Prosthetic Management Of A Maxillary Alveolar Defect With An Implant-Retained Fixed Prosthesis: A Clinical ReportYazicioglu Y1, Özkurt-Kayahan Z1*, Özçakir-Tomruk C2 and Katipoglu B3
- *Corresponding Author:
- Zeynep Özkurt-Kayahan
Associate Professor, Faculty of Dentistry
Department of Prosthodontics, Yeditepe University
Istanbul, Turkey, Bagdat cad. No: 238, 34728, Goztepe, Istanbul, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date February 21, 2014; Accepted date March 26, 2014; Published date March 28, 2014
Citation: Yazicioglu Y, Özkurt-Kayahan Z, Özçakir-Tomruk C, Katipoglu B (2014) Prosthetic Management of a Maxillary Alveolar Defect with an Implant-Retained Fixed Prosthesis: A Clinical Report. Dentistry 4:225. doi:10.4172/2161-1122.1000225
Copyright: © 2014 Yazicioglu Y, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Dentoalveolar defects resulting in the loss of alveolar ridge and attached mucosa is generally a challenge for the clinician to restore the defect area. The aim of this clinical report is to describe the prosthetic management of a maxillary alveolar defect. Treatment included 4 implants with a maxillary implant-retained fixed prosthesis. The esthetic and functional requirements of the patient were fulfilled.