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 Creeping crestal bone. A case report (n=1)

Dr Mehrdad Favagehi DDSMentoring Updated: 5/8/2018 11:49:15 AM


We often focus on zero bone loss or slight crestal bone loss around implants. Surgical insult, biologic width, cement, thin bone, thin tissues, and occlusal trauma are often listed for reasons why there is bone loss around an implant. In this case, we gained bone around the Astra implant with no interventions over the years. How could that be possible from a biologic stand-point?In this case we initially lost bone around an Astra implant just a...

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