Aesthetic Reconstructive Jaw Surgery and Dental Implants Blog / distraction osteogenesis

Nerve transposition for dental implants in Singapore


Dental implant placement depends on the availability of bone. In the case of missing lower molars, bone is usually sufficient but it is complicated by the fact that there is a nerve running through the back of the lower jaw. This nerve, known as the inferior alveolar nerve and commonl …

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Singapore dental implant case study: distraction osteogenesis


A 30 year old patient male patient lost his lower front teeth due to a motorcycle accident one year ago. The bone supporting the teeth was also destroyed in the process. One year later, he presented for reconstruction of the lost bone and teeth. A CT scan showed that there was a signi …

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