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Treatment guidelines

Flap or flapless

Key points

  • In the mandible, measure the distance from the alveolar crest to the mandibular canal and to the mental foramina
  • In the maxilla, measure the distance from the alveolar crest to the maxillary sinus
  • Measure the distance from the mucosal margin to the alveolar crest in mm
  • A minimum of 4 mm of buccal-lingual width at the alveolar crest is necessary
  • It is optional to measure the width of keratinized mucosa
  • Use the precision drill for initial penetration through mucosa into alveolar bone

Clinical topics

Radiology
Guided Surgery
Edentulous treatments
Minimally invasive procedures

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