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Soft Tissue Considerations in Implant-based Maxillofacial Reconstruction

Vinay Vijaya Kumar

In patients with reconstructed jaws, implant-supported overdentures improve quality of life and mastication, although the peri-implant tissues differ from those of unreconstructed jaws. This lecture outlines these differences and presents the techniques used to provide adequate peri-implant soft tissue in reconstructed jaws: split thickness skin grafts, palatal mucosal grafts, pedicled palatal connective tissue grafts and denture-guided epithelial regeneration. 

At the end of this Congress Lecture you should be able to…

  • explain the rationale for implant-supported rehabilitation in reconstructed jaws
  • discuss problems associated with soft tissue in reconstructed jaws
  • classify peri-implant soft tissues in reconstructed jaws
  • explain the management of peri-implant soft tissues in reconstructed jaws
Duration
15 minutes
Source
ITI Online Academy Recordings, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2018
CPD/CME
0.27 hours
Purchase price
8 Academy Coins
Publication date: Apr 4, 2019 Last review date: Mar 28, 2019 Next review date: Mar 28, 2022
  • Anatomy & Biological Principles
  • Congress Lecture
  • English
  • Languages
  • Peri-Implant Mucosa
  • Soft Tissue Grafting
  • Soft Tissue Management
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Planning & Procedures

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