Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University

Alveolar process reconstruction after tooth extraction by orthodontic indications

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №3 Pages: 415-418
Heading: Stomatology Article type: Original article
Authors: Kovalev М.О., Dmitrienko S.V., Klimova N.N., Dmitrienko D.S., Sevastjanov A.V.
Organization: Volgograd State Medical University, Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University
Summary:

The objective of the study is to determine indications for alveolar bone reconstruction after tooth extraction according to orthodontic indications. Material and methods. 62 patients (first maturity level) with dental arch asymmetry due to loss of a premolar on one side of the mouth were examined and treated. Frontal-diagonal coefficient of the dental arch was used to determine the correlation between tooth size and dental arch parameters. Results. It has been demonstrated that changes of the alveolar ridge following the extraction of the first premolars in patients of the experimental group were less significant as compared with the controls. Conclusion. It is reasonable to apply this method simultaneously with the removal of a tooth for orthodontic indications or when the alveolar ridge in the post-extraction socket leaves insufficient bone volume.

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