The patient reported inflammation, swelling and pain on occasion consistent with Vincent’s symptom in the area of teeth #36 (19), #20 (35), and #34 (21). The surgery was performed under general anesthesia. We removed a radicular cyst (with histopathology), root resection of #35 (20) with retrograde MTA filling, and extraction of #36 (19). The bone defect was grafted with Bond Apatite® (6 cc).
Sinus Lift – Intra Crestal Approach Activate the syringe. After activation, eject the material into a dish and let it set for 3 minutes. Use the syringe as a carrier (Any other bone carriers can be used as well).
Sinus Lift – Lateral Window Approach Activate the syringe and wait 1 minute before application. Eject the cement into the sinus cavity through the sinus lateral window until 2/3 of the sinus is filled (During cement dispersion in the sinus cavity, if needed tap gently above the
Eject the cement into the socket.
Press firmly over the cement for 3 seconds using dry sterile unfolded gauze and finger pressure followed by another 3-second press with a peritoneal elevator.
62 year old male presents with painful and mobile upper left first premolar tooth. Exam revealed gingival inflammation and mobility. Exploration revealed a missing buccal plate. The plan was to remove the tooth, and graft with Bond Apatite, without flap elevation.
The patient came to our office complaining of mobility and discomfort of teeth 8,9 (11,21). The clinical and radiographic evaluation confirmed the patient’s complaint. The CBCT demonstrates a large bone deficiency at the apical level with the absence of the buccal plate.