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Bone Grafting Techniques for Maxillary Implants

  • ID: 2223880
  • Book
  • January 2005
  • Region: Global
  • 112 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This book explores the potential of bone grafting techniques to rehabilitate the maxilla through the placement of dental implants. As implant dentistry becomes increasingly well established and sophisticated, this book will help experienced surgeons to involve implant solutions as part of more challenging reconstructions in the upper jaw.

Starting with a recap on principles of bone biology, the book then considers implant integration in normal bone and with bone grafts. Grafting procedures are presented depicting a variety of bone harvest sites, followed by onlay and inlay grafting techniques. Approaches to sinus lifting, segmental osteotomy and distraction osteogenesis for augmentation protocols are provided.


  • Richly presented with atlas–style, step–by–step clinical photographic sequences
  • Considers complications with grafting sites and with inlay and onlay techniques
  • Comments on bone substitutes in maxillary reconstructive procedures
  • Lavishly illustrated with remarkable 3D color anatomical drawings
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List of Figures.



1 Biological Principles of Bones.

1.1 History.

1.2 Indications and terminology.

1.3 Bone sources.

1.4 Healing principles and success factors.

1.5 Future possibilities.

2 Implant Integration in Normal Bone and Bone Grafts.

2.1 Introduction.

2.2 Measurements of implant stability.

2.3 Implant integration in autogenous bone grafts.

3 Grafting Procedures.

3.1 Bone graft from the iliac crest.

3.2 Bone graft from the tibia.

3.3 Chin grafts.

3.4 Mandibular angle graft.

3.5 Graft from the maxillary tuberosity.

3.6 Bone collecting devices.

4 Onlay Bone Grafting.

4.1 Minor bone graft with particulated bone.

4.2 Minor bone graft in block form.

4.3 Major onlay bone grafts in block form.

4.4 To be mentioned.

5 Inlay Bone Grafting.

5.1 Nasal inlay grafting.

5.2 Maxillary sinus grafting (sinus lifting).

5.3 Impaction of alveolar bone into the maxillary sinus.

5.4 Maxillary osteotomy with interpositional bone graft.

6 Segmental Osteotomy for Bone Augmentation Procedures.

6.1 Indication.

6.2 Surgical technique.

7 Distraction Osteogenesis for Augmentation of the Alveolar Process.

7.1 Indication.

7.2 Surgical technique.

8 Complications.

8.1 Grafting sites.

8.2 Onlay grafting.

8.3 Inlay grafts.

9 Bone Substitutes in Maxillary Reconstruction Procedures.

9.1 Bone substitutes.

10 Summary and Conclusion.


Further Reading.


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Karl–Erik Kahnberg
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