Clinical Results of Localized Alveolar Ridge Augmentation with Bone Grafts Harvested from Symphysis in Comparison with Ramus

Reza Pourabbas & Saeed Nezafati
Background and aims. Autogenous onlay bone grafting is a common procedure for alveolar ridge augmentation. It has been suggested that the amount of healed bone after this technique would be significantly less than the initial quantity. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between the various parameters influencing the outcome of ridge augmentation procedures. Materials and methods. Thirty-two patients, 17 males and 15 females (mean age 40 ± 8.66), requiring lateral ridge...