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
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.