Socket preservation in the daily practice: A clinical case report
Dr. Rabih Abi Nader & Dr. Carine Tabarani
Release date: 03/01/2020
Expiry date: 12/31/2022
Soft tissue contour depends on the underlying bone anatomy, following tooth extraction, sockets undergoes a remodeling process that influences the implant rehabilitation treatment of the edentulous areas. Socket preservation procedure following tooth extraction will reduce the need for any further ridge augmentation technique prior to implant placement and will conserve the existing bone. The aim is to preserve the original bone dimensional contours by limiting the normal post extraction resorptive process.The overall goal of this article is to provide the dental professional with valid tools in order to help them make a conscious decision considering the indications of this therapy and dependent on each clinical case.
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About the Authors
Dr. Rabih Abi Nader
Private practice Oral Surgery, Implantology,Oral Medicine, Dubai Sky Clinic, Dubai,U.A.E.
Dr. Carine Tabarani
Senior lecturer, Oral Surgery department, Saint- Joseph University Faculty of Dental Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon. Private practice Oral Surgery, Implantology, Oral Medicine, French Dental Center, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.