Partial Extraction Therapy (PET) in Everyday Practice: Part 1
This presentation outlines the evidence-based, biological, esthetic and technical aspects of utilizing Partial Extraction Therapy (PET), such as Socket Shield technique, in everyday practice. Combining PET with Endoret® Graft, on immediate post extraction implant placement, seems to be an effective way to maintain anatomy, minimizing bone level's change after the bone remodeling period, and maximizing the aesthetic outcome, due to adequate soft tissue's levels and contour.
Partial Extraction Therapy (PET) in Everyday Practice: Part 2
This presentation describes new tools, including burs and new trans-mucosal abutments, which may enhance the clinician's ability to incorporate the Socket Shield technique into their practice. In addition, incorporating in-office CAD CAM technology, such as Zirkonzahn, makes it possible to design and fabricate same-day custom restorations including the ability, under special circumstances, to go directly to the final restoration.
Immediate Implants: Partial / Full Arch Rehabilitation & GBR - Part 2
By scientific studies produced in recent years has been confirmed, in selected cases, the validity of the post-extraction implants. The use of this method implies a lower emotional impact, a single surgery and a healing often better for the patient. We will be discussed traumatic extraction methods, perfect insertion of the implants with or without bone regeneration with bone substitutes and membranes and the opportunity to combine an advanced method as immediate implant with the execution of an immediate loading to restore aesthetics in more complex cases.
Managing Esthetic Implant Complications
Dental implant success today is judged not only by osseointegration but also by bone, tissue stability and of course long term esthetic results. Cosmetic predictability can often be difficult to attain, and esthetic implant failures can be multifactorial and patient management issues. Once esthetic implant failures occur, many cannot be fully corrected. Some complications must be addressed by an interdisciplinary dental team. In this summary of case reports, surgical considerations are provided, including cases of facial asymmetry/recession due to facial implant placement or bone loss resulting from technique/treatment failures, as well as papillary deficiencies. Restorative considerations for correcting failures are also discussed.
Surgical Concepts to Treat Esthetic Implant Disaster Cases - Part 1 of 2
The utilization of dental implants in the esthetic zone is a challenge for involved clinicians. With the increasing application of dental implants by non-experienced colleagues, the occurrence of esthetic failures with implant supported restorations is raising. This lecture will address the causes for such esthetic failures and the surgical approach for therapy. In most cases, implant removal is necessary, which must be done with a low-trauma technique to avoid additional bone loss. Today, this is done with special implant removal instruments using the Reverse Torque Technique. In addition, these failures are often characterized by a lack of keratinized mucosa.
The current strategies for the reestablishment of keratinized mucosa and for the augmentation of missing bone, mainly on the facial aspects are presented and documented with case reports. This includes aspects of timing, surgical techniques, and the selection of appropriate biomaterials.
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