Late implant placement is a reliable and conventional treatment option in situations where bone regeneration is required. Geistlich biomaterials support the maintenance of the alveolar ridge for late implant placement by providing a foundation for the development of all necessary tissues1,2.
Day 0 after 3 months * Hämmerle C. et al., ITI Consensus Statement FDDH; EM: supplementation.
**Definition of an intact extraction socket varies among clinical experts and includes buccal bone defects of 0 to 50%.
Extraction of tooth 8 due to trauma with concomitant external resorption. Care was taken in preserving the alveolar bone.
Crestal view of the socket after tooth extraction. No flaps are raised around the affected area. A slight buccal bone defect was observed.
Filling of the extraction socket with Geistlich Bio-Oss Collagen® to the level of the palatal bone.
Suturing of Geistlich Mucograft® with 6-0 single-interrupted sutures.
Clinical situation 7.5 months after extraction reveals good soft-tissue outcome with a slight depression on the buccal aspect.
Case by Dr. Byung-Do, Seoul, Korea: Status following atraumatic extraction of tooth 18.
Case by Dr. Byung-Do, Seoul, Korea: Filling of the extraction socket up to the level of the crestal bone level using Geistlich Bio-Oss Collagen®.
Case by Dr. Byung-Do, Seoul, Korea: Application of the Geistlich Bio-Gide® membrane over the defect.
Case by Dr. Byung-Do, Seoul, Korea: Newly formed hard tissue 6 months post-operatively. Geistlich Bio-Oss Collagen® is not visible.
Case by Dr. Byung-Do, Seoul, Korea: Radiographic view after implant placement.