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Grafting or Graftless - a treatment option for multiple missing teeth

Video highlights

  • Treatment option for multiple anterior missing teeth
  • Use of bone protein BMP2
  • Elevation of bone fragment for defect treatment


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Grafting or Graftless - different treatment approaches for single teeth

In the first part of the 3-part series, FOR experts Dr. Edith Groenendijk, Dr. Ana Ferro and Dr. Jay Malmquist discuss different considerations when deciding whether to graft a site or not.

Immediate implant placement
Bone grafting and regeneration


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