Schneiderian Membrane Perforation Rate During Sinus Elevation Using Piezosurgery - Clinical Results of 100 Consecutive Cases
Steven S. Wallace, DDS;Ziv Mazor, DMD;Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS;Stuart J. Froum, DDS; Sang-Choon Cho, DDS
Alternative Applications of Guided Surgery: Precise Outlining of the Lateral Window in Antral Sinus Bone Grafting
Computed tomography (CT) and the application of CT-based guided implant surgery allow clinicians to
provide enhanced precision and accuracy in implant surgery. Because of the difficulty in transferring a
patient’s often complex anatomic sinus configurations, as viewed on a preoperative CT scan, into precise
osteotomy cuts at antral bone graft surgery, a prototype cutting guide was developed. The surgical guide
was developed through the use of CT imaging and the stereolithographic process to precisely position the lateral window, facilitating schneiderian membrane elevation. This report demonstrates the step-by-step method to
perform precise guided sinus window preparation using computer software and a stereolithographically
generated surgical guide.
Healing in Smokers Versus Nonsmokers: Survival Rates for Sinus Floor Augmentation with Simultaneous Implant Placement
Evidence suggests that smoking is detrimental to the survival of dental implants placed in grafted maxillary sinuses. Studies have shown that improving bone quantity and quality, using rough- surfaced implants, and practicing good oral hygiene may improve outcomes. In this prospective study, the long-term survival rates of implants placed simultaneously with sinus grafting in smokers and non- smokers were compared.
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.
Osteotome Technique & Piezosurgery Utilized for Internal Sinus Lift with PRGF Protocol
The placement of an implant in the posterior maxilla with internal sinus lift and buccal plate augmentation.
Lateral Window Sinus Bone Augmentation with a unique Cartridge Delivery System
The lateral-window approach for maxillary sinus augmentation was introduced to allow for the placement of implants in maxillary posterior edentulous sites with significant pneumatization of the sinus cavity. Implants placed simultaneously with the lateral window sinus augmentation technique enjoy high success rates that are reported to be similar to implants placed in pristine bone in the maxilla
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.
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.
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.
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.
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