Alloplastic Bone Substitutes Around Dental Implants
Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Lee M. Whitesides, DMD, MMSC
A Novel Drilling Procedure
Courtesy of JOMI
Socket Gafting with the use of Autologous Bone - an Experimental Study in the Dog
In five beagle dogs, the distal roots of the third and fourth mandibular premolars were removed. The sockets in the right or the left jaw quadrant were grafted with either anorganic bovine bone or with chips of autologous bone harvested from the buccal bone plate. After 3 months of healing, biopsies of the experimental sites were sampled, prepared for buccal–lingual ground sections and examined with respect to size and composition.
Quantitative Evaluation of Extraction Socket Healing Following the Use of Autologous Platelet-Rich Fibrin Matrix in Humans
Advantages of PRFM alone include less surgical time, elimination of techniques and potential healing difficulties associated with membranes, and less resorption during healing, as compared to guided bone regeneration procedures.
Ridge Splitting and/or GBR - Maxilla vs. Mandible - Part 1 of 2
Mandibular ridge splitting has been a clinical challenge due to high density of cortical bone. Therefore, some clinicians recommends two stage approach to overcome this issue. We will also present an unique ridge splitting technique that is easy to do and predictable using one stage approach.
rhBMP-2 Infuse and Titanium Mesh Utilized for Regeneration of the Posterior Mandible
BMP-2, bone morphogenic protein and the concepts of GBR are featured in this case report.
Implant Placement and Grafting of a Central Incisor
A step-by-step one-stage implant placement and bone grafting in a deficient central incisor area.
New Age Esthetics: Integration of Tissue Reconstruction, Tooth Replacement and Ceramics
Dr. Miguel Stanley exhibits detailed clinical cases that represent his "No Half Smiles" philosophy integrating site development, tooth replacement and esthetic composition.
Managing 3D Shape and Space in Bone Augmentation: Putty Assisted Regeneration
This presentation will demonstrate the utilization of Novabone in several different applications to include ridge preservation and sinus grafting and immediate implant placement.
Managing the Extraction Site - Optimal Preservation and Enhancement Techniques
The importance of piezosurgery, atraumatic surgical technique, the use of bone grafts, resorbable membranes and growth factors will be elucidated along with soft tissue enhancement.
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