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Implant Placement Using Ridge-split Procedure with Piezosurgery in Mandibular Anterior Region: A Case Report

Deepika Bali, Nymphea Pandit, Inder Kumar Pandit, Amit Bali, Monal Soni, Rohan Khare

Keywords : Implant, Mandible, Ridge split

Citation Information : Bali D, Pandit N, Pandit IK, Bali A, Soni M, Khare R. Implant Placement Using Ridge-split Procedure with Piezosurgery in Mandibular Anterior Region: A Case Report. 2023; 11 (1):26-29.

DOI: 10.5005/djas-11014-0001

License: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0

Published Online: 27-06-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


The enhancement of ridge-split procedure by piezosurgery provides adequate buccolingual width for implant placement in atrophied alveolar ridges. A 50-year-old systemically healthy female reported with 3 mm of buccolingual width in the anterior mandibular alveolar ridge. The patient underwent immediate implant placement after alveolar ridge split done by piezosurgery and the use of expanders. Functional prosthetic rehabilitation was done after 3 months. The ridge-split procedure has predictable results in implant survival. The piezosurgical unit provides more favorable osseous results than hand instruments.

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