Edition V09N03 | Year 2015 | Editorial Artigo Inédito | Pages 70 to 77
The aim of this case report is to describe a treatment to correct a malpositioned maxillary anterior implant with poor aesthetic outcome and patient complaint. A 39-year-old woman was attended to Implantology Clinic of the Latin American Institute of Dental Research and Education (ILAPEO) reporting dissatisfaction with the fixture of the 22 region that “appeared to smile.” After evaluation, has been found that the implant was buccally positioned there was bone loss, soft tissue involvement. The treatment consisted of removal of the implant, followed by autogenous bone graft in the region. After 5 months of healing a new implant was installed and bone graft with GenOx Inorganic (Baumer – São Paulo, Brazil) was performed on the buccal face to improve the contour. After implant healing the provisional crown was positioned concomitant to a soft tissue manipulation. Given the case features a form of treatment performed proved to be effective, since resolved the aesthetic complaint of the patient with predictability and functionality.
Able FB, Mendes GCB, González RC, Sartori IAM. Removal, regeneration and reinstallation of osseointegrated implant in the esthetic zone: a case report. Dental Press Implantol. 2015 July-Sept;9(3):70-7. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14436/2358-2553.9.3.070-077.oar