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Socket Augmentation: Rationale and Technique Socket Augmentation: Rationale and Technique

Author(s):

Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD, PhD;Koichi Kiyonobu, DDS, PhD; Rodrigo F. Neiva, DDS

Date Added:

6/15/2010


Summary:

This article presents the rationale behind socket augmentation for future implant placement and describes a technique that has shown to not only facilitate tooth extraction with minimal damage to the surrounding anatomic structures, but also to improve alveolar bone quality and quantity.

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