A Novel Drilling Procedure and Subsequent Bone Autograft Preparation
Eduardo Anitua, MD, DDS, PhD;Carmen Carda, MD, Isabel Andia, PhD
Immediate Rehabilitation of the Completely Edentulous Jaw with a Fixed Prostheses Supported by Implants
The aims of this study were to assess the treatment outcome of immediately loaded full-arch screw-retained prostheses with distal extensions supported by both upright and tilted implants for the rehabilitation of edentulous jaws and to compare the outcomes of upright versus tilted implants.
Influence of a Nanometer-Scale Surface Enhancement on De Novo Bone Formation on Titanium Implants
In this prospective randomized controlled clinical study, small titanium implants were placed in posterior maxillae for the purpose of assessing the rate and extent of new bone development. Nine pairs of site evaluation implants were placed in posterior areas of maxillae and retrieved with trephine drills after 4 or 8 weeks of unloaded healing. The amount of bone in linear contact (%) with the implant surface was used to determine the osteoconductive potential of the implant surface. Implant surfaces…
Save the Natural Tooth or Place an Implant? Three Periodontal Decisional Criteria to Perform a Correct Therapy
To perform advanced periodontal therapy to save a natural tooth or to extract it and place an implant-which is best?
All Ceramic Solution utilizing a Zirconia Implant
All ceramic implant surgery.
Extraction and Immediate Implant Placement in the Esthetic Zone: A Case Report
This video highlights the atraumatic extraction of an anterior tooth followed by immediate implant insertion and custom sculptured healing abutment. The technical aspects of each step are carefully described.
Maxillary Full Arch Reconstruction with Removable Prosthodontics
The utilization of the Galvano Forming Technique in implant overdenture prosthodontics.
All-On-Four Protocol - The Technique and Reality
Dr. Duello will focus on the specific clinical technique of the All On Four procedure. The webinar will introduce the indications, clinical exams, and pre-surgical preparations for All On Four.
Bridging Clinical Skills and Practice Success in Periodontics and Implant Therapy
This program is one of a series that will address the "additional" skills and systems that are required to bridge clinical skills into practice success.
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.
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