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CASE REPORT Table of Contents   
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 125-128
Fixed rehabilitation of patient with aggressive periodontitis using zygoma implants


1 Rajan Dental Institute, Chennai, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, University of Malaya, KL, Malaysia

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Mirza Rustum Baig
Department of Prosthodontics, University of Malaya, KL, Malaysia

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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9290.62801

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Treatment of patients with aggressive periodontitis has always been a challenge to the clinician. Both young and old are known to be affected by this progressive destructive condition of the supporting dental structures. Although dental implants have been offered as a viable treatment alternative for such patients, additional procedures (like bone grafting) and delayed protocols have limited their usage. This case report describes the treatment of a young patient with aggressive periodontitis using a graftless implant solution. Zygoma implants in conjunction with conventional implants were used with immediate loading.


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