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March, 2012, Vol. 14, No. 1



The preservation of alveolar bone ridge during tooth extraction
Marius Kubilius, Ricardas Kubilius, Alvydas Gleiznys

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Rafaela Scariot, Rafael Vilson da Silva, Wanderley da Silva Felix Jr, Delson Joao da Costa, Nelson Luis Barbosa Rebellato

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The preservation of alveolar bone ridge during tooth extraction

Marius Kubilius, Ricardas Kubilius, Alvydas Gleiznys


Objectives. The aims were to overview healing of extraction socket, recommendations for atraumatic tooth extraction, possibilities of post extraction socket bone and soft tissues preservation, augmentation.

Materials and Methods. A search was done in Pubmed on key words in English from 1962 to December 2011. Additionally, last decades different scientific publications, books from reference list were assessed for appropriate review if relevant.

Results and conclusions. There was made intraalveolar and extraalveolar postextractional socket healing overview. There was established the importance and effectiveness of atraumatic tooth extraction and subsequent postextractional socket augmentation in limited hard and soft tissue defects. There are many different methods, techniques, periods, materials in regard to the review. It is difficult to compare the data and to give the priority to one.

Key words: tooth extraction, grafting, socket, healing, ridge preservation.

Received: 11 05 2011

Accepted for publishing: 18 03 2012

*Department of oral and maxillofacial surgery, Kaunas Clinic, Lithuanian University of Health Science, Kaunas, Lithuania

Marius Kubilius* – D.D.S.

Ricardas Kubilius* – D.D.S., Dr. hab. med., professor

Alvydas Gleiznys* – D.D.S., PhD, assoc. prof.

Address correspondence to Prof. Ricardas Kubilius, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Odontology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Eiveniu str. 2, LT-50009 Kaunas, Lithuania.

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