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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 270-274

Placement of endosseous implant in infected alveolar socket with large fenestration defect: A comparative case report


Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India

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Anitha Balaji
Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Pallikaranai, Chennai
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.76937

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Placement of endosseous implants into infected bone is often deferred or avoided due to fear of failure. However, with the development of guided bone regeneration [GBR], some implantologists have reported successful implant placement in infected sockets, even those with fenestration defects. We had the opportunity to compare the osseointegration of an immediate implant placed in an infected site associated with a large buccal fenestration created by the removal of a root stump with that of a delayed implant placed 5 years after extraction. Both implants were placed in the same patient, in the same dental quadrant by the same implantologist. GBR was used with the fenestration defect being filled with demineralized bone graft* and covered with collagen membrane**. Both implants were osseointegrated and functional when followed up after 12 months.


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