Implant placement in extraction sockets: a short review of the literature and presentation of a series of three cases.

Ataullah Khurram, Loh Fun Chee, Limm Lum Peng, Chiew Yim Tho, Chang Shian Wie Willy, M R. Baig

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Abstract

Successful placement of dental implants in extraction sockets has been reported in the literature. There are numerous practical considerations in relation to immediate implant placement that make the procedure more complex as compared with placement in healed extraction sites. A short review of the literature is presented to understand the scientific principles and controversies related to immediate implants. This is followed by a presentation of 3 completed cases of immediate implants. Some of the important practical considerations in relation to immediate implant placement are also highlighted
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)97-106
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Oral Implantology
Volume34
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2008

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