Management of the Posterior Maxilla in the Compromised Patient:
Historical, Current, and Future Perspectives
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Thomas J. Balshi & Glenn J. Wolfinger
Periodontology 2000, Vol 33, 2003, 67-81.
Preoperative panoramic view of patient with congenitally missing teeth.
Maxillary anterior implants. A total of 10 implants: 2 zygomatic and 2 in the pterygomaxillary area.
Restoration of the maxillary arch utilizing implants in both the zygoma and pterygoid regions.
Anterior/posterior cephalometric radiograph showing projection of implants in the zygoma area.
Preoperative panoramic radiograph with old implant restoration.
Post-surgical radiograph showing implants in the severely resorbed maxilla; a total of two implants on each side were placed in the zygoma region.
Lateral cephalometric radiograph illustrating the implants in the pterygomaxillary region and the four implants in the zygoma region.
Anterior/posterior cephalometric radiograph showing projection of the four implants in the zygoma region to support the full fixed maxillary reconstruction.
Post-treatment panoramic radiograph showing reconstruction of severely resorbed maxillary utilizing the four implants in the zygoma region.