Pilot Clinical and Histologic Evaluations of a Two-Piece Zirconia Implant
Myron Nevins, DDS;Marcelo Camelo, DDS; Marc L. Nevins, DMD, MMSc; Peter Schupbach, PhD; David M. Kim, DDS, DMSc
The Use of Free Gingival Soft Tissue to Improve Implant/Soft Tissue Interface
Various techniques for the placement of different types of dental implants have evolved to the point where predictable bone-to-implant integration occurs if proper surgical technique is followed. The soft-tissue adaptation to the implant abutment is the first line of defense to prevent the development of peri-implantitis and subsequent bone loss. Given that there is a tenuous protective seal around dental implants, the rationale for soft-tissue augmentation around dental implants to provide an improved,…
The Use of an Extraoral Verification Template for Dental Implant Supported Prosthesis
This article demonstrates the utilization of a preprosthetic extraoral verification template that could be used to ensure the accuracy of the master cast from which the laboratory working model is used as the in vitro foundation for the implant-supported prosthesis framework construction.
Osseointegrated Titanium Implants for Maxillofacial Protraction in Monkeys
Titanium implants were placed surgically into the maxillary, zygomatic, frontal, and occipital bones of four pigtail monkeys. After a 4-month healing period, the implants were exposed and abutments were placed. Extraoral traction appliances were then attached to the abutments. The cranial implants were used to support the framework of the traction appliance; those in the facial bones were used to attach springs that delivered a protraction force. The application of force varied among animals. In animal…
Multiple Anterior Tooth Replacement with Trabecular Metal Implants and 3D Immediate Loading Protocols
In this clinical video, multiple hopeless severely resorbed and mobile anterior teeth are extracted and immediately replaced using CBCT and 3D planning with immediate loading protocols
Combination Teeth and Implants Reconstruction of the Mandible - Case Presentation
Dr. Paul Kozy shares his management and reconstruction of a partially edentulous mandible opposing a maxillary denture.
The Relevance of Tissue Form, Color and Thickness on Anterior Implant Esthetics - Part 2 of 2
This presentation will address some of the aspects involved in the Esthetic Implant Restoration and present the initial findings of a multicentre research study.
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.
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.
Prosthetic Strategies to Enhance Dental Implant Aesthetics
The principle focus of implant dentistry has changed significantly from the era of ‘Anatomically driven implant placement’ to the current practice of ‘Restoration driven implant placement’. When we now look at the failing dentition in the aesthetic zone we now must immediately consider conversion to implants. We are continually seeking greater control of the peri-implant tissues and ultimately the aesthetics of the restoration. Implant/abutment designs allow us to consider immediate implant replacement, and immediate non-functional loading especially in the aesthetic zone, where preservation of hard and soft tissue is of paramount importance in order follow the principles of aesthetics by maintaining the elements which are already there
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