|Baltic Dental and Maxillofacial Journal|
March, 2012, Vol. 14, No. 1
Quantity and quality analysis of dental prosthodontics among retirement age residents from nursing homes in different regions of Latvia and retirement age patients from dental clinic in Riga
CLINICAL CASE REPORTS
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The preservation of alveolar bone ridge during tooth extraction
Marius Kubilius, Ricardas Kubilius, Alvydas Gleiznys
Objectives. The aims were to overview healing of extraction socket, recommendations for atraumatic tooth extraction, possibilities of post extraction socket bone and soft tissues preservation, augmentation.
Materials and Methods. A search was done in Pubmed on key words in English from 1962 to December 2011. Additionally, last decades different scientific publications, books from reference list were assessed for appropriate review if relevant.
Results and conclusions. There was made intraalveolar and extraalveolar postextractional socket healing overview. There was established the importance and effectiveness of atraumatic tooth extraction and subsequent postextractional socket augmentation in limited hard and soft tissue defects. There are many different methods, techniques, periods, materials in regard to the review. It is difficult to compare the data and to give the priority to one.
Key words: tooth extraction, grafting, socket, healing, ridge preservation.
Received: 11 05 2011
Accepted for publishing: 18 03 2012
*Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Kaunas Clinic, Lithuanian University of Health Science, Kaunas, Lithuania
Marius Kubilius* – D.D.S.
Ricardas Kubilius* – D.D.S., Dr. hab. med., professor
Alvydas Gleiznys* – D.D.S., PhD, assoc. prof.
Address correspondence to Prof. Ricardas Kubilius, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Odontology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu str. 2, LT-50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.
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