All-on-four treatment concept and Leone implant system: made for each other

Surgeon/Restorative dentist: Dr. Renato Turrini – Massarosa (Lucca), Italy Laboratory: Ceragioli – Pietrasanta (Lucca), Italy This case report shows the immediate loading of four Leone implants in the lower jaw with a screw-retained prosthesis. The 63-year-old male patient, with a hopeless dentition in the lower jaw due to several loose teeth, abscesses and compromised masticatory… Read »

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Guided bone regeneration of a buccal bone defect in the anterior maxilla and placement of a 2.9 mm implant

Surgeon/Restorative dentist: Dr. Renato Turrini – Massarosa (Lucca), Italy Laboratory:  Fratelli Fruzzetti – Viareggio, Italy This case illustrates bone grafting with a combination of autologous bone graft and synthetic bone material covered by a membrane stabilized with tacks in order to regenerate the concave osseous architecture of the buccal bone plate. After six months of… Read »

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12-year follow-up of an implant placed with a one-stage surgical procedure with simultaneous guided bone regeneration (GBR)

Surgeon/Restorative dentist: Dr. Leonardo Targetti – Florence, Italy Laboratory: Picchi, Perugi and Santoni, Danilo Petroni & C. – Florence, Italy This case report demonstrates a procedure for restoring a missing maxillary first premolar with a severe buccal bone plate defect of a 55-year-old male patient. In order to expose the bone defect a GBR incision… Read »

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Implant treatment of a patient with edentulous jaws: a 12-year follow-up

Surgeon/Restorative dentist: Dr.  Leonardo Palazzo – Gubbio (Perugia), Italy Laboratory:  Wilocs – Rome, Italy This case report illustrates the treatment of a 58-year-old male patient with a critical periodontal situation and numerous missing teeth in both jaws asking for implant supported fixed restorations. Clinical and radiographic examination revealed sufficient bone volume for the placement of… Read »

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Restoration of a severely resorbed edentulous anterior maxillary area with a screw-retained prosthesis

Surgeon/Restorative dentist:  Dr. Roberto Meli – Florence, Italy Laboratory:  Accioli & Puccini – Florence, Italy This case shows the treatment of an edentulous maxillary anterior space with severe resorption of the residual ridge. The patient, suffering from diabetes and an autoimmune disorder (Guillain-Barré), asked for a fixed prosthesis without undergoing time consuming surgical procedures. Due… Read »

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8-year follow-up of a short implant placed in a fresh post-extraction socket

Surgeon/Restorative dentist: Dr. Alberto Frezzato – Rovigo, Italy Laboratory: Ceramodent, Paolo Morbiato & C. – Padua, Italy This case report illustrates immediate implant placement of a Leone 6.5 short implant for replacing tooth #25 of a 52-year-old female. Clinical and radiographic examination revealed sufficient interdental space, sufficient ridge width, thick gingival biotype and a residual… Read »

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Leone 2.9 Implant: Features and biomechanical behaviour

Autor: Eng. Gian Luca Gervasi – Leone S.p.A. Research and Development Department Introduction The restoration of upper lateral incisors and lower lateral or central incisors is very often a challenge due to the lack of available space or to the unfavourable anatomy of residual alveolar ridge. Small-diameter implants can represent an alternative treatment option in areas… Read »

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