Edition V05N03 | Year 2019 | Editorial Case Report | Pages 45 to 50
Ameloblastomas are slow-growing benign odontogenic tumors, locally invasive, that can reach varied proportions according to the time of evolution. The treatment of ameloblastomas has been controversial among surgeons. A patient with ameloblastoma in the mandible, treated by resection with conservative safety margin and of adjuvant therapies. After 4 years of follow-up without recurrence, the surgical defect reconstruction was performed by means of autogenous free graft from iliac crest and implant-supported dental prosthesis. After 9 years of follow up, the patient has no signs of recurrence and no esthetic and functional changes.