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Sequencing of Periodontal Procedures and Orthodontic Treatment

Sequencing of Periodontal Procedures and Orthodontic Treatment
Severe cases of periodontal disease often require periodontal surgery and realignment of teeth. Surgical techniques have been developed that attempt to minimize post-surgical gingival recession and compromise the interdental papillae. A case report is presented in which reversal and correction of a deteriorating maxillary frontal dentition were effectively achieved through combined use of periodontal and orthodontic principles. The treatment plan included the control of periodontal inflammation, restoration of lost attachment apparatus, realignment of anterior dentition, stabilization of occlusion, and minor periodontal plastic surgery. The anticipated loss of a maxillary lateral incisor was avoided. Restoration of a pleasant smile with nicely aligned teeth and esthetic gingival contours was achieved. The correct sequencing of the procedures involved was considered a key factor for the long-term esthetic outcome.

Author(s): Cobi J Landsberg, DMD;Ofer Sarne, DMD
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Esthetic Rehabilitation of the Periodontally Compromised Dentition - A Novel Interdisciplinary Approach Using Orthodontic Extrusion and Dental Implants

Esthetic Rehabilitation of the Periodontally Compromised Dentition - A Novel Interdisciplinary Approach Using Orthodontic Extrusion and Dental Implants
Rehabilitation of esthetics in advanced periodontal cases presents a major challenge in dentistry today. Patients with advanced disease affecting teeth in the esthetic zone, where significant asymmetrical bone loss and tissue recession are present, constitute a challenging treatment-planning dilemma when choosing the optimum therapeutic option for long-term maintenance. This article reviews a novel interdisciplinary approach for vertical augmentation of bone and soft tissues by means of orthodontic extrusion of severely periodontally compromised teeth, facilitating the restoration of esthetics with improved bone and soft tissue volume around immediate implants.

Author(s): Tidu Mankoo, BDS
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Splints Are Not Just for TMD Therapy

Splints Are Not Just for TMD Therapy
Properly made and well-adjusted occlusal splints can help control parafunctional stresses that are applied by the patient to their natural teeth and the restorations that dentists fabricate for them.

Author(s): Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC;Greg J Vigoren, DDS
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Guidelines for Esthetic Restorative Options

Guidelines for Esthetic Restorative Options
The patient with hopeless, fractured, or missing teeth within the aesthetic zone has posed a tremendous challenge for today's clinician. This article discusses "diagnostic indicators" involved during the evaluation of questionalbe teeth or edentulous spans prior to treatment planning, as well as the potential adjunctive role of orthodontics for the development of an easthetic restorative recipient site. The utilization of orthodontic extrusion in combination with atraumatic extraction and immediate…

Author(s): David Garber, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD
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The Role of Orthodontic Extrusive Remodeling

The Role of Orthodontic Extrusive Remodeling
A classification scheme that systematizes the wide range of regenerative potential of common extraction site topographies is presented. Within this system, the parameters for immediate implant placement and preliminary ridge augmentation are discussed. In addition, a new adjunctive role for orthodontic extrusion is introduced. This approach is intended to manipulate "hopeless" teeth to modify their local defect environments, thereby enhancing the predictability of subsequent implant placement at…

Author(s): Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD
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