Nerimaku Tokyo, Japan
Clinical case description:
Immediate Loading after introduced Sinus Floor Elevation in Edentulous Patient.
First visit Oct. 20.2004
Dysfunction of removable denture in maxilla
At the time of presentation, she compliant about poor stability as well as pain and discomfort in her complete over denture.
The patient had both a high functional expectation and a short treatment period.
The X-ray findings suggested that not enough bone height in molar site of maxilla.
But CT analysis suggested good bone quantity from premolar to anterior site and good bone quality.
The following treatment plan was proposed.
1. Extraction of the residual dentition
2. Bilateral sinus floor elevation
3. Implant placement and immediate loading.
After discussing the risks of immediate loading she accepted to undergo “Immediate Loading after introduced Sinus Floor Elevation”.
After 8 years, a clinical and radiographic follow-up took place, revealing stable conditions of the peri-implant soft and hard tissue with adequate function.