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Fig. 2 | International Journal of Implant Dentistry

Fig. 2

From: Ridge preservation using an in situ hardening biphasic calcium phosphate (β-TCP/HA) bone graft substitute—a clinical, radiological, and histological study

Fig. 2

a Clinical postoperative view after 4 months. Note that the healing was achieved only with tissue approximation. A good width of keratinized tissue is visible along with ridge preservation. Ready for implant placement in the grafted areas. b Implant placed in 45 area. Core biopsy sample taken from area 46. Note the integration of graft particles in the preserved alveolar ridge also inside the osteotomy site of 46. c Two Xive (Dentsply) implants placed in the preserved ridge. d. Postoperative X ray showing the implant positions in the mandible where the teeth were extracted and ridge preservation was accomplished

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