Socket preservation with high-density polytetrafluoroethylene barrier membrane during open healing
Keywords:socket preservation, PTFE membrane, open healing
Bone volume loss appears after tooth extraction and socket preservation is the most applied procedure to prevent an alveolar resorption. The aim of this study was to retrospectively analyse three socket preservation cases with high-density polytetrafluoroethylene barrier membrane (permamem®) for open healing with and without the use of additional dental regeneration biomaterials. Here no bacterial plaque was present and the soft tissue completely re-epithelialized, which allowed new bone formation and implant treatment. The current findings indicate that the use of this membrane, leads to successful socket treatment during open healing.
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