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Case of the Month – Implant planning following molar extraction


CBCT Scanner: Gendex DP700

CBCT Imaging Protocol: 8cm x 6cm, 0.2 voxel, 90 kVp 5mAs

Effective Dose: 0.8mSv

Clinical Information: Implant treatment planned in lower right first molar site after extraction

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Dental findings:
Mandible: recent extraction socket is noted in the area of 46, some sclerotic bone is deposited at the periphery of the defect on the distal root socket but not the mesial. Periapical periodontitis is noted on 47.

Impressions and recommendations: Periapical periodontitis on 47, endodontic evaluation is needed. Early stages of bone healing in the area 46, the area is not adequate for implant placement yet.

The following are selected images from the volume illustrating major findings

Clinical Information: Implant treatment planned in lower right first molar site after extraction