Maxillary Sinus Membrane Repair: Update on Technique for Large and Complete Perforations
Michael A Pikos, DDS
Controlling Systematic Perioperative Anaerobic Contamination During Sinus-Lift Procedures by Using Metronidazole: An Innovative Approach
Analysis of tomodensitometric controls following sinus grafts clearly demonstrates a quite systematic lack of homogeneity. Sinus contamination by anaerobic bacteria seems almost unavoidable during bone graft surgery, and this problem may jeopardize the healing process.The aim of this study was to characterize in a systematic way the nonhomogeneities observed at 1,2,or 3 months post surgery within allogenous sinus grafts,and to assess the possible influence of a 0.5% sterile solution of metronidazole in corporated in the sinus bonegraft.
Schneiderian Membrane Perforation Rate During Sinus Elevation Using Piezosurgery - Clinical Results of 100 Consecutive Cases
This article presents an alternative approach that uses a piezoelectric instrument for the sinus elevation procedure.
Sinus Augmentation for Single-Tooth Replacement in the Posterior Maxilla: A 3-Year Follow-up Clinical Report
A technique for single-tooth sinus lift and simultaneous implant placement in the posterior maxilla is presented. Ten hydroxyapatite-coated cylindric implants, 13 to 15 mm in length, were placed together with a composite bone graft of demineralized freeze-dried bone allograft and autogenous bone in 10 adults. Surgical technique and anatomic considerations are discussed. Follow-up of 3 years showed successful function and no cervical bone loss in all patients.
Management of Maxillary Sinus Pathologies and Related Postoperative Complications
Maxillary sinus augmentation is a predictable method in reconstruction procedures, however although little but there is risks for postoperative complications especially in the presence of predisposing conditions in sinus environment, so in order to achieve maximum success possible, its critical to identify these conditions prior to surgery and also have the knowledge for managing the complications related to them. These parameters can help surgeons in proper case selection, and also patient managements. In this presentation Dr Moghaddas will talk about intraoperative and postoperative complications in maxillary sinus augmentation with focus on diagnosis and management of maxillary sinus pathologies.
The Sinus Lift Procedure Today! Part 1
The present & future of the Sinus Lift Procedure.
The Classic Sinus Lift Window Technique: Shape, Size, Location and Trends
This method for Schneiderian membrane lift, as well as a new Incision design based on maximizing maxillary vascularity will be introduced . Also, the use of the Clinicae Template for precise implant placement is highlighted as well as the myth of the use of the lateral window wall to be utilized as a new sinus´ floor will be discussed.
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.
The Anatomical Foundation of Implant Surgery
Knowledge of Surgical Anatomy is a critical foundation for any clinician involved in implant dentistry. In order for dentists to perform safe and successful bone grafting, implant surgery as well as effectively manage complications, they must first be well versed in the fundamentals of Surgical Anatomy of the head region with emphasis on the Maxilla, Mandible, as well as the roof and floor of the mouth. This Dentalxp presentation, in part, describes the objectives of one component of a comprehensive hands-on surgical Anatomy course being offered live in partnership with Dentalxp. This section emphasizes the Surgical Anatomy of the Maxilla and Maxillary Sinus as an example of what is covered in one section of the course lectures.
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.
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