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European Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2022 August;6(2):102-5

DOI: 10.23736/S2532-3466.21.00279-4

Copyright © 2021 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Immediate loading full-arch rehabilitation in a patient on anticoagulant therapy with computer-guided implant flapless surgery

Matteo MIEGGE 1 , Giuseppe CURCI 2

1 Unit of Oral Medicine and Oral Oncology, Department of Oncology, San Luigi Gonzaga University Hospital, University of Turin, Turin, Italy; 2 Private Practitioner, Turin, Italy



Computer guided implant planning has become an important diagnostic and therapeutic tool in modern dentistry. A 81-year-old patient with heart disease and previous myocardial infarction wearing a total upper prosthesis, comes to request a fixed rehabilitation on implants. Due to the patient’s general health conditions, it was decided to proceed with a minimally invasive guided flapless surgery, placing 5 implants on the maxilla loaded after 24 hours with Toronto prostheses. Using the flapless technique, the patient had no post-operative bleeding or edema


KEY WORDS: Surgery, computer-assisted; Rehabilitation; Dental implants

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