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.

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