Reconstruction of a single-tooth traumatic defect in the anterior maxilla using the khoury bone plate graft

Aman Singh, Pritish Bhalla, Gagandeep Gupta
2021 International Journal of Health Sciences  
Often Trauma to teeth leads to defects in the dento-alveolar process which precludes many challenges to straight forward implant therapy of the patient. Bone and soft tissue augmentation hence becomes mandatory before any implant surgery can be undertaken. This helps in adequately preparing the site for implant and its restoration. Defects in the anterior aesthetic zone that require both bone and soft tissue grafting and a restoration that harmonizes the adjacent pink and white aesthetics
more » ... ts even more significant challenge to the restorative team. Hereafter a case of trauma to an anterior maxillary tooth that saw destruction of the ridge is presented, with the defect reconstructed to accommodate a functional and aesthetically pleasing implant supported restoration.
doi:10.53730/ijhs.v5ns2.5363 fatcat:tyciwci76rhgtoobazzjqor3zq