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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 440-443

Treatment of a two wall defect in a mandibular posterior tooth with autogenous bone graft obtained during ledge removal with a hand instrument


1 Deptartment of Periodontics, Government Dental College, Kottayam, Kerala, India
2 Department of Periodontics, Government Dental College, Calicut, Kerala, India

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Deptartment of Periodontics, Government Dental College, Kottayam
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-124X.154191

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Autogenous bone grafts have been considered the gold standard for bone grafting procedures. This case report describes the management of a two wall defect by utilizing the autogenous bone graft obtained during removal of ledges as a part of osteoplasty procedure. The bone was removed with a sickle scaler, and sufficient amounts of bone graft material were obtained to fill a two wall defect distal to left mandibular first molar.


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