Healing in Smokers Versus Nonsmokers: Survival Rates for Sinus Floor Augmentation with Simultaneous Implant Placement
Ziv Mazor, DMD;Michael Peleg, DMD;Arun K. Garg, DMD
Sinus Floor Augmentation With Simultaneous Implant Placement Using Choukroun’s Platelet-Rich Fibrin as the Sole Grafting Material: A Radiologic and Histologic Study at 6 Months
Sinus augmentation with simultaneous implant placement without bone graft material is a hotly debated technique. This technique could be improved and secured by the use of an autologous leukocyte-and platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) (Choukroun’s technique) concentrate. The objectives of this study were to assess the relevance of PRF clots and membranes as the sole filling material during a lateral sinus lift with immediate implantation using radiologic and histologic analyses in a case series.
Human Histologic Evaluation of Anorganic Bovine Bone Mineral Combined with Recombinant Human Platelet-Derived Growth Factor BB in Maxillary Sinus Augmentation: Case Series Study
The objective of this study was to examine the potential for improved bone regenerative outcomes in maxillary sinus augmentation procedures using platelet-derived growth factor BB and anorganic bovine bone mineral.
Alternative Applications of Guided Surgery: Precise Outlining of the Lateral Window in Antral Sinus Bone Grafting
Computed tomography (CT) and the application of CT-based guided implant surgery allow clinicians to
provide enhanced precision and accuracy in implant surgery. Because of the difficulty in transferring a
patient’s often complex anatomic sinus configurations, as viewed on a preoperative CT scan, into precise
osteotomy cuts at antral bone graft surgery, a prototype cutting guide was developed. The surgical guide
was developed through the use of CT imaging and the stereolithographic process to precisely position the lateral window, facilitating schneiderian membrane elevation. This report demonstrates the step-by-step method to
perform precise guided sinus window preparation using computer software and a stereolithographically
generated surgical guide.
Tibial Harvest Technique for Bone Augmentation
Dr. Michael Pikos demonstrates the surgical aspects of harvesting bone from the tibia in preparation for bone augmentation.
Sinus Augmentation – State of the Art
Achieving Predictable results by Sinus Augmentation.
Osteotome Technique & Piezosurgery Utilized for Internal Sinus Lift with PRGF Protocol
The placement of an implant in the posterior maxilla with internal sinus lift and buccal plate augmentation.
Tissue Engineering and Platelet Derived Growth Factors: Evidence Based Therapy
Platelet derived growth factors are now routinely utilized in reconstructive therapy. This presentation describes very detailed and evidence based guidelines for clinicians interested in enhancing their abilities in tissue engineering, especially as it relates to bone augmentation.
Increase Surgical Implant and Regenerative Success by Going 3D and Using Innovative Products
Detailed videos using 3D planning software as well as innovative products by a speaker with an extensive background in implant and regenerative surgical procedures.
Sinus Augmentation - Current and Future Trends
In this presentation, Dr. Ziv Mazor reviews present techniques as well as detailing the latest innovations in sinus augmentation. Specifically, Dr. Mazor pays special focus to new materials and techniques involving both the crestal as well as the lateral window approach.
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