Duration: 10 minutes, 37 seconds

Author: Dr. Sascha A. Jovanovic

Horizontal Ridge Augmentation in a Thin Posterior Mandible Using GBR and a Bone Graft Mix of Particulate Autogenous Xenograft and TCP rhPDGF Part 1


What is Horizontal Ridge Augmentation?

Importance of Horizontal Ridge Augmentation in the Thin Posterior Mandible

Overview of Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR)

The Role of Autogenous Xenograft and TCP rhPDGF in Bone Grafting

Procedure Details

Patient Evaluation and Treatment Planning

Local Anesthesia and Incision

Exposure and Reflection of Soft Tissues

Preparation of the Recipient Site

Placement of Membrane

Preparation and Placement of the Bone Graft Mix

Suturing and Postoperative Care Instructions


Rationale Behind the Use of Autogenous Xenograft and TCP rhPDGF

Advantages and Disadvantages of Horizontal Ridge Augmentation

Factors Affecting the Success of the Procedure

Alternative Techniques for Horizontal Ridge Augmentation


– Part 1 of this article discussed the procedure of horizontal ridge augmentation in a thin posterior mandible using guided bone regeneration and a bone graft mix of particulate autogenous xenograft and TCP rhPDGF. The details and steps involved in the procedure were elaborated. – Horizontal ridge augmentation is a crucial technique for improving the width of the jawbone in the posterior mandible area, providing favorable conditions for dental implant placement. – Autogenous xenograft and TCP rhPDGF play a significant role in the success of bone grafting, promoting bone regeneration and enhancing healing. – Dentists and oral surgeons performing similar procedures can benefit from the valuable information provided in this article.

FAQs After The Conclusion

1. What is the success rate of horizontal ridge augmentation? 2. Is horizontal ridge augmentation a painful procedure? 3. How long does it take for the bone graft to integrate? 4. Are there any potential complications associated with guided bone regeneration? 5. Can horizontal ridge augmentation be performed on any patient with a thin posterior mandible?

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