Aesthetic Enhancement of Anterior Dental Implants with the Use of Tapered Osteotomes and Soft Tissue Manipulation
Jack A. Hahn, DDS;Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD
Facial Development, Continuous Tooth Eruption, and Mesial Drift as Compromising Factors for Implant Placement
The replacement of teeth lost by children because of trauma can be an important indication for early implant therapy. Osseointegrated dental implants, like ankylosed teeth, alter position as growth-related changes occur within the jawbones (displacement, remodeling, mesial drift). Facial growth of the child and even of the adolescent, as well as the continuous eruption of the adjacent anterior teeth, create significant risk of a less favorable esthetic and/or functional outcome. For patients with…
Implant Prosthodontic Procedures for a Completely Edentulous Patient with a Cleft Palate
Cleft lip and palate maxillofacial prosthodontics is evolving and re-defining treatment approaches via the use of dental implants. A case report is presented demonstrating the use of the sinus lift procedure originally described by Tatum, the placement of osseointegrated root-form implants, and an implant-supported and -retained maxillofacial prosthesis.
Flapless Immediate Adjacent Implants and Provisionalisation
Fourth part in a series discussing a biologically driven approach to aesthetics.
Reconstrução de defeitos estéticos extensos pós-extracção em zona estética
O Dr. Miguel Stanley discute a reconstrução de defeitos estéticos extensos pós-extracção em zona estética, envolvendo tecidos duros / ósseos e tecidos moles / gengivais.
Soft and Hard Tissue Considerations in Demanding Esthetic Implant Therapy - Part 1 of 2
Since implant dentistry has become a common treatment for replacing missing teeth, dentists have been trying to mimic natural tooth morphology in order to achieve both functional result and to fulfill the patient’s esthetic desires. What was considered the standard of care 26 years ago is not necessarily valid today. The criteria for implant include osseointegration and the possibility for optimal restoration. This presentation will focus on the management of the hard and soft tissue around dental implants and analyzing the characteristics of different periodontal biotypes. We will discuss basic concept regarding immediate implant placement and guided bone regeneration procedure related to the esthetic zone before focusing on the soft tissue management. The purpose of the presentation is to provide a check list that will guide the clinician developing a proper analysis and diagnosis for the successful esthetic result with implant supported restoration.
Evolving Trends in Implant Design
Dr. Adriano Piattelli, the latest scientific data is presented on some of the most important evolving treds in implant therapy. These include the potential effect of new implant surface microgeometry on immediate load clinical protocols because of effective enhancement of shorter healing time and greater bone to implant contact.
Why CBCT Guided Implant Surgery & Treatment Planning for Your Patients: A Restorative Roadmap to Success
This presentation will discuss the advantages of using cbct, accuracy of guided surgery, and advantages of guided implant surgery to help achieve a predictable result for a patient driven treatment.
CBCT as an Interdisciplinary Diagnostic and Treatment Planning Tool
This presentation will discuss and demonstrate the utilization of CBCT imaging from the perspective and scope of a periodontist and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. Treatment planning, critical thinking skills and surgical execution of cases demonstrating complex dentoalveolar bone reconstruction and craniofacial deformities will be presented demonstrating how this paradigm shift has expanded capabilities and predictability to treat demanding cases.
Ceramic Dental Implants in Everyday Practice
One-piece Zirconia Oxide implants can overcome the problems we associate with two-piece and one-piece titanium root form implants. It will be shown how this treatment option is no longer “experimental” and that the Zirconia Oxide material used in the CeraRoot implants shows excellent ability to osseointegrate, is phenomenally strong, and provides a soft tissue profile and health around the implants that rivals natural teeth. This presentation will make you rethink your titanium armamentarium. You will see a way to provide your patients with an ideal tooth replacement option. An implant that looks like a tooth, restores like a tooth, and has the periodontal health that rivals that of a tooth without the fear of screw loosening, metal showing, and Peri-implantitis caused by subgingival connections.
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