Socket Preservation For Implants- A New Scenario
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 2, Pages 6800-6805
AbstractAIM: The aim of this article is to review socket preservation techniques and treatment outcomes in association with preservation techniques. There is a significant physiologic change after tooth extraction which implies the necessary of socket preservation for planning a delayed implant. Various clinical trials and studies have given different preservation techniques. Bone grafting and biological membrane are the most common methods done to preserve the socket.
METHOD: A PubMed database search was done with the Keywords – socket preservation, ridge preservation and bone grafting.
RESULT: The initial database searches returned 200 results.15 articles were downloaded. 13 articles were found to meet inclusion and exclusion criteria.
CONCLUSION: Preservation of bone volume is of major importance to ensure proper implant and aesthetic rehabilitation. Socket preservation maintains the height and width of the socket/ridge which is essential for aesthetics and function of implant
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