Maxillary Sinus Membrane Repair: Update on Technique for Large and Complete Perforations
Michael A Pikos, DDS
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.
The Piezoelectric Bony Window Osteotomy and Sinus Membrane Elevation
Introduction of a New Technique for Simplification of the Sinus Augmentation Procedure
Indirect Sinus Lift with CPS Putty
In situations where lack of bone volume is related to an enlarged maxillary sinus, elevation of the sinus floor has been advocated for implant placement.
Minimally Invasive Transcrestal Sinus Elevation Procedure
The ossteotome mediated transcrestal sinus lift procedure has been used over the years for achieving lifts in situations where a minimum of 6-7mm of height of alveolar bone is present. An increase in alveolar bone height of approximately 2-3mm is expected using the traditional methods. The main challenges in the procedure are to achieve larger lifts without perforation of the sinus lining and deposit graft material in the desired location.
Calcium phosphosilicate putty has been used effectively as a graft material for lateral window sinus elevation procedures.
The following presentation deals with a modified ossteotome mediated technique of using CPS putty in a cartridge delivery form to achieve predictable sinus elevations of 8-10mm even in cases of extreme resorption of the alveolar ridge. It reduces the morbidity and makes the procedure more acceptable to patients compared to the lateral window approach.
Critical Aspects in Sinus Augmentation - Access and Grafting Alternatives
This surgical video highlights the diagnostic phase with review of the CBCT and 3D images to properly treatment plan the Sinus Graft procedure.
The Management of a Septum and a Large Retention Cyst in the Sinus and Simultaneous Sinus Augmentation
While sinus augmentation has become a more routine surgical procedure in today's practice, there are often unique challenges to overcome such as septums, lack of primary crestal bone and retention cysts. This presentation aims to demonstrate the management of a large retention cyst at the same time as simultaneous sinus augmentation. Surgical protocol, complications and management will be discussed.
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.
Sinus Floor Elevation: A Clinical, Radiographic and Histologic Overview
This presentation and imbedded HD videos will highlight the important aspects of the Sinus Lift procedure and how to increase the success rate while minimizing complications.
An overview of the procedure with detail radiographic planning and follow up outcomes will be displayed and histoligical results highlighted to gain an appreciation of the timing of bone fill and when you can place and load implants in the augmented sinus. Complications and their management will be equally covered with an impetus on case and patient management and follow up care. Common medications and techniques for each procedure will be noted.
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.
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