Palatal Shield for Longer Implant
A 55-year-old man agrees to have the tooth #14 to be extracted for immediate implant. It appears that the palatal bone is lower than the buccal bone (Fig.1 arrowheads). If palatal shield is conducted (Fig.3 *), the implant can be longer (5x10 vs. 8.5 mm, Fig.2-4).
Molar Immediate Implant,
Prevent Molar Periimplantitis (Protocols,
Xin Wei, DDS, PhD, MS 1st edition 10/23/2019, last revision 10/30/2019