Nifedipine-induced Gingival Enlargemenr Around Dental Implants
Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;J. Paul Koch, DMD, Michael D. Lefkove, DDS, Jerry J. Garnick, DDS, MS, Baldev Singh, BDS, PhD, David E. Steflik, MS, EdD
Soft Tissue Recession Around Implants
When treatment with dental implants is indicated, an accurate diagnosis must be made to evaluate the clinical parameters and determine the optimal time for immediate or delayed (ie, early or late) implant placement and loading following tooth extraction. It is also important to identify complications and their implications on the aesthetic outcome.1 This article explains behavior of the hard and soft tissue around the implant, evaluates the timing of implant placement after extraction, and reviews various parameters that influence tissue marginal remodeling.
The Bio-Derm Ridge Plumping Technique for Pontic Site Development
Seibert Class III apicocoronal and buccolingual alveolar ridge defects with associated gingival mucosal atrophy and absence of interdental papillae are common in edentulous areas within the anterior esthetic zone of the maxilla. Normal emergence profiles, critical to achieving
esthetic restorations, require restoration of
normal hard and soft tissue morphology, including
re-establishment of adjacent interdental papillae.
Microbiology of Peri Implant Infections
It is important to understand the microbiological aspects of peri-implant disease in order to proffer appropriate treatment.
Immediate Molar Replacement Utilizing Narrow Diameter Implants - Allowing Implant Placement in Almost Any Situation - Part 2 of 2
Immediate molar placement has been widely reported in the literature with excellent results. All the studies insist that a wide diameter implants are essential as they are the only way to achieve primary stability and are the only implants that can handle the forces that molar regions produce. But there are a number of problems with wide diameter implants. This presentation will dispel all these myths as well as show how narrow diameter implants can not only handle the forces but also make immediate molar placement more predictable and possible in almost all scenarios.
Extraction and Immediate Implant of #8
Extraction & immediate implant replacement.
Techniques for Immediate Implant Replacement and Provisionalization of a Central Incisor
Dr. Paul Petrungaro demonstrates the step-by-step immediate flapless implant replacement of an extracted central incisor.
Immediate Implant Provisionalization: A Critical Aspect in Tissue Care and Esthetics
A step-by-step protocol will be presented in how to fabricate the proper screw-retained provisional restoration from the fabrication of the acrylic shell to managing and capturing the proper supportive subgingival contour.
The Zirconia CAD CAM Screw Retained Implant Bridge: The Future of Full Arch Implant Supported Prosthetics
This presentation will discuss the treatment planning, surgical and prosthetic/laboratory aspects of the Zirconia CAD CAM screw retained bridge. See how this prosthetic option offers many advantages over a hybrid bridge, bar overdenture, and PFM screw retained bridge.
Simplification of the Complex Case - Restorative Efficiencies
Contemporary implant dentistry relies on a proper diagnosis, astute treatment planning with an interdisciplinary team. Vision, communication and execution are indispensable for a long term healthy esthetic outcome.
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