Horizontal ridge augmentation using ridge expansion technique followed by implant placement

Gayathri Krishnamoorthy, Nayana Prabhu, Vidhi Goyal, Srikanth

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The method of horizontal bone augmentation using ridge split and expansion was introduced by Dr. Hilt Tatum about 30 years ago, and it has been followed since then. Though there are many methods available for horizontal bone augmentation, ridge split and expansion has been used widely. In this case report we describe a case of horizontal ridge augmentation using ridge expansion along with simultaneous implant placement in esthetic maxillary anterior region.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)276-280
Number of pages5
JournalIndian Journal of Public Health Research and Development
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-03-2019


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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