Using Air-Abrasive Technology to Diagnose
Ronald Goldstein, DDS;Frederick Parkins, DDS, MSD, PhD
Introducing Choukroun’s Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) to the Reconstructive Surgery Milieu
Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF), developed in France
by Choukroun et al (2001), is a second generation
platelet concentrate widely used to
accelerate soft and hard tissue healing. Its advantages
over the better known platelet-rich plasma
(PRP) include ease of preparation/application, minimal
expense, and lack of biochemical modification
(no bovine thrombin or anticoagulant is required).
PRF is a strictly autologous fibrin matrix containing
a large quantity of platelet and leukocyte cytokines.
This article serves as an introduction to the PRF
“concept” and its potential clinical applications.
Immediate Custom Implant Provisionalization: A Prosthetic Technique
This article outlines a provisionalization technique that can be performed after traditional healing of the implant site. Upon reading this article, the reader should:
Realize that this technique is also effective when immediate implant loading is not possible.
Become familiar with the benefits of an immediate customized provisional, including duplicating the emergence profile of the extracted tooth.
Aesthetic Excellence Through Outcome-Based Treatment Rationale
The conceptual basis of restorative-driven implant dentistry is well established among clinicians. Its implementation includes the development of a prosthetic blueprint that will serve as a guide throughout therapy. While these concepts may be applied to prosthetic dentistry in general, their benefits are most compelling in the treatment of the aesthetic zone. This article demonstrates a systematic multidimensional approach for the establishment and incorporation of definitive aesthetic objectives throughout…
Shade Matching - Part 1
Dr. Pascal Zyman describes in great detail his procedure for shade taking.
Current Biological Trends in Aesthetic Periodontology
How Communication among specialists can optimize periodontal plastic procedures in esthetic and implant therapy.
Dr. Tom Trinkner on Restorative Dentistry
Dr. Tom Trinkner discusses current treands in restorative dentistry.
Tissue Management as a Key to Esthetics Success
This webinar will look at techniques for tissue management that support producing exquisite esthetic results.
Excellence in Esthetic Dentistry
By completing this course you will receive 1 CEU.
Diagnosing & Treatment Planning Gingival Esthetics
This program will look in depth at the concept of excessive gingival display and diagnosing the potential causes from vertical maxillary excess to altered passive eruption and super eruption following tooth wear.
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