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Treatment guidelines

Anatomical location

Key points

  • In case of limited bone volume in the maxilla consider using the zygomatic, pterygoid and vomer bone for additional anchorage
  • Use appropriate diagnostic tools to identify relevant anatomical areas during surgery
  • Damage of sublingual structures by perforating the lingual cortex may lead to considerable hemorrhage and fatal complications

Clinical topics

Radiology
Implants in compromised sites
Patient assessment

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