Replacing the Natural Tooth System in the Esthetic Zone: Flapless Implant Placement and Simultaneos Restoration to Preserve Tissue Contours and Guarantee Esthetics
Paul S. Petrungaro, DDS
Does residual cement around implant-supported restorations cause peri-implant disease? A retrospective case analysis
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between patients with a history of periodontitis and development of cement-related peri-implant disease. Seventy-seven patients with 129 implants for this retrospective analysis were selected from completed implant cases that were scheduled for regular maintenance or had experienced mechanical or biological complications between years 2006 and 2011 in private practice. Implants with extracoronal residual cement and implants without cement remnants were analyzed.
Clinical Realities - Papilla and Free Gingival Margin Preservation in Multiple-Tooth Extraction
Bone atrophy is a natural response to tooth extraction, and anatomic and functional aberrations can be magnified when alveolar atrophy is accompanied by periodontitis, root fracture, radicular caries, apical processes, or endoperiodontal complications.
Healing of Gingival Recessions Using a Collagen Membrane with a Demineralized Xenograft
A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
The Future of Lasers in Periodontal Therapy: Science, Hype or Snake Oil.
Substantial controversy continues to surround the use of lasers in periodontal therapy.
Periodontal Regeneration – State of the Art
The latest research and clinical options in periodontal regeneration.
Treatment of Refractory Periodontal Disease
The Key to Understanding the Refractory Case.
Periodontal Clinical Issues
Examination of Different Aspects of Periodontics
Designing Periodontal Surgical Procedures in the 4th Dimension: Advantages of CBCT Planning
This presentation focuses on the recent introduction of affordable, innovative combination CBCT/panoramic units and how they are used in examination and diagnosis in periodontics as well as CT guided implantology and beyond. Emerging concepts in interdisciplinary dentofacial therapy will also be presented.
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.
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