingrated implants (Avinent (R), Santpedor, Spain) were placed with a torque greater than 45 N/cm and an ISQ of 82 and 57 N/cm, respectively. The bone gain obtained was 1.84 and 1.92 mm in width and 4.2 and 3.78 mm in height for positions 3.5 and 3.6. The newly formed bone, obtained by trephine, was well-structured and histologically indistinguishable from the previous bone. Conclusion: The use of a customized pre-formed titanium mesh together with the mixture of autologous bone and xenograft is a feasible and predictable technique for vertical bone regeneration.-
dc.format.extent10 p.-
dc.publisherMDPI AG-
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dc.relation.ispartofMaterials, 2022, vol. 15, issue. 18, p. 6271-
dc.rightscc by (c) Bertran Faus, Anna et al., 2022-
dc.sourceArticles publicats en revistes (Institut d'lnvestigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge (IDIBELL))-
dc.subject.classificationImplants dentals-
dc.subject.otherDental implants-
dc.titleCustomized Titanium Mesh for Guided Bone Regeneration with Autologous Bone and Xenograft-
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