Ridge Augmentation

What is a Ridge Augmentation?

A ridge augmentation is a common periodontal procedure performed to increase the width and or the height of an deficient edentulous ridge.

The augmentation can be made with:

  • Soft tissue only
  • Hard tissue only
  • Hard tissue and soft tissue

 

  result of ridge augmentation done with a chin bone graft and a soft tissue graft results of ridge augmentation done with a chin bone graft and a soft tissue graft

 

 

 

 

 

 

The case above shows the results of a ridge augmentation done with a chin bone graft and a soft tissue graft . The ridge augmentation enabled the patient to receive a dental implant placed ideally for an excellent long term aesthetic and functional result.