Immediate Total Tooth Replacement
David Garber, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD
Replacement of a Mutilated Maxillary Incisor With a Single Implant Restoration: A Staged Implant
Patients are advised to maintain oral health in order to enjoy function and the natural appearance of their dentition for a lifetime. In the event that oral health becomes impaired, clinicians are capable of restoring it through either conservative or sophisticated treatment modalities. This treatment must be based on sound, rationalized clinical evidence and a clear understanding of the biological and physiological processes involved. Dental professionals must also acknowledge their personal limitations…
Loose Implant Screws-Part 1
Carl Misch’s take on why implant screws loosen
A Study of the Fate of the Buccal Wall of Extraction Sockets of Teeth with Prominent Roots
Courtesy of Quintessence Publishing
Prosthetic Management of Immediate Implant Placement
Implant dentistry is continuously evolving offering new and more predictable forms of therapy with minimally invasive protocols. Innovative techniques now allow for better aesthetics and greater patient comfort. However, these new techniques and therapies continue to raise questions and concerns regarding the risk and rewards of each. Specifically, controversial issues regarding esthetic outcomes related to immediate single anterior tooth implant replacement and immediate provisional restoration will be presented. This lecture will address current concepts, research, and innovations in immediate implant placement and how they can enhance treatment procedures, time, and clinical outcomes for greater patient care and satisfaction.
Bone Augmentation and Implant Planning in a 3-D CBCT World
Don’t sit on the sidelines! Incorporate CBCT technology into your practice today for improved implant treatment planning, perio defect diagnostics, identification of perio-endo involvement, bone grafting evaluation, surgical guide fabrication and implant outcomes assessment. This presentation will highlight cases where CBCT unparalleled views positively affected diagnosis, treatment plans, outcomes and case acceptance.
Zirconium Implant Placement, Soft Tissue Graft and Transitional Prosthesis in the Esthetic Zone - Part 1 of 2
This video presentation will highlight the utilization of a One-Piece Zirconium Implant placed into a previously grafted anterior site in combination with a connective tissue graft to maximize the esthetic result.
Alveolar Ridge Regenerative Strategies: Autogenous Bone vs BMP-2
This clinical based presentation will compare the use of autogenous bone vs BMP-2 for alveolar ridge reconstruction. The science, indications, advantages and disadvantages of each approach will be featured. Single tooth to full arch reconstruction cases will also be shown along with understanding the application of non-resorbable vs resorbable mesh barriers for alveolar ridge reconstruction.
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. Specifically, while successful bone augmentation requires the standard surgical parameters of space maintenance, low pressure on the grafts and tension-free flap closure, optimization of this goal requires management and enhancement of the local biological conditions with growth factors. Towards that end, platelet concentrates through the constant release of growth factors are able to promote and enhance new vascularization, provide plasma protein, normal lipidemia, as well as increased collagen and fibrin activity.
Immediate Loading in Implant Dentistry - Coherent Clinical Application in Everyday Practice
Dr. Henry Salama will outline clinical protocols to facilitate efficient, successful and predictable application of immediate loading protocols for single unit replacement as well as fully edendulous patients.
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