Dehiscence defects around implants

Clinical case: Minor bone augmentation performed simultaneously with implant placement four to six weeks after tooth extraction favours the long-term aesthetic appearance.


Geistlich biomaterials help reconstruct buccal dehiscence at the time of implant placement for a stable long-term result.




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Verena Vermeulen
Senior Scientific Communication Manager