our online journals are moving. The new (and old) issues of all journals can be found at
In most cases you can log in there directly with your e-mail address and your current password. Otherwise we ask you to register again. Thank you very much.
Your Quintessence Publishing House
Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 9 (2007), No. 2 15. June 2007
Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 9 (2007), No. 2 (15.06.2007)
Poster 364, Language: English
Aesthetic and functional Rehabilitation of the face using dental and facial implants
Nilius, Manfred/Anastase, Jana/Goeken, Rainhard/Zahn, Torsten/Nilius, Mirela-Oana/Gherbali, Iurii
A 12-year old female orphan from Romania was transferred into our hospital. The lower jaw showed an enormous tumor in the symphysis mandibulae; diagnosed as an intraosseous venous malformation of the mandible. After resection of the tumor the defect was primarily reconstructed using a microvascularized fibula-graft. For total makeover of the mouth a computerized tomography was used for positioning the implants. The prosthesis was designed by using a Procera®-Implant Bridge. Because of vertical and horizontal loss of the anterior arch, a customized chin implant was prefabricated to improve the esthetical facial symmetry.Using dental and facial implants together in one operation is an option for full-face makeover. It reduces operating time and cost, avoids a second bone grafting procedure, improves the esthetic outcome and thus is beneficial for the patient and the dentist.
Keywords: facial implants, computer assisted implantology, Simplant, facial reconstruction, immedate function, implant-bridge
Poster Award: Poster Award Fallpräsentation, 2. Preis
09th - 11th March 2006
Nobel Biocare World-Tour Frankfurt,
Sheraton-Hotel and Towers