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Shubhashini N.,Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital
The Chinese journal of dental research : the official journal of the Scientific Section of the Chinese Stomatological Association (CSA) | Year: 2013

In the present case of a 35-year old patient, platelet-rich fibrin, which is an autologous platelet concentrate, was used to fill the osseous defect following surgery. The case was assessed both clinically and radiographically for a period of 9 months.

Harish P.V.,Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital | Joseph S.A.,Dental Art Clinic | Sirajuddin S.,Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital | Gundapaneni V.,Rajarajeswari Dental College & Hospital | And 2 more authors.
Open Dentistry Journal | Year: 2015

Missing teeth should be replaced as soon as possible to maintain arch integrity and thereby avoid both morphologic and functional derangements in the occlusion. Otherwise, changes occur that upset the masticatory system, such as extrusion of the teeth opposing the edentulous areas along with their alveolar housing, their supporting tissues and ultimately the maxillary sinus. Concurrently with extrusion, shifting of the interproximal contacts and migration of the adjacent teeth occur, thereby impairing function and causing disharmony. Good oral health cannot be achieved when changes in tooth position alter the coronal contour and occlusion interfering with mutual support, which encourages food impaction and retention, further leading to osseous defects. © Harish et al.; Licensee Bentham Open.

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