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
Radiological Findings of the Post-Sinus Lift Maxillary Sinus: A Computerized Tomography Follow-Up
The purpose of this article is to present radiological findings of a short-term (8 to 10 months) computerized tomography (CT) follow-up study on 1-stage maxillary sinus lift cases.
Sinus Augmentation for Single-Tooth Replacement in the Posterior Maxilla: A 3-Year Follow-up Clinical Report
A technique for single-tooth sinus lift and simultaneous implant placement in the posterior maxilla is presented. Ten hydroxyapatite-coated cylindric implants, 13 to 15 mm in length, were placed together with a composite bone graft of demineralized freeze-dried bone allograft and autogenous bone in 10 adults. Surgical technique and anatomic considerations are discussed. Follow-up of 3 years showed successful function and no cervical bone loss in all patients.
Bone-to-Implant Apposition with Machined and MTX Microtextured Implant Surfaces in Human Sinus Grafts
The goal of this study was to histologically document the effect of two different
implant surfaces on the percentage of bone-to-implant apposition achieved with
implants placed in human sinus grafts.
Internal Hydraulic Sinus Lift Procedure utilizing the Crestal Approach
In this video case report, “conservative” internal management of posterior maxilla is highlighted featuring new tools, techniques and biologics. Evaluation and Management of the deficient posterior region is handled by via CBCT Diagnostics and the CAS-KIT Crestal Approach Sinus Kit from Hiossen. Flap Reflection, Drilling sequence, Hydraulic Sinus Lifting of the Schniderian Membrane as well as the utilization of PRGF, Fibrin and Synthetic Bone Putty is highlighted in a conservative crestal approach. This is followed by final suturing using a horizontal and running mattress method.
Atraumatic Sinus Grafting Techniques
Dr. Samuel Lee outlines his thorough decision making criteria for choosing either a lateral or a crestal approach to sinus elevation and augmentation.
Transcrestal Sinus Floor Elevation: Most Frequently Asked Questions
Over 20 years of clinical application and research on transcrestal sinus floor elevation (TSFE) procedures using a variety of implants, graft materials and instrumentation has proven its reliability, and versatility. While improving upon the original osteotome technique they have not yet eliminated the need for a more invasive lateral approach, especially at sites with very limited (1-2 mm) sub-antral bone. Extensive analysis of the existing research and long-term clinical experience will provide the answers to the most pertinent questions surrounding the transcrestal approach including but not limited to: patient selection, clinical limitations, instrumentation, graft selection/necessity and management of membrane perforations.
Emerging Concepts in Sinus Augmentation - Atraumatic and Efficient Crestal and Lateral Access Techniques
This presentation will highlight through in depth clinical case documentation, the new and evolving role of instrumentation for access to the Sinus for Bone Augmentation.
Sinus Augmentation - Current and Future Trends
In this presentation, Dr. Ziv Mazor reviews present techniques as well as detailing the latest innovations in sinus augmentation. Specifically, Dr. Mazor pays special focus to new materials and techniques involving both the crestal as well as the lateral window approach.
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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