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The Surgical-Restorative Digital Work Flow In Comprehensive Therapy Premium Member Content

The Surgical-Restorative Digital Work Flow In Comprehensive Therapy
Traditional methods of treating our patients are being been replaced by digital processes, impacting our daily life. The intake of various technologies such as CBCT imaging, scanning, digital restorative design and CAD/CAM production have contributed to this movement. In the same time, restorative materials have also been developed and studied that have improved strength and esthetic qualities. All these capabilities create opportunities for better restorative outcome.

Presented By:: Karim Dada, DDS, MS;Leon Pariente, DDS
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At-Home Bleaching: A 25-Year Retrospective Premium Member Content

At-Home Bleaching: A 25-Year Retrospective
The concept of at-home bleaching self-administered by the patient and supervised by the dentist became widely known in the profession about 25 years. At the time, little was known about bleaching except that application of a peroxide-based gel to the teeth could substantially lighten them in 4-6 weeks. Since then, a large volume of laboratory and clinical research have greatly expanded and enhanced our understanding of the process. This presentation provides a brief summary of what we have learned over the last 25 years, including how bleaching works and how long it lasts, safety issues, side effects such as tooth sensitivity, effects on teeth and materials, extended uses for bleaching, and over-the-counter options.

Presented By:: Edward J. Swift, DMD, MS
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Big Picture Planning: A Comprehensive Surgical and Prosthetic Workflow Premium Member Content

Big Picture Planning: A Comprehensive Surgical and Prosthetic Workflow
This seminar will highlight interdisciplinary aspects of treatment to achieve optimum outcomes in challenging cases. The cases presented range from single tooth replacement in the esthetic zone to full-arch rehabilitation and reconstruction of composite defects with restorative and surgical modalities. Emphasis will be placed on meeting and exceeding patient needs and working as a team in an everyday private practice setting. Surgical modalities presented will include creation of optimum hard and soft tissue architecture as well as peri-implant tissue modification procedures prior, during and after implantation. Diagnostic considerations for prosthetic rehabilitation of failing dentition and composite defects will also be discussed through case presentations.

Presented By:: Thanos Ntounis, DDS, MS
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Mastering Anterior Composites: 3D Layering Technique Premium Member Content

Mastering Anterior Composites: 3D Layering Technique
The aim of this presentation is to present an individual three-dimensional layering technique with contemporary composites. This novel procedure is indicated in moderate to extensive crown fractures and is considered predictable after eliminating the parameter of thickness while layering restorative materials.

Presented By:: Yiannis P. Brokos, DDS, MSc, Dr Med Dent
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Bone Graft Cements: A New Advance to Augmentation Solutions Premium Member Content

Bone Graft Cements: A New Advance to Augmentation Solutions
The purpose of this lecture is to shed light on the evolution of raw materials in order to find the ultimate bone graft cement, exploring the potential and the new opportunities of using cement-based augmentation materials in the maxillofacial and dental fields, and emphasizing the advantages, disadvantages and methods of use from the scientific and clinical points of view.

Presented By:: Amos Yahav, DMD
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Esthetic Management for Compromised Extraction Sites - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Esthetic Management for Compromised Extraction Sites - Part 2 of 2
Missing soft tissue is the main reason for compromised results in the aesthetic zone. But since the soft tissue has to be supported by a sufficient amount of bone, our focus has also to be on bone. Due to the fact that no bone-preservation technique (at the time of tooth extraction) available today, gives us the perfect result we need, augmentation procedures are still needed. Appropriate bone and soft tissue engineering in all three dimensions enhances the aesthetic performance of long-lasting restorations that blend in well and emerge from the periimplant sulcus in harmony with the neighboring teeth.

Presented By:: Ueli Grunder, DMD
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Surgical Management of Posterior Mandible Premium Member Content

Surgical Management of Posterior Mandible
Implant therapy is a recognized treatment for edentulous areas with long term success. Nevertheless in some critical situations we have to use complex techniques of advanced oral surgery and bone regeneration to permit the implant placement avoiding the damage of important anatomical structures, like the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN). In severe cases of posterior mandible atrophy we have to use very specific techniques to solve the problem. In these techniques we can consider the nerve transposition and the nerve lateralization. The techniques of nerve manipulation for implant placement are going to be explained in detail with some clinical cases. With this lecture we pretend to clear that oral neurosurgery is not a myth and can be a reality in specific extreme cases.

Presented By:: Raquel Zita Gomes, DMD, PG, MsC, PhD
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Combining Implant Replacement with Esthetic Restorative Dentistry Premium Member Content

Combining Implant Replacement with Esthetic Restorative Dentistry
Achieving predictable anterior implant esthetics is often a challenge for clinicians. The creation of anterior implant restorations with harmonious gingival contour that emulate nature is a fusion of science and art. Understanding the biologic and physiologic limitations of the soft and hard tissue along with proper implant positioning facilitates predictability in both simple and complex esthetic situations. This presentation focuses on current implant treatment philosophies and methodologies for the replacement of missing or failing teeth in the esthetic zone. Equal emphasis is placed on the diagnosis and treatment planning, current protocols for optimal 3D implant positioning, periodontal plastic procedures, bone grafting maneuvers, and prosthetic management for optimal anterior implant esthetics.

Presented By:: Achraf Souayah, DDS
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Maximizing Aesthetics on Adjacent Implants and Full Arch Reconstructions - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Maximizing Aesthetics on Adjacent Implants and Full Arch Reconstructions - Part 2 of 2
The beauty in implant dentistry is that every case is an individual challenge. An ideal implant treatment uses procedures , techniques, materials and technologies that leads fast and on the shortest way to a maximally aesthetic result. This is our goal, in every clinical case, from single tooth replacement to full arch reconstructions.

Presented By:: Henriette Lerner, DMD
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Bonding and Cementing Zirconia Restorations: Current Clinical and Scientific Information Premium Member Content

Bonding and Cementing Zirconia Restorations: Current Clinical and Scientific Information
Zirconia continues to play a significant role in modern restorative dentistry. From Implants to abutments all the way to frameworks and monolithic crowns. How we manage the process of bonding and cementing these restorations is extremely important to their long term retention and success. This presentation highlights the different approaches available today and specifically defines protocols with clinically relevant research.

Presented By:: Nasser Barghi, DDS
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Esthetic Management for Compromised Extraction Sites - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Esthetic Management for Compromised Extraction Sites - Part 1 of 2
Missing soft tissue is the main reason for compromised results in the aesthetic zone. But since the soft tissue has to be supported by a sufficient amount of bone, our focus has also to be on bone. Due to the fact that no bone-preservation technique (at the time of tooth extraction) available today, gives us the perfect result we need, augmentation procedures are still needed. Appropriate bone and soft tissue engineering in all three dimensions enhances the aesthetic performance of long-lasting restorations that blend in well and emerge from the periimplant sulcus in harmony with the neighboring teeth.

Presented By:: Ueli Grunder, DMD
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Timing of Implant Placement After Extraction in the Esthetic Zone Premium Member Content

Timing of Implant Placement After Extraction in the Esthetic Zone
In this presentation, Dr. Daniel Buser outlines the most current scientific knowledge concerning the clinically relevant challenge of when and how to place implants after extraction of a tooth in the esthetic zone. He also gives an update on treatment options and tissue biology.

Presented By:: Daniel Buser, DDS
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Digital Workflow for Anterior Implant Aesthetics Premium Member Content

Digital Workflow for Anterior Implant Aesthetics
We have seen excellent results in the aesthetic zone when immediate implant placement techniques have been used. A review of the current literature reveals and confirms the re-education of mid-buccal facial recession is best when an immediate provisional is used. If we can digitize this information and create a crown-root form matrix, we can allow tissue to maintain the exact 3D position of the crown and root of the tooth that is to be replaced. A technique using "dicom" files and "STL" files of the original tooth-root will be demonstrated. This will allow ideal healing of the surrounding hard and soft tissues in for any implants restoration.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
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Plastic-Esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery: A Microsurgical Approach - Part 2 Premium Member Content

Plastic-Esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery: A Microsurgical Approach - Part 2
This 2 part presentation is a comprehensive overview of the principles, indications, and clinical techniques of plastic-esthetic periodontal and implant microsurgery, focusing especially on minimal soft tissue trauma and maximally perfect wound closure. Microsurgery provides clinically relevant advantages over conventional macro-surgical concepts for regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal surgery, especially in the all-important esthetic zone. The microsurgical principles and procedures presented will described using high resolution multimedia. 

Presented By:: Markus B. Hürzeler, DMD, PhD
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Fibrin-Guided Bone Regeneration: Guidelines of a Simple, Predictable, & Low Risk Technique Premium Member Content

Fibrin-Guided Bone Regeneration: Guidelines of a Simple, Predictable, & Low Risk Technique
This lecture is focused on an effective regenerative approach, but at low knowledge. The goal is to provide a new skill in favor of well-established techniques. The Fibrin Sealant (FS) is an additional clot of human origin. It has adhesive, sealant and inductive action stimulating hard and soft-tissue regeneration. The FS, mixed with bone chips and biomaterials, allows a better handling of the graft that, becoming plastic and moldable, adapts perfectly to bony defects without dispersion of granules. It’s effective also on wound protection achieving a faster healing of soft-tissue. This approach is excellent in the socket preservation and in the peri-implant regeneration on "closed" sites where the implants are inside the defects.

Presented By:: Vincenzo Foti, MD, DDS
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Real Time / Dynamic Guided Surgery in Fully Edentulous Patients Premium Member Content

Real Time / Dynamic Guided Surgery in Fully Edentulous Patients
Implant treatment is one of the most exciting areas of dental therapy. Within the last 30 years, we have been able to develop and discover new techniques, instruments, software and equipment that have made this therapy more secure and predictable, such as the CBCT and the guided surgery, today with the guided systems we are able to have our implants “in the right” place considering the bone, the prosthesis, the biomechanics, and the esthetics. This lecture will show you step-by-step how guided surgery has evolved in dentistry today and we can achieve more predictable results even with immediate extraction and immediate implant placement.

Presented By:: Alvaro Ordoñez, DDS
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Maximizing Aesthetics on Adjacent Implants and Full Arch Reconstructions - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Maximizing Aesthetics on Adjacent Implants and Full Arch Reconstructions - Part 1 of 2
The beauty in implant dentistry is that every case is an individual challenge. An ideal implant treatment uses procedures , techniques, materials and technologies that leads fast and on the shortest way to a maximally aesthetic result. This is our goal, in every clinical case, from single tooth replacement to full arch reconstructions.

Presented By:: Henriette Lerner, DMD
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The Use of Digital Technology for Patient Care Premium Member Content

The Use of Digital Technology for Patient Care
In this presentation, we will analyze different cases, highlighting the operational differences that they have developed over time, with the increasing knowledge of the new materials and the daily developing of the new software's. It is also described how traditional materials and techniques have been replaced with other innovative new technologies, and how the results obtaining with these are systematic and overlapping times better than traditional one.

Presented By:: Alessandro Agnini, DMD;Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS
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Evidence-Based Recommendations For The Use of Dental Adhesives Premium Member Content

Evidence-Based Recommendations For The Use of Dental Adhesives
Dentists often rely on extrapolation from laboratory to clinical findings to predict the clinical behavior of dental adhesives. This lecture will give an overview of current adhesion strategies, respective advantages and disadvantages, and recommendations to optimize the application of recent universal adhesives. An evidence-based approach will highlight the myths and facts related to the interpretation of data from systematic reviews of clinical studies and a few laboratory studies.

Presented By:: Jorge Perdigão, DMD, MS, PhD
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 	Merging Orthodontics & Esthetic Dentistry for the Anterior Zone. A Complete Clinical & Laboratory Perspective - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Merging Orthodontics & Esthetic Dentistry for the Anterior Zone. A Complete Clinical & Laboratory Perspective - Part 2 of 2
Anterior zone represents a clinical challenge in dentofacial esthetics. This presentation is unique since we will illustrate multidisciplinary treatment for the anterior zone from A to Z. Through the perspective of a Master Dental Ceramist & Restorative Dentist combined with the input of the Orthodontist we will illustrate with clinical cases the management of anterior esthetic challenges.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS;Anabell E Bologna, DDS
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Interdisciplinary Strategies For The Esthetic Reconstruction of Complex Cases Premium Member Content

Interdisciplinary Strategies For The Esthetic Reconstruction of Complex Cases
Predictable esthetic management of the compromised anterior dentition with dental implants constitutes one of the most difficult challenges in contemporary dentistry, especially in scenarios where soft and hard tissue defects are present. Traditional surgical approaches will often result in peri-implant soft tissue disfigurement. Although the use of pink restorative materials has been proposed to disguise soft tissue deficits, maintenance issues and esthetic limitations remain a concern, particularly as it pertains to high smile cases. This presentation will focus on the predictable esthetic management of high-risk and compromised sites, demonstrating the use of contemporary interdisciplinary strategies for the treatment of peri-implant esthetic dilemmas and complications.

Presented By:: Ernesto A. Lee, DMD
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The Esthetic Occlusal Orthotic Premium Member Content

The Esthetic Occlusal Orthotic
Discusses the benefits of using an esthetic Occlusal Orthotic when treating TMD patients or patients with severely worn dentition that require restoration. The presentation will also show the fabrication of the appliance.

Presented By:: Brian C. Mills, DMD
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What is My Practice Worth? Premium Member Content

What is My Practice Worth?
This exciting webinar presentation is based on these key questions: • Why practice values differ throughout the country • Common methods used for valuing a dental practice • Top ten factors that affect the value of your practice • Discuss proper timing for a valuation when structuring a buy-in

Presented By:: Thomas L. Snyder, DMD, MBA
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Digital Full Arch Implant Dentistry: Do We Really Need to Make Hybrid Restorations? Premium Member Content

Digital Full Arch Implant Dentistry: Do We Really Need to Make Hybrid Restorations?
I will highlight the benefits achievable through the use of guided planning, guided laboratory procedures and guided surgeries, while maintaining the fundamental principles of osseointegration. My ten years of scientifically proven experience and clinical follow-up in guided surgery and CAD/CAM biomimetic restorations will be shared with the audience to support clinical protocols as well as practical tips and tricks with case studies demonstrating each clinical scenario. New surgical and prosthetic improvements and novel proof-of-concept techniques to enhance the natural soft tissue integration will be presented. Viewers will also broaden their knowledge of hard and soft tissue surgical management through the guided surgery, discovering the latest implant designs and prosthetic interfaces designed to achieve an ideal soft tissue seal and bone level over time.

Presented By:: Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pozzi
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Clinical Excellence in Operative Dentistry: Not Only A Question of Color & Fancy Trends Premium Member Content

Clinical Excellence in Operative Dentistry: Not Only A Question of Color & Fancy Trends
Predictable and repeatable results can be achieved through materials and clinical practices that, on one hand, preserve the original structure of the compromised tooth and, on the other hand, involve a very low biologic price. This lecture aims to point out the relevant guidelines in both direct and indirect techniques for esthetic restorations through the evaluation of techniques and materials in order to reach correct, standardized and long lasting evidence based clinical results.

Presented By:: Prof. Francesco M. Mangani, MD, DDS
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Surgical & Prosthetic Soft Tissue Development Premium Member Content

Surgical & Prosthetic Soft Tissue Development
In addition to surgical intervention is the creation of the specific emergence profile that is essential in the aesthetic zone. The emergence profile composed of 2 parts, the abutment and the subgingival part of the crown. The shape of abutment can be individually shaped so that it gives natural appearance and varies individually (depending on the depth, angulation and diameter of the implant). This lecture teaches step-by-step how to be successful with implant prosthetics from single tooth, partially edentulous to full arch reconstruction.

Presented By:: Marius Steigmann, DDS
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Socket Preservation vs Root Submergence Technique Premium Member Content

Socket Preservation vs Root Submergence Technique
Socket preservation has been a common technique used in dentistry in order to maintain the volume ridge when the extraction is performed. New techniques and materials are used today in order to improve the outcomes like root submergence technique developed by Dr Maurice Salama and his team, where we submerge the root keeping intact the PDL and bundle bone responsible for maintaining the original bone architecture. Here both techniques are compared and described. 

Presented By:: Nicolas Aronna Mallia, DDS
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Site Preparation & Osseodensification in Bone Management Premium Member Content

Site Preparation & Osseodensification in Bone Management
Today's implant arena involves not only the understanding of procedures but also the science behind wound healing. Often new technologies and instrumentation evolves that have a significant impact on what we are able to do clinically. Piezosurgical devices, periotomes, osteotomes, hydraulic sinus devices, neurosurgical drills, and the "PET" (Partial Extraction Therapies) system are just a short list of those that have made surgery more efficient and less traumatic for our patients. Osseodensification is another concept that can be added to this long list. This lecture will speak about new age bone management concepts and how these technologies may be able to assist us. Potential issues and focus on use will be touched upon as well.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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RUBBERDAMology: Tips and Tricks With Isolation Premium Member Content

RUBBERDAMology: Tips and Tricks With Isolation
It is well known that all dental work must be under full control by operator. We always try to do our best during root canal treatment, or placing composite restorations, or luting bonded ceramic constructions. We pay a lot of attention to details and procedures, learn all new aspects of operative dentistry, follow all steps and protocols but… some time do waist our invaluable time due to challenging with moisture – saliva, bleeding, tongue, chicks, lips that are often on our way to reach the goal. And this competition is always more stressful then other most important components. Fortunately we have got great assistant for this “dirty” job that gives us stress-free conditions of working, saves our time and health and gives best ergonomics. It is rubberdam. During our lecture we will open all secrets how to use this most helpful system in operative dentistry controlling our main task – treatment.

Presented By:: Maxim Belograd, DDS
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Interpositional Bone Grafts to Treat the Posterior Atrophic Mandible Premium Member Content

Interpositional Bone Grafts to Treat the Posterior Atrophic Mandible
This presentation analyzes the interpositional bone graft or inlay technique, discussing the reconstructive surgical approach. Horizontal osteotomy with the interposition of bone in the form of a “sandwich” involves raising a coronal osteotomized segment of the mandible, which is still attached to the lingual periosteum, and interpositioning a block bone graft. This technique guarantees a dual vascular supply to the inlay graft from the lingual periosteum and from the residual bone; it also allows optimum use of the native basal bone, which should be less prone to resorption. The advantages and disadvantages of the inlay technique are compared with other commonly used augmentation techniques in the management of posterior mandibular atrophies.

Presented By:: Pietro Felice, MD, PhD, DDS
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Contemporary Bio-Materials and Combined Techniques for Esthetic Reconstruction Premium Member Content

Contemporary Bio-Materials and Combined Techniques for Esthetic Reconstruction
State-of-the-art technology offers conservative and esthetic alternatives to re-establish the shape and color of anterior teeth as well as the white and pink harmony. Tooth reduction for any restorative technique obliges us to be as conservative as possible. In this presentation we will share a short description of different material options developed in esthetic dentistry. We will present a case managed with a combination of techniques including: monolithic lithium-silicate ceramic veneers and cut-back/layering.

Presented By:: Kenneth P. Valladares, DDS, CDT
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Monolithic Solid Zirconia Full Arch Restorations Today Premium Member Content

Monolithic Solid Zirconia Full Arch Restorations Today
The "All Zirconia Implant Supported Hybrid" has proven to be an exceptional and highly specialized treatment option for patients with non restorable teeth or patients who are edentulous. The ultimate outcome using zirconium provides a new standard of esthetic excellence as well as a longer lasting prosthesis when compared to the conventional acrylic hybrid.

Presented By:: Pinhas Adar, MDT, CDT
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Combination Therapies in the Esthetic Zone: Steps for Success Premium Member Content

Combination Therapies in the Esthetic Zone: Steps for Success
This presentation will cover the critical aspects to consider for deciding the sequence and implementation of combination therapies. Successful esthetic zone treatment must begin with a well thought-out space management plan. This plan involves a three dimensional adjustment of the periodontal attachment, with a possibility of root submergence and partial extraction technique. Following this, a decision is made concerning the timing and position of implant placement, and an adequate hard tissue foundation can be restored using GBR with titanium mesh and collagen membrane. On top of this base a more efficient soft tissue augmentation and adjustment completes the requirements for success in the esthetic zone.

Presented By:: Tomohiro Ishikawa, DDS
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From Extraction to Prosthetic Restoration: Considerations for the Esthetic Zone Premium Member Content

From Extraction to Prosthetic Restoration: Considerations for the Esthetic Zone
This webinar will highlight surgical and restorative techniques to accomplish predictable outcomes in the esthetic zone with implant therapy. Treatment modalities will be demonstrated with high quality photography and case series discussion. Surgical modalities presented will include ridge preservation, the current evidence on the use of growth factors such as PRP and hr-PDGF bb. Also timing of implant placement as well as soft and hard tissue augmentation will be discussed. Special emphasis will be placed on immediate provisionalization of implants to accomplish optimal peri-implant mucosa architecture. Techniques to transfer provisional emergence profile to the final restoration will be presented.

Presented By:: Thanos Ntounis, DDS, MS
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Soft tissue improvement and prosthetic management in the aesthetic zone. Premium Member Content

Soft tissue improvement and prosthetic management in the aesthetic zone.
The restorative dentist is facing many challenges along the aesthetic road. One of the hardest steps is to harmonize the gingival appearance with the white smile. The soft tissue improvement around teeth and implants is really important for the long term outcome. That is why most of today's courses and lectures are focusing on this topic. The presenter will describe some clinical situations where the muco-gingival surgery payed a big role in the final aesthetic result.

Presented By:: Mihnea Cafadaru, DDS
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Optimized Instrumentation & Technology in Endodontic Therapy Premium Member Content

Optimized Instrumentation & Technology in Endodontic Therapy
Rotary instrumentation using Optimized Torque Reduction (OTR) motion and Apex Locator-Handpiece technology has the potential to improve clinical efficiency during endodontic therapy. In this webinar, Dr. Nasseh explains the implementation of one such technology using the ESX instrumentation and obturation system. He further shares some tips and settings for effective, safe operations. Various endodontic motions and their indications for use are explained and an anterior tooth demonstration is presented to consolidate all covered points with a clinical demonstration.

Presented By:: Allen Ali Nasseh, DDS, MMSc
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A Novel Surgical-Prosthetic Approach to Optimize Peri-Implant Tissue Esthetics Premium Member Content

A Novel Surgical-Prosthetic Approach to Optimize Peri-Implant Tissue Esthetics
The achievement of an aesthetic implant-supported restoration is a constant challenge to the restorative dentist. Due to the circular shape of the implant and its smaller diameter, when compared to the root of a natural tooth, a dilemma inevitably occurs of how to construct an artificial crown that will imitate the natural tooth crown form. The appearance of the surrounding soft tissue is of major importance, and various techniques have been developed to guide its topography. The Marginal Migration Concept is a technique that helps the clinician in order to achieve a long-term predictable outcome in the Aesthetic zone by enhancing the surrounding tissues. The lecture will show step-by-step clinical procedures from diagnostic models through surgery with immediate provisional restoration therapy to the definitive restorations.

Presented By:: Konstantinos D Valavanis, DDS
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Where does DIGITAL fit in today’s clinical practice? Premium Member Content

Where does DIGITAL fit in today’s clinical practice?
With the advances in digital technology dentistry has benefited in many ways. Faster more efficient workflows have been developed, making clinical practice not only better for the patient but also more profitable for dental practices. Basic treatment planning knowledge must not be forgotten or skipped. This lecture will approach digital dentistry from a clinical approach, focusing on material selection, treatments and workflows present in todays digital era.

Presented By:: Jonathan Esquivel, DDS
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Diagnosis, Planning, & Treatment of Altered Passive Eruption; From a Periodontists Perspective Premium Member Content

Diagnosis, Planning, & Treatment of Altered Passive Eruption; From a Periodontists Perspective
This presentation will teach how to diagnose cases of altered passive eruption based on the radiographic evaluation (with periapical rx and CBCT) and how to plan and document a surgical procedure aimed to ‘uncover’ the beautiful and natural hidden enamel. In a world where esthetics is becoming more and more a concern a simple periodontal plastic surgical procedure can re-establish esthetic and balance to the patients affected by this condition.

Presented By:: Roberto Rossi, DDS
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Digital Implant Dentistry: Improving Our Daily Practice Premium Member Content

Digital Implant Dentistry: Improving Our Daily Practice
Nowadays digital dentistry is already a reality. But what should we expect in the future about digital protocols in implant dentistry? In this webinar, we cover some topics where digital may improve the traditional pathways enhancing control and predictability in treatment approaches like immediate loading, socket shield, and guided surgery.

Presented By:: Dr. Francisco Teixera Barbosa
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Methods of Determining Implant Stability and Scientific Loading Criteria Premium Member Content

Methods of Determining Implant Stability and Scientific Loading Criteria
There can always be difficulties in determining the osseointegration status when an implant is to be loaded with the prosthesis. Nevertheless, it is vital to know whether the implant is stable. Research today demonstrates that implants can be subject to immediate or early loading, but there were no objective standard methods of determining implant stability which will be very helpful criteria for immediate or early loading.

Presented By:: Kwang-Bum Park, DDS, MS, PhD
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Selection of Biomaterials, Bone Grafts and Growth Factors in Implant Therapy Premium Member Content

Selection of Biomaterials, Bone Grafts and Growth Factors in Implant Therapy
In this highly evidence based and detailed technique presentation, Dr. Daniel Buser discusses decision making and surgical protocols in the placement of implants in compromised anterior sites. A focus is also placed on selection of biomaterials, bone grafts and growth factors.

Presented By:: Daniel Buser, DDS
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Demystify The Gingival Restorative Interface in Oral Rehabilitation Premium Member Content

Demystify The Gingival Restorative Interface in Oral Rehabilitation
Pink esthetic therapy often can encompass single and multiple tooth loss clinical scenarios. The decision-making process of when and how to use interdisciplinary therapy to address a failing single tooth as well as loss of attachment around teeth adjacent to the natural dentition, an implant, or an edentulous ridge can be daunting. A presentation of existing pink determinants that define esthetic outcomes will be outlined in addition to the use of single tooth implants, orthodontic extrusion, and pink ceramics in therapy.

Presented By:: Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
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The Dual Zone Approach to Tooth Replacement in the Esthetic Zone Premium Member Content

The Dual Zone Approach to Tooth Replacement in the Esthetic Zone
Improvements in implant designs have helped advance successful immediate anterior implant placement into fresh extraction sockets. Clinical techniques described in this presentation will enable practitioners to achieve predictable esthetic success using a method that limits the amount of buccal contour change of the extraction site ridge and potentially enhances the thickness of the peri-implant soft tissues coronal to the implant-abutment interface. This approach involves atraumatic tooth removal without flap elevation, and placing a bone graft into the residual gap around an immediate fresh-socket anterior implant with a screw-retained provisional restoration acting as a prosthetic socket seal device. Long term follow up and evidence from scientific literature to support this concept will be described.

Presented By:: Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
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Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy: Decision Making in the 21st Century Premium Member Content

Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy: Decision Making in the 21st Century
Non-surgical periodontal therapy is a vital part of everyday dental practice. Since the majority of periodontal therapy is performed by general dentists and dental hygienists, it is critical that clinicians have all of the requisite skills and information needed to perform these services at the highest level possible. The purpose of this presentation is to provide the latest evidence- and practice- based information on periodontal debridement and adjunctive therapies that can improve patient outcomes. Though surgical procedures may still need to be performed in some sites, the majority of inflammatory periodontal disease can be eliminated or reduced significantly using the techniques and protocols discussed in this educational segment on non-surgical periodontal therapy.

Presented By:: Connie L. Drisko, DDS
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3D Integration: Sophisticated Digital Dentistry Simplified. Premium Member Content

3D Integration: Sophisticated Digital Dentistry Simplified.
Advanced insight into a pure Digital Workflow using an integrated approach with CAD/CAM, CBCT, and 3D printing. Learn how to integrate digital technologies for comprehensive 3D implantology including the diagnostic scan, implant planning, surgical guide design and fabrication, and the digital restoration.

Presented By:: Neal Patel, DDS
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Implant Dentistry: The Team Approach Premium Member Content

Implant Dentistry: The Team Approach
In this lecture Dr Stanley will present his "No Half Smiles” Philosophy and how an effective treatment plan and its correct team approach can help save time and stress. For over a decade Dr Stanley and is interdisciplinary team have been working together as a tight unit on complex cases. From the old school approach to the latest DSD surgical planning, with combined Endodontics, Orthodontics and cosmetic implant dentistry, the cases presented will show how his team approaches each individual case for optimal outcome. In this lecture a lot of “behind the scenes” explanations will be given on the why, how and what his team do to get consistent excellent results and manage a stress free environment in his practice.

Presented By:: Miguel Stanley, DDS
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Alternative & New Tendencies for Alveolar Reconstruction in Modern Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Alternative & New Tendencies for Alveolar Reconstruction in Modern Implant Dentistry
Knowledge of bone biology and physiology are crucial for successful dento-alveolar reconstruction. The presentation will review the natural healing process of the bone and the sequence of events needed for proper regeneration. This process will then be discussed and compare with the present materials and technologies available in the market including alloplastics and allogenic materials. The role of the Stem Cells and rh-BMP2 will be exposed as part of these new trends in alveolar reconstruction for modern implant dentistry. Multiple cases will be presented demonstrating the versatility and outcomes in different clinical situations based on biological, bio-mechanics, and implant aesthetic needs.

Presented By:: Alejandro Vivas-Rojo, DDS, MS;Jesus A. Gomez, DDS
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Indirect Composite Posterior Restorations: Conservative and Predictable Approach for Vital and Not-Vital Teeth Premium Member Content

Indirect Composite Posterior Restorations: Conservative and Predictable Approach for Vital and Not-Vital Teeth
Predictable and repeatable results can be achieved through materials and clinical practices that, on one hand, preserve the original structure of the compromised tooth and, on the other hand, involve a very low biologic price. New technologies for the enamel-dentin adhesion and the continuous evolution of more sophisticated esthetic materials (composite resins and porcelains) allow the effective reaching of verifiable and predictable results. Technologies and materials have to follow an operative approach that strictly involves operative steps which have been carefully codified referring to the materials typology used from time to time.

Presented By:: Prof. Francesco M. Mangani, MD, DDS
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Microscopic Dentistry; Practical Use in Restorative Dentistry Today Premium Member Content

Microscopic Dentistry; Practical Use in Restorative Dentistry Today
Restorative dentistry has changed in recent years. New materials and techniques allow the execution of partial restorations, direct and indirect, with metal-free techniques and started a true partnership between this discipline and prosthodontics. A good esthetic and functional rehabilitation starts from the proper clinical evaluation of the patient and of his problems, planning all the clinical and laboratory procedures in order to reduce the possibility of performing a subpar restoration. The use of high magnification in the right steps can improve our clinical result and optimize the session with the patient. The goal is to achieve the right balance between biology, esthetic and function by applying a minimally invasive approach.

Presented By:: Alessandro Conti, DDS
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Negative Factors for Soft & Hard Tissue Maintenance Premium Member Content

Negative Factors for Soft & Hard Tissue Maintenance
Maintaining the bone is the most difficult challenge in implantology (bone grafted or native bone around implants). If a tissue want to live long, it has to follow 2 conditions: The first condition is to organize a full blood supply.. However, it’s not enough. The solution for the long term stability is to try to organize the stability of the blood supply.. by the respect of several biologic conditions. Almost of these conditions are explained in this lecture. We introduce here the new concept to avoid the reduction of blood supply by the periosteal incision: the soft brushing technique is the first technique which allows a very large increase of the flap without any incision: the flap closure without tension but without any incision.

Presented By:: Joseph Choukroun, MD
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Technical Diagnostics and Esthetic Team Approach Premium Member Content

Technical Diagnostics and Esthetic Team Approach
Great improvements have been made in the field of esthetic restorations in the last few years. This evolution derives not only from esthetic requirements of the patient, but also from a good relationship between the dentist and the technician. The objective of this topic is to provide valuable information to support the prosthodontic team in the treatment of the various clinical cases. Detailed analysis of the most significant clinical and technical procedures will be described, beginning with the clinical diagnosis and subsequent diagnostic wax up, then progressing to the correct use of the provisional restorations,which are fundamental in the conditioning and correct development of the soft tissues, as well as in the achievement of the functional and esthetic objectives.

Presented By:: Giuseppe Romeo, MDT, CDT
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The Next Challenge in Implant Dentistry: The Rise in Peri-implantitis and What Can We do About It? Premium Member Content

The Next Challenge in Implant Dentistry: The Rise in Peri-implantitis and What Can We do About It?
In this presentation, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi will discuss etiologies for implant failure due to peri-implantitis, its preventive measures, and what treatment modalities work best. He will also describe a new classification to help clinicians choose the optimal treatment approach.

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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The Esthetic Reconstructive TRIAD: "GBR, GTR and Tissue Molding" Premium Member Content

The Esthetic Reconstructive TRIAD: "GBR, GTR and Tissue Molding"
Implant dentistry in the esthetic zone is highly challenging. In recent years there are several studies, well defined approaches available on how to achieve pleasing outcomes. We must understand the biology of extraction sites and different treatment options for preserving or even reconstructing bony structures for predictable implant placement. This clinical and evidence based presentation will emphasize the importance of proper 3-dimensional implant placement, show different bone preservation techniques i.e P.E.T. (Partial Extraction Therapy) and how soft tissue grafting can effect the final end result. However we must admit that not only surgery but prosthetic skills have a major influence on our work. Implant placement must be determined with the prosthetic plan in mind! On the other hand abutment design, platform shifting concept as tissue molding “tools” and screw retained solutions will be high-lighted with lots of case presentations.

Presented By:: Attila Bodrogi, DDS
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Fresh Frozen Bone Bank & Bone Marrow Aspiration: An Alternative to Autogenous Bone Premium Member Content

Fresh Frozen Bone Bank & Bone Marrow Aspiration: An Alternative to Autogenous Bone
Bone loss in edentulous jaws negatively influences the functions of the stomatognathic system. Reconstructive prosthetic surgery was advocated to provide suitable prerequisites for implant placement and preserve the noble structures, which at the same time satisfies aesthetic demands. For this reason, bone regeneration procedures become mandatory to create the conditions for prosthetic-driven implant placement.

Presented By:: Dr. Juan Alberto Fernandez Ruiz
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Understanding Peri-implantitis: Prevention and Treatment Premium Member Content

Understanding Peri-implantitis: Prevention and Treatment
The etiologies and the treatment of peri-implantitis have been discussed over the last two decades. The subject is becoming more critical lately as dental implant therapy is becoming more involved and more practitioners are placing dental. The need of diagnosing and understanding the factors that lead to Peri-implantitis should be understood by the practitioners in order to preserve in the long run a healthy and stable results

Presented By:: Edgard El Chaar, DDS, MS
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Combination Therapy for Soft Tissue Grafting Procedures Premium Member Content

Combination Therapy for Soft Tissue Grafting Procedures
Realization of predictable outcomes with shape, shade and unique characteristics of dental restorations has proven to be attainable and maintainable due to the static nature of a carefully prepared foundation and the overlying superstructures. On the other hand, the supporting soft tissue frame, which in turn is controlled by the three-dimensional anatomical characteristics of its surrounding environment, is further complicated by an inherent dynamic nature that is also dependent on a host of biological factors for long-term maintenance of ideal surgical outcomes. Realities and facts vs. hype will be discussed in this presentation based on a review of clinical results achieved and maintained utilizing combined soft tissue grafting approaches with up to 22 years of post-operative follow-up.

Presented By:: Hisham F. Nasr, DDS, MScD, PhDc
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The Complete Esthetic Analysis: Macro-Mini-and Microesthetics Premium Member Content

The Complete Esthetic Analysis: Macro-Mini-and Microesthetics
In restorative dentistry, esthetics is evaluated in terms of anterior tooth display and smile design. For orthodontists and oral surgeons, the focus is on the facial profile. Interdisciplinary treatment in dentistry has progressed enormously in the past two decades, with collaboration among dentists, orthodontists, periodontists, and oral surgeons resulting in vastly superior results compared to those achieved working without collaboration. But our vision can, and should, still expand to broader appearance issues. With the assessment and treatment of other dimensions of the smile and facial esthetics, the target is the ultimate dentofacial esthetic outcome. This lecture will demonstrate the coordination of care between the disciplines of dentistry and facial plastic surgery, resulting in gratifying enhancement of our esthetic and functional results.

Presented By:: David M Sarver, DMD, MS
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Emerging Perspectives in Soft Tissue Augmentation: Evolving Tools, Techniques & Materials Premium Member Content

Emerging Perspectives in Soft Tissue Augmentation: Evolving Tools, Techniques & Materials
Soft tissue root coverage microsurgery and pontic site enhancement are frequently utilized periodontal plastic surgery techniques to create an ideal restorative frame for teeth, pontics and implants. Tunnel, Semilunar, VISTA etc. are among the new age techniques highlighted in this growing area of periodontal microsurgery. New autologous tissue harvest techniques, Allograft ACDM and Bioactive Modifiers have all changed the way we are capable of managing soft tissue deficiencies and have assisted the clinician in improving the healing qualities of these minimally invasive techniques. This lecture will cover site preparation techniques for conventional dentistry as well as prior to and after implant placement.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Socket Shield; What Do We Know, What´s New? Premium Member Content

Socket Shield; What Do We Know, What´s New?
The Socket Shield technique is a “new” procedure with 10 years of documented successful cases worldwide. Lately we have done some new proposals like the way we extract the lingual slice, the relation of the shield level to the bone, the use of miniflaps, the distance between implant and shield just to mention some. On the other hand, the only minor “problem” with this technique is the “external shield exposure” and here I propose the method of successful treatment. We will see the convenience of applying SS to molars also on the light of the paper of Dr. Mataraso from 2009. The molar SS is a viable alternative rather than ridge preservation techniques.

Presented By:: Jorge Campos Aliaga, DDS, PhD
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Cirugía plástica periodontal para aumento de tejido blando alrededor de implantes Premium Member Content

Cirugía plástica periodontal para aumento de tejido blando alrededor de implantes
En la actualidad, los objetivos de la odontología han ido evolucionado a partir de las necesidades y las demandas de los procesos quirúrgicos, así como por los defectos o lesiones del periodonto, sobretodo cuando intervienen factores estéticos, donde se requieren restauraciones prostodónticas con aspectos naturales, que busquen un equilibrio armónico entre la arquitectura gingival y el rostro en sí del paciente, aún más en los casos donde se presenta sonrisa gingival. Es por esto que se han estudiado varias técnicas mucogingivales para recubrimientos de recesiones, cambios de color por biótopo muy fino, aumento de volumen por pérdida del contorno gingival y colapso de los tejidos duros y blandos; siendo la más estudiada el injerto de tejido conectivo, como mecanismo de compensación y estabilidad para contribuir a una sonrisa más armónica y bella a la hora de la rehabilitación con implantes en el área anterior.

Presented By:: Emilio Mateo, DDS
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Periodontal-Prosthesis in Modern Dentistry – Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Periodontal-Prosthesis in Modern Dentistry – Part 2 of 2
Clinicians must be aware of patient expectations when planning dental treatment. When full mouth reconstruction is planned, it is very important to satisfy such expectations in order to provide successful treatment. Patients are often concerned about the cost and duration of treatment, and the pain, esthetics, comfort, and function after treatment. However, we cannot assure longevity unless the treatment has a scientific basis.

Presented By:: Yoshihiro Kida, DDS, PhD
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Color in Esthetics: The Science Behind Beauty Premium Member Content

Color in Esthetics: The Science Behind Beauty
This presentation will be very different from programs in color matching, communication and reproduction of natural teeth that you may have attended in the past. The didactic part will emphasize the nature, principles and fundamentals of color, and tools that are essential to master a plan for successful color matching in both office and dental laboratory, together with step-by-step instructions. Examples and practical suggestions will be provided, including the latest changes recommended by the presenter. Dental Color Matcher, a color education and training program for esthetic dentistry authored by the presenter and used by dental professionals and students in 100+ countries, will be demonstrated.

Presented By:: Rade D Paravina, DDS, MS, PhD
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Treatment For The Severely Resorbed Maxilla: Zygomatic Implants Premium Member Content

Treatment For The Severely Resorbed Maxilla: Zygomatic Implants
This presentation will bring to doctors a simplified approach to Zygomatic Implants technique, helping clinicians to identify the correct indications of the technique and the possibilities of oral rehabilitation through this treatment approach. It will be also discussed the technical aspects, advantages and benefits of this treatment modality.

Presented By:: Alexander D. Salvoni, PhD
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Dental Photography: From Theory to Practice Premium Member Content

Dental Photography: From Theory to Practice
Dental photography should be your daily tool. If not, don’t wait and take your steps to learn it and master it. In this lecture, you will see how to take step by step full dental portfolio and which instruments are helpful in surgical photo documentation. In the end, you will get an update in settings, equipment, and accessories used to take excellent dental photo documentation.

Presented By:: Kris Chmielewski, DDS, MSc
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Horizontal Augmentation Through the Ridge-Split Procedure: A Predictable Surgical Modality in Implant Reconstruction Premium Member Content

Horizontal Augmentation Through the Ridge-Split Procedure: A Predictable Surgical Modality in Implant Reconstruction
The need for an adequate alveolar ridge width has been a long-standing principle in pre-prosthetic surgery. Since the introduction of root-form endosseous dental implants, the necessity of proper alveolar ridge width has become essential. Many surgical pre-implant bone augmentation techniques with the goal of reconstructing deficient alveolar width, height, or both have been proposed. A variety of alveolar ridge augmentation techniques for treatment of 2-D and 3-D bone deficiencies have been described and include guided bone regeneration (GBR) with a cancellous graft, onlay/veneer block graft, inlay grafting, ridge-split, vertical and horizontal distraction osteogenesis, and others.

Presented By:: Len Tolstunov, DDS, DMD
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Complex Full Mouth Rehabilitation in a Periodontal Patient Premium Member Content

Complex Full Mouth Rehabilitation in a Periodontal Patient
In this case that I originally presented at the dental XP summit last August at NYU but did not show the final results, we pretty much used the entire armamentarium currently available to us dentists. Many different procedures and protocols were applied in this complex case. The patient's main concern was long-lasting natural results. We decided to take no shortcuts and to practice as many gold standard procedures as possible, and thankfully the patient could afford the treatment. We are very happy with the outcome, might not be perfect but she is very happy. It has been six months now since we finished and everything is quite stable, and according to what we have been seeing here on XP and in the literature should remain quite stable for a long time.

Presented By:: Miguel Stanley, DDS
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Non Surgical Management of Anterior Open Bite Premium Member Content

Non Surgical Management of Anterior Open Bite
This video is an adjunct to the Non Surgical Management of PCR/DJD. It demonstrates the lab and model work to diagnose and treatment plan non surgical management of the Anterior Open Bite.

Presented By:: Brian C. Mills, DMD
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Surgical Concepts to Treat Esthetic Implant Disaster Cases - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Surgical Concepts to Treat Esthetic Implant Disaster Cases - Part 2 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.

Presented By:: Daniel Buser, DDS
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Ceramic Material Selection for Tooth and Implant Supported Restorations: A Clinical Approach Premium Member Content

Ceramic Material Selection for Tooth and Implant Supported Restorations: A Clinical Approach
This presentation will review currently available ceramic materials and discuss the clinical parameters and thought process used to chose a particular material for anterior and posterior tooth and implant supported restorations.

Presented By:: Steven H. Goldstein, DDS
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Digital Smile Design and 3D Printing of Treatment Provisionals in Modern Dental Practice Premium Member Content

Digital Smile Design and 3D Printing of Treatment Provisionals in Modern Dental Practice
The DSD Concept 2D is the portal to Digital Dentistry and Digital Workflow. Utilizing Facial Aesthetics as a starting point and ending with a functional, aesthetic and emotionally fulfilling Smile designed with Natural Algorithms via Keynote and translated via a DSD Planning Center into a 3D printed Wax-Up, or Full Arch Implant Guides and Conversion Smile. DSD protocol is special in that it fosters True “Team Synergy” between the Restorative Dentist to Laboratory and Specialist. This results in more predictable treatment outcomes from simple Smile Cases to Full Mouth Rehabilitations involving natural teeth to dental implants. Finally, by learning DSD’s unique connection to the Emotional component of Dentistry, you will gain skills on how to Consult, Present, and Gain High Levels of Case Acceptance.

Presented By:: John Heimke, DMD, MPH, FAGD
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The Evolution of Guided Surgery and Case Management Premium Member Content

The Evolution of Guided Surgery and Case Management
The innovation in assisted implant surgery is constantly increasing. This success is due to the fact that guided surgery provides a reliable therapeutic solution. The use of these techniques is not only interesting for implant-supported rehabilitation by immediate loading but also for tissues supporting implants by insuring the best emergence profile.

Presented By:: Jaafar Mouhyi, DDS, PhD
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The Evolution of Site Management for Implant Placement Premium Member Content

The Evolution of Site Management for Implant Placement
During the last 20 years we have experience in Periodontics and Implantology a large amount of research and clinical cases that have aloud us to better understand how the Extraction and Implant Site behave. The Evolution of Site Management for Implant Placement goes to what we consider the most critical factors that influence our results in todays practice. The presentation goes through the evidence based alternatives and how this have changed with time. We also go through the Socket Shield alternative and present some of what we consider the future on this area will be.

Presented By:: Manuel De la Rosa Garza, DDS, MS, FID;Angel E. Rodriguez, DDS, CAGS, MSD
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Surgical Concepts to Treat Esthetic Implant Disaster Cases - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

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.

Presented By:: Daniel Buser, DDS
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Partial Extraction Therapy (PET) in Everyday Practice: Part 1 Premium Member Content

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.

Presented By:: Bernardo de Mira Corrêa, DDS, DMD;Filipe Lopes, DDS, DMD
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Partial Extraction Therapy (PET) in Everyday Practice: Part 2 Premium Member Content

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.

Presented By:: Filipe Lopes, DDS, DMD;Bernardo de Mira Corrêa, DDS, DMD
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Immediate Implants: Partial / Full Arch Rehabilitation & GBR - Part 2 Premium Member Content

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.

Presented By:: Alfonso Coscarella, DDS
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Managing Esthetic Implant Complications Premium Member Content

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.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Combined Augmentation Therapies in the Aesthetic Zone Premium Member Content

Combined Augmentation Therapies in the Aesthetic Zone
Combined Augmentation Therapies in the Aesthetic Zone

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Soft Tissue Grafting Around Compromised Dental Implants in the Esthetic Zone Premium Member Content

Soft Tissue Grafting Around Compromised Dental Implants in the Esthetic Zone
Dental implant esthetics can be challenging, but these challenges are magnified when a patient has had multiple failed implant and bone grafting surgeries.  This video demonstrates the treatment of one such case.  This is a surgical video demonstrating the VIP-CT (Vascularized Interpositional Connective Tissue) graft.  While multiple treatment options exist, this start-to-finish video highlights the patient's initial presentation, the surgical technique, and the final outcome at 2 years. 

Presented By:: David Wong, DDS
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The Diagnosis and Treatment of Inflammatory Peri-implant Disease: We Have a Problem Premium Member Content

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Inflammatory Peri-implant Disease: We Have a Problem
The Diagnosis and Treatment of Inflammatory Peri-implant Disease: We Have a Problem

Presented By:: Paul Fletcher, DDS
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The Role of Digital Technologies and Materials for Full Arch Implant Reconstruction  Premium Member Content

The Role of Digital Technologies and Materials for Full Arch Implant Reconstruction
The Role of Digital Technologies and Materials for Full Arch Implant Reconstruction

Presented By:: Alessandro Agnini, DMD
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Controversies in Modern Implant Therapy; Lasers and Immediate Loading Premium Member Content

Controversies in Modern Implant Therapy; Lasers and Immediate Loading
The biological basis for clinical applications of Lasers and Immediate Loading will be discussed and and protocols for clinical applications will be demonstrated. Protocols for soft tissue management, treatment of peri-implantitis with lasers and the positive effects of the loading forces on the bone will be used in order to accelerate treatment in Implant dentistry.

Presented By:: Georgios E. Romanos, DDS, PhD, Prof. Dr. med. dent.
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Sinus Grafting and Minimal Risk Techniques Premium Member Content

Sinus Grafting and Minimal Risk Techniques
Sinus Grafting and Minimal Risk Techniques

Presented By:: Christian Makary, DDS, PhD
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Restoring the Pink and White Esthetics. Clinical Case Presentation Premium Member Content

Restoring the Pink and White Esthetics. Clinical Case Presentation
Every esthetic case is a challenge. As clinicians we need to understand and combine different treatment modalities and materials to achieve outstanding esthetic and functional results. This clinical case will demonstrate the importance of the little details, and how they influence the final result. We’ll go step by step thought the analyze, planning surgical and prosthetic procedures with focus on the key points that I find to be crucial.

Presented By:: Ventseslav Stankov, DDS
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Predictable Implant Aesthetics Utilizing A Custom Fabricated Provisional Abutment & Impression Coping Premium Member Content

Predictable Implant Aesthetics Utilizing A Custom Fabricated Provisional Abutment & Impression Coping
Mastering the art of predictable implant aesthetics can be challenging. One of the most stressful areas for most dentists is the process of creating a beautiful provisional that will guide tissue and predictably communicate the aesthetic outcome for the final restoration in the aesthetic zone. Combining the use of a custom fabricated provisional abutment, provisional restoration and a custom fabricated impression coping many of the aesthetics challenges can be addressed. This information can then be communicated to the laboratory to ensure the most predictable aesthetic outcome possible. This program is designed to simplify and streamline the entire process of implant provisionalization and impression. This program will provide a systematic, step by step approach to tissue management, provisionalization and impression of implant cases.

Presented By:: Jay M. Lerner, DDS;Gerard Lemongello, DMD
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Transcrestal Sinus Floor Elevation: Most Frequently Asked Questions Premium Member Content

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.

Presented By:: Michael Toffler, DDS
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Modern Crown Lengthening: Classification and Clinical Application Premium Member Content

Modern Crown Lengthening: Classification and Clinical Application
Crown lengthening procedures are indicated to provide adequate tooth structure in case of subgingival tooth fracture or caries, uneven gingival level, un-esthetic short crowns due to the tooth wear, inadequate axial height, altered passive eruption ,forced eruption of a single or multiple teeth and finally in case of gingival smile. The treatment modality for esthetic crown lengthening procedure should be based on detail diagnosis in each case because of the multifactorial etiology and because of the type of therapy selected by the clinician, will have a direct implication for the esthetic result.

Presented By:: André P. Saadoun, DDS, MS
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Implant Therapy Within the Esthetic Context: Immediate Implant Placement & Provisional Premium Member Content

Implant Therapy Within the Esthetic Context: Immediate Implant Placement & Provisional
Contemporary implant therapy aims to provide highly esthetic and predictable treatment outcomes, while decreasing treatment duration and complexity. The clinician must therefore become cognizant of circumstances with a predisposition for sub-optimal esthetic outcomes, and treatment plan accordingly; including scenarios where tooth preservation may be the preferred alternative. Provided that an immediate implant placement and provisionalization technique is utilized, single tooth implant sites without soft or hard tissue defects offer the most potential for predictable esthetic outcomes. This presentation will feature a comprehensive description of the protocol currently utilized at the University of Pennsylvania’s Periodontal Prosthesis program, including a discussion of the treatment rationale and technique considerations.

Presented By:: Ernesto A. Lee, DMD
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The CO2 Laser and it's Application in Modern Clinical Oral Surgery Premium Member Content

The CO2 Laser and it's Application in Modern Clinical Oral Surgery
Co2 Laser is a simple and versatile tool which can replace the knife for majority of minor oral surgical procedures which can be done on the chair side under local anaesthesia. The advantage of Co2 laser is a fact that it creates a bloodless, painless and heals with minimal scarring. Most common applications which include frenctomies, exposure of impacted teeth, pre-orthodontic exposure of canines, Excision of small fibromas, papillomas, warts and mucoceoles. Small hemangiomas and lymphangiomas can also be excised with minimal blood loss. This presentation gives the viewer an overview of the co2 laser and its application in various clinical scenarios. The safety aspect of using laser for the patient, operator and dental surgery assistants is also demonstrated.

Presented By:: Girish Rao, MDS, FDSRCS
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Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry for Total Dentofacial Esthetics - Part 2 Premium Member Content

Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry for Total Dentofacial Esthetics - Part 2
Orthodontics sets up the foundation for future prosthetics in cases with periodontal, surgical and restorative dentistry requirements. Adult orthodontics simplifies complex clinical situations. Making it easier for restorative dentist to achieve better esthetic & functional results. Orthognatic surgery combined with orthodontics corrects skeletal discrepancies in order to have the patient ready for prosthodontic replacement of multiple missing teeth. Cases combined with implants to restore form & function will further illustrate the importance of multidisciplinary dentistry. Today´s practice requires a team approach that will be presented. In order to meet the patient´s demands for better esthetics and to obtain long term occlusal stability of our results.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS
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Minimally Invasive Protocols for Total Esthetic Reconstructions Premium Member Content

Minimally Invasive Protocols for Total Esthetic Reconstructions
One of the biggest challenges that we dentists have are those cases that require a multidisciplinary approach which traditionally were managed using invasive and long term treatments. Nowadays, and depending on the case, the contemporary dentist can offer minimally invasive treatments which allow us to modify the shape of the hard and soft tissues. The combination of surgical lip repositioning with periodontal plastic surgery yields highly effective results in the treatment of gummy smiles. During patient examination it is important to establish the etiology responsible for the excessive gingival display. The combined technique can be considered as an alternative option to more invasive procedures. The prognosis is acceptable and the patient realizes that the esthetic problem has been minimized.

Presented By:: Kenneth P. Valladares, DDS, CDT
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Achieving Stable Esthetic Results with Implant Supported Restorations Premium Member Content

Achieving Stable Esthetic Results with Implant Supported Restorations
We will discuss basic concept regarding immediate implant placement and guided bone regeneration procedure related to the esthetic zone before focusing on the soft tissue management. We will describe the prosthetic procedures which are performed before, during and after the surgical procedures. Provisional restorations, impression techniques, prosthetic profiles and restorative materials will be presented. The purpose of the presentation is to provide a check list that will guide the clinician developing a proper analysis and diagnosis for the successful esthetic result with implant supported restoration.

Presented By:: Gianluca Paniz, DDS, MS, FACP;Luca Gobbato, DDS, MS
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Correction of Tooth Defects and Discolored Teeth Using Direct Composite Resin Premium Member Content

Correction of Tooth Defects and Discolored Teeth Using Direct Composite Resin
For over 50 years dentists have been making instant esthetic transformations using direct composite resin. That technology has been enhanced by the latest nano composite materials. Although the past decade has seen greater use of ceramic materials in esthetic dentistry, direct bonding with these new composites is still a highly valuable procedure. This video will deal with correction of severe tooth discoloration using nano composites. Immediate composite resin bonding can act as either the ideal correction or as an extended trial smile so patients can live with their new smile as long as necessary.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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Vertical or Shoulderless Preparations in Contemporary Prosthodontics Premium Member Content

Vertical or Shoulderless Preparations in Contemporary Prosthodontics
Tooth preparations without a defined finish line have been termed in several different ways, such as knife edge, feather edge, or shoulderless. From a biological standpoint, preserving a maximum amount of sound tooth structure, as it is done in vertical preparations, might also offer a more conservative alternative to a horizontal margin design in other clinical conditions such as endodontically treated teeth, vital teeth in young individual, teeth affected by caries at the cervical third. Vertical margins on zirconia crowns have been tested in vitro and clinical reports have been published. A re-evaluation of possible advantages and shortcomings of vertical preparation design in contemporary prosthodontics will be presented in light of recently published literature.

Presented By:: Carlo Poggio, DDS, MSD, PhD
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Predictable Posterior Implant Placement in Extraction Sites Premium Member Content

Predictable Posterior Implant Placement in Extraction Sites
Many techniques have been published to preserve the ridge from buccal-lingual collapse. In this presentation, we will overview the literature and see some cases to explain which is one of the most predictable protocols for immediate extraction and immediate implant placement in posterior areas according to the latest studies. We will also show the benefits of using growth factors as an agglutinant and protective component for our graft in non cooperative patients.

Presented By:: Nicolas Aronna Mallia, DDS
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Periodontal-Prosthesis in Modern Dentistry – Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Periodontal-Prosthesis in Modern Dentistry – Part 1 of 2
Clinicians must be aware of patient expectations when planning dental treatment. When full mouth reconstruction is planned, it is very important to satisfy such expectations in order to provide successful treatment. Patients are often concerned about the cost and duration of treatment, and the pain, esthetics, comfort, and function after treatment. However, we cannot assure longevity unless the treatment has a scientific basis. During reconstruction or restoration, we generally remove and replace the existing crowns. Secondary caries are mostly detected on removal of these. Due to the caries, the ferrule and tooth thickness are not adequate; and frequently, the condition may not be suitable for prosthetic treatment. In such cases, we choose to extract the tooth or perform crown lengthening to retain the tooth.Thse days many teeth that we could retain by crown lengthening procedure are replaced by implants. In this presentation, we describe some cases in which a crown lengthening proce

Presented By:: Eiji Furuichi, DDS, PhD
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A Defined Algorithm for Regenerative Success Part 2 Premium Member Content

A Defined Algorithm for Regenerative Success Part 2
These presentations will focus open the above concepts but prioritize the diagnostic phase and surgical common denominators required for a successful regenerative outcome. Flap design, space maintenance, bone and membrane selections and tension free closure provides the template for all the new age materials and technologies to be successful in clinical practice.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Bone Reconstruction: A New Algorithm for the Implantologist Premium Member Content

Bone Reconstruction: A New Algorithm for the Implantologist
Bone Reconstruction: A New Algorithm for the Implantologist

Presented By:: Craig M Misch, DDS, MDS
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Modern Orthodontic Therapy utilizing TADS and Invisalign Premium Member Content

Modern Orthodontic Therapy utilizing TADS and Invisalign
In this presentation and video case report, “conservative” management of a Class II Div I Deep Bite Malocclusion is undertaken utilizing TADS (Transitional Anchorage Devices) in combination with the Invisalign Aligner System. Evaluation and Management of the Orthodontic phases utilizing Lateral Cephalometrics and Clinical photography is highlighted. Video of the placement of Orthodontic Implants, TADS as well as aligner modification and elastic placement is featured in this presentation.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Crown Lengthening in Comprehensive Esthetic Therapy: The Complete Surgical Video A to Z Premium Member Content

Crown Lengthening in Comprehensive Esthetic Therapy: The Complete Surgical Video A to Z
In this complete surgical video, Dr. David Wong performs an esthetic crown lengthening procedure to address a "gummy smile" as part of comprehensive therapy and smile enhancement. Dr. Wong will outline the indications for crown lengthening surgery as opposed to orthognathic correction. The surgical video will demonstrate the complete crown lengthening surgery, including incision design, flap management and instrumentation. In addition, suturing and post-operative care will also be outlined in detail.

Presented By:: David Wong, DDS
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Coronally Advanced Envelope Flap - A Step-by-Step Video Premium Member Content

Coronally Advanced Envelope Flap - A Step-by-Step Video
In this step-by-step surgical video, Dr. Moura illustrates every aspect of the technique described by Zucchelli and De Sanctis known as the coronally advanced envelope flap. This procedure is utilized for treatment of multiple recession type defects in esthetically demanding patients. After a short technical overview, we will see a clinical case and discuss every detail of the treatment.

Presented By:: Pedro Moura, DDS
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Smile Design 3D vs. 2D: The Evolution of Precision in Esthetic Digital Dentistry Premium Member Content

Smile Design 3D vs. 2D: The Evolution of Precision in Esthetic Digital Dentistry
In the digital dentistry era, trials never stop to achieve a full digital workflow to fabricate aesthetic restorations based on predictable and accurate facial guided smile design methods but the existing techniques present limitations in the process of transferring the design from 2D to 3D as they are mainly based on 2D Photography and 2D to 3D superimposition and transfers. In this presentation a review of the available techniques and technologies is presented as well as a novel technique that has been used to design a 3D smile frame using 3D face scans, 3D intra oral optical scans, CBCT and multiple software to overcome the limitations of already available 2D smile design systems offering predictable, more accurate and easier to use workflows for success in analysis, planning, design and execution in everyday clinical practice.

Presented By:: Rami Gamil, BDS
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Non-Surgical Management of Progressive Condylar Resorption & Degenerative Joint Disease Premium Member Content

Non-Surgical Management of Progressive Condylar Resorption & Degenerative Joint Disease
This presentation does an overview of PCR/DJD in young female patients that is secondary to the use of ethinyl estradiol birth control pills. An overview of the pathophysiology and medical management as a component in the treatment of PCR/DJD is presented. There are several case reviews demonstrating diagnostic and non-surgical treatment protocol for non-surgical management of PCR/DJD. Closing recommendations for implementing early recognition and patient education of this condition are also provided.

Presented By:: Brian C. Mills, DMD
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An Evidenced-Based Approach to Extraction Site Management Premium Member Content

An Evidenced-Based Approach to Extraction Site Management
Once a decision is made to extract a tooth, clinicians have a decision to make; delayed management – i.e. extract and wait, immediate implant placement or a staged approach – i.e. graft and wait. This presentation discusses the evidenced based decision making process for this endeavor. Emphasis is placed on classification of extraction sites and risk assessment as a guide to customizing the treatment protocol for the clinician as well as the patient.

Presented By:: Henry Salama, DMD
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Total Rehabilitation of the Edentulous Patient with the All-on-4® treatment concept Premium Member Content

Total Rehabilitation of the Edentulous Patient with the All-on-4® treatment concept
A fixed implant supported prosthesis is the ideal treatment option for the edentulous patient and those facing the imminent loss of their remaining dentition. Through innovation, along with continuous clinical and scientific research, it has become possible to treat virtually every edentulous case with a highly functional and esthetic fixed solution. The oral rehabilitation of these patients has two stages: surgical and prosthetic.

Presented By:: Paulo Malo, DDS, PhD
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Advances in Hard and Soft Tissue Management Using 3D Printing Technology Premium Member Content

Advances in Hard and Soft Tissue Management Using 3D Printing Technology
It is becoming rare today to come across simple cases in Periodontics; our specialty has come to face complex cases where hard and soft tissue deficiencies are quite common. These suggested protocols and schematic approaches were developed to help the surgical practitioner visualize and divide the problem into a predictable step-by-step workflow. The utilization of 3-D printed CBCT studies of the treatment planned surgical sites was shown to be integral in patient care and clinical outcomes. Every step is dictated by biology; all incision designs, flap management techniques, and biomaterials used have been selected to maximize the blood supply in the area and minimize trauma to the vascular network that nourishes our surgical site.

Presented By:: Giuseppe Cicero, DDS;Adlof Urtula, DDS
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The Power of 3-D Printing in Dentistry - Part 1 Premium Member Content

The Power of 3-D Printing in Dentistry - Part 1
In this video, Dr. Tadros shows few of the many valuable benefits of integrating digital dentistry and affordable in office 3D Printing in his day to day practice.

Presented By:: Marko Tadros, DMD
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A Defined Algorithm for Regenerative Success Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

A Defined Algorithm for Regenerative Success Part 1 of 2
These presentations will focus open the above concepts but prioritize the diagnostic phase and surgical common denominators required for a successful regenerative outcome. Flap design, space maintenance, bone and membrane selections and tension free closure provides the template for all the new age materials and technologies to be successful in clinical practice.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry for Total Dentofacial Esthetics Premium Member Content

Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry for Total Dentofacial Esthetics
Orthodontics sets up the foundation for future prosthetics in cases with periodontal, surgical and restorative dentistry requirements. Adult orthodontics simplifies complex clinical situations. Making it easier for restorative dentist to achieve better esthetic & functional results. Orthognatic surgery combined with orthodontics corrects skeletal discrepancies in order to have the patient ready for prosthodontic replacement of multiple missing teeth. Cases combined with implants to restore form & function will further illustrate the importance of multidisciplinary dentistry. Today´s practice requires a team approach that will be presented. In order to meet the patient´s demands for better esthetics and to obtain long term occlusal stability of our results.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS
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Team Expectations When Restoring the Full Arch: Technology and Clinical Challenges Premium Member Content

Team Expectations When Restoring the Full Arch: Technology and Clinical Challenges
Full Arch restorations has always presented it self with clinical and technical challenges, from working in the clinic with the patient to the laboratory bench and to the need for improved communication between the involved team members . With the speed that the technology has improved so has the way we diagnose, treatment plan and restore the the full arch patient, what hasn’t changed is the sound prosthodontic principals. This lecture will highlight some of the clinical challenges, materials and the protocols needed to meet the expectations of the TEAM to deliver a successful outcome.

Presented By:: Lars Hansson, CDT, FICOI
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How to Take Ideal Impressions For The Best Outcomes Premium Member Content

How to Take Ideal Impressions For The Best Outcomes
Taking accurate, detailed impressions are vital to the submission of a case to Invisalign. Even the most experienced clinician can encounter difficulties. Choosing the correct impression materials, patient positioning, Tray insertion and mixing, working and setting times. In this course we will also trouble shoot all areas of what we call bad impressions such as bubbles, tears, pulls, voids and tray contact.

Presented By:: Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD
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Multitasking Digital Dentistry - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Multitasking Digital Dentistry - Part 1 of 2
The "Digital Smile Design" is a technique codified and published in 2011 by Christian Coachman and Marcelo Calamita. This approach has radically changed the way we analyze the aesthetics of our patients and at the same time gave the clinician a great tool of communication with the laboratory and with the patient. In recent years, software's and applications have been introduced on the market in order to simplify the workflow and make more predictable the outcome. The purpose of the lecture is to resume the current concepts about digital aesthetic preview, and to show new trends.

Presented By:: Mario Imburgia, DDS, PhD
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Computer-Guided Applications Beyond Implants: Bone Grafting and Reconstructive Surgery Premium Member Content

Computer-Guided Applications Beyond Implants: Bone Grafting and Reconstructive Surgery
Technology has facilitated the diagnosis and treatment planning process allowing clinicians to become true architects and engineers of the oral cavity. Replacing missing teeth with an implant supported restoration represents both a surgical and restorative challenge due to bony defects / concavities, soft tissue concerns, emergence profile, and insufficient bone volume or bone density to stabilize an implant. The evolution of three-dimensional imaging modalities (CBCT) produces an unprecedented visualization of patient’s individual anatomy, which empowers the clinician with new state-of-the-art tools to diagnose and treatment plan with greater accuracy to manage the surgical site, increase precision, reduce patient morbidity, and avoid potential complications.

Presented By:: Scott D. Ganz, DMD
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Novel Technique for Alveolar Bone Augmentation; Introducing The "Bio-Bone-Block" Concept Premium Member Content

Novel Technique for Alveolar Bone Augmentation; Introducing The "Bio-Bone-Block" Concept
This presentation will discuss the use of autologous onlay block bone grafting for reconstruction of moderate to severe maxillary and mandibular alveolar ridge deficiencies. In particular, emphasis on the “Bio-Bone-Block” concept and re-entry to the original donor site for a second block harvest, if necessary. We will also covers the use of progenitor cells (bone marrow aspirating concentrated) along with PRP and PPP for accelerated healing.

Presented By:: Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD
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Innovative Sequencing for Interdisciplinary Aesthetic Treatment Premium Member Content

Innovative Sequencing for Interdisciplinary Aesthetic Treatment
Smile enhancement therapy has become an important facet of the everyday aesthetic practice. Aesthetic evaluation utilizing facial aesthetic design to diagnose tooth position demands effective communication between the periodontal-restorative team. This presentation will review innovative sequencing techniques for interdisciplinary cases which require aesthetic crown lengthening for the treatment of excessive gingival display, and for gingival augmentation for root coverage, and the correction of poor gingival quality. Immediate implant placement with immediate non–loaded provisional fabrication will also be reviewed.

Presented By:: Michael A. Apa, DDS, PC;Brian Chadroff, DDS
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Invisalign Records for the Dental Team Premium Member Content

Invisalign Records for the Dental Team
It is evident there are a variety of malocclusion and health concerns that can be treated by orthodontic therapy. Factors from treating systemic issues to minor tooth movement can be addressed specifically to the patients’ needs and desires. Not only is it important for the dental team to be aware that orthodontics can improve one’s quality and longevity of life, but that the knowledge of current orthodontic therapy treatment modalities available will enhance the overall comprehensive care the patient receives.

Presented By:: Shannon Pace Brinker, CDA, CDD
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Preservation of the Bundle Bone: Reality or Myth Premium Member Content

Preservation of the Bundle Bone: Reality or Myth
The loss of teeth will lead to resorption of the buccal plate with its resultant need for extensive augmentative procedures (both bone and soft tissue) as well as the risk of poor long term aesthetic stability. Partial Extraction Therapies (PET) are techniques that allow us to maintain the buccal bone plate and hence prevent the collapse of the alveolar bone creating a platform for ideal soft tissue and bone which is stable in the long term. This is a greater problem in the aesthetic areas. This lecture will take you through the different options with regards to immediate implant placement as well as the most cutting edge PET in a step by step fashion.

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Treatment of the Extremely Atrophied Edentulous Maxilla Using Bone Marrow Stem Cells Premium Member Content

Treatment of the Extremely Atrophied Edentulous Maxilla Using Bone Marrow Stem Cells
Treatment of the extremely atrophied edentulous maxilla is one of the most challenging problems in reconstructive surgery. Due to the size of the graft and inherent co-morbidities of these patients they some of the most difficult and challenging to treat requiring multiple surgeries with significant morbidity. The gold standard of care has long been the use of autologous block grafts from the iliac crest prior to implant placement however harvesting bone from the iliac crest comes with significant donor site morbidity. New treatment modalities using minimal invasive procedures and the use of Bone marrow stem cells and growth factors will be discussed.

Presented By:: Melvin Maningky, DMD
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Immediate Implants: Science and Art - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Immediate Implants: Science and Art - Part 1 of 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.

Presented By:: Alfonso Coscarella, DDS
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Adhesive Dentistry: From Direct to Indirect Restorations Premium Member Content

Adhesive Dentistry: From Direct to Indirect Restorations
Restorative dentistry has changed in recent years. A good esthetic and functional rehabilitation starts from the proper clinical evaluation of the patient and of his problems, planning all the clinical and laboratory procedures in order to reduce the possibility of performing a subpar restoration. It is very important to have a synergy between the clinician, the dental technician and the patient and to make the right use of the protocols and a flow chart to address all patient needs. The goal is to achieve the right balance between biology, esthetic and function by applying a minimally invasive approach.

Presented By:: Alessandro Conti, DDS
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Simplifying Complexity with "Shoulderless" Preparations: Are More Aggressive Tooth Preparation Techniques Needed? Premium Member Content

Simplifying Complexity with "Shoulderless" Preparations: Are More Aggressive Tooth Preparation Techniques Needed?
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Presented By:: Carlo Poggio, DDS, MSD, PhD
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Advanced Bone Grafting Techniques: Part 2 - Autogenous Bone Blocks in the Reconstruction of the Atrophic Maxillary Ridge Premium Member Content

Advanced Bone Grafting Techniques: Part 2 - Autogenous Bone Blocks in the Reconstruction of the Atrophic Maxillary Ridge
This lecture will describe the use of autologous onlay block bone grafting for reconstruction of moderate to severe atrophic maxillary alveolar ridge. This will include a discussion of the various options to this form of grafting, such as short implants, maxillary sinus augmentation, sub-nasal elevation procedure, connective tissue grafting and soft tissue manipulation, Le-Fort I down fracture/osteotomy and the use of progenitor cells: bone marrow aspirating concentrated.

Presented By:: Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD
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The Interdisciplinary Software Platform. The Key For Modern Digital Dentistry Premium Member Content

The Interdisciplinary Software Platform. The Key For Modern Digital Dentistry
The starting point of a facially driven interdisciplinary dental treatment plan is "The Smile Frame". A few crucial photos and steps will come together to create the ultimate template you need to communicate to your dental team, colleagues, and the patient to ultimately increase case acceptance and create the most aesthetic and functional method of rehabilitation to your patient. We will discuss how this paradigm shift of regular analog dentistry has shifted to this modern digital world and the benefits it provides.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
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Current Concepts in Immediate Implants Premium Member Content

Current Concepts in Immediate Implants
Immediate implants have several advantages over traditional phased implant placement. Shortened treatment time and a single surgical procedure are among some of these benefits. Although the surgical techniques can be more challenging, immediate implants can be a predictable treatment modality in both the esthetic zone and molar sites. This presentation will discuss immediate implant placement and temporization in the esthetic zone as well as immediate replacement of molar sites using regular platform implants. More advanced technical procedures, including simultaneous sinus augmentation and guided bone regeneration will also be discussed.

Presented By:: David Dara Yarmand, DDS, MD
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Implant Site Development: Osseodensification & Internal Sinus Lift Techniques For Optimal Implant Stability in Posterior Maxilla Premium Member Content

Implant Site Development: Osseodensification & Internal Sinus Lift Techniques For Optimal Implant Stability in Posterior Maxilla
In this video, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Bethesda, MD, presents the osseodensification and internal sinus lift techniques for achieving optimal dental implant stability in the posterior maxilla.

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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Zygomatic Implants in the Treatment of Fully Edentulous Patients Premium Member Content

Zygomatic Implants in the Treatment of Fully Edentulous Patients
This presentation aims to bring some possibilities in the treatment of edentulous patients with a severe atrophic maxilla. The major problem is that the absence of an appropriate bone bed, will compromise any approach with bone grafts and substitutes, as well as involving a greater morbidity and treatment time. In this way the oral rehabilitation with zygomatic implants is a current need for many patients, which will require a scientific knowledge of the dental care professional. Through this slide show and video demonstration you will be able to recognize and diagnose cases recommended for the therapy with zygomatic implants and its possible configurations supporting an oral rehabilitation.

Presented By:: Alexander D. Salvoni, PhD
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Bridging Clinical Skills and Practice Success in Periodontics and Implant Therapy Premium Member Content

Bridging Clinical Skills and Practice Success in Periodontics and Implant Therapy
Dental practice success requires a skill set with multiple facets, many of which fall outside of the clinical realm taught in dental schools and in many CE programs. This program is one a series that will address the "additional" skills and systems that are required to bridge clinical skills into practice success. The first skill set a successful practice must develop is an awareness of the major obstacles to patients accepting treatment and the systems that can be used to minimize those obstacles. Information from areas outside the dental profession can provide insight into the systems that can be used in dentistry to minimize case acceptance issues. The entire dental team needs to utilize the information in this program to get patients to support the optimal treatment options offered by highly skilled dentists.

Presented By:: Mark K. Setter, DDS, MS
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Modern Approach of Full Arch Immediate Loading Premium Member Content

Modern Approach of Full Arch Immediate Loading
In Immediate loading, the survival rate is often based on the follow-up of the osseointegration, but without aesthetic appreciation... The main goal is to achieve osseointegration and aesthetics in order to get long term stability. For this goal we need to obtain both, bone formation and gum thickness, as any failure in one of the 2 factors, will induce the loss of the second factor. This presentation will show my statistics about more than 1100 full arch loaded immediately since 14 years (> 7700 implants)

Presented By:: Alain Simonpieri, DDS
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Complete Management of the Implant Site: From Simple Cases to Complex Situations Premium Member Content

Complete Management of the Implant Site: From Simple Cases to Complex Situations
The health and the structure of the peri-implant tissue is vital for a long term prognosis of aesthetic and functional dental treatments. The prevalence of peri-implant diseases and recessions is a problem that must be overcome by a perfect treatment planning, along with a step-by-step design of the future restorations. When the clinician places an implant, he must consider the 3D positioning regarding the hard and soft tissue. When one decide to restore an implant, he must be aware of the gingival volume and it’s position. In this presentation, we want to show fully documented cases, from bone grafting, soft tissue enhancement, to final restorations.

Presented By:: Mihnea Cafadaru, DDS
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Enhancing Esthetics with a Fixed Prosthesis Utilizing an Innovative Pontic Design and Periodontal Plastic Surgery Premium Member Content

Enhancing Esthetics with a Fixed Prosthesis Utilizing an Innovative Pontic Design and Periodontal Plastic Surgery
This video addresses how to reestablish or maintain papilla height and the facial gingival tissue between a single or multiple missing teeth adjacent to a natural tooth or an implant by using an innovative pontic design termed the E-pontic. The anatomical shape of the E-pontic will predictably support and maintain the facial gingival margin and interdental papillae over an acceptable alveolar ridge. The E-pontic design fulfills the prerequisites for maintaining a healthy periodontium and its ability to achieve a predictable long-term esthetic and functional result. The emergence profile of this pontic design that is similar to that of a natural tooth ensures that no palatal gap forms which could potentially cause phonetic problems. Trapping of food particles does not occur because of its unique adaptive design to the pontic recipient site.

Presented By:: Robert P. Korman, DDS, MAGD
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Management of Maxillary Sinus Membrane Perforation Premium Member Content

Management of Maxillary Sinus Membrane Perforation
In this presentation Dr Moghaddas will discuss the etiologies for maxillary sinus membrane perforation and the ways to prevent it. Also during a LIVE surgical video he will demonstrate how to manage a large sinus perforation simultaneous with implant placement .

Presented By:: Omid Moghaddas, DMD, MSD
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Prevention and Management of Peri-implant Soft Tissue Complications Premium Member Content

Prevention and Management of Peri-implant Soft Tissue Complications
A variety of soft tissue procedures have been employed for treatment of soft tissue and ridge defects around implant sites. Some of the limitations of current techniques include scar formation at recipient sites due to surface incisions, relapse of recession due to muscle pull during healing, wound dehiscence and graft exposure. This presentation will discuss the myriad flap and incision designs, tunnel techniques as well as grafting options and suturing.

Presented By:: Homa Zadeh, DDS, PhD
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Interdisciplinary Dynamics of Complex Therapy: An Integrated Approach to Treatment Planning Premium Member Content

Interdisciplinary Dynamics of Complex Therapy: An Integrated Approach to Treatment Planning
This presentation challenges and guides clinicians to ask, and answer, fundamental questions that are required for designing successful treatment plans when facing complex cases. 1) What do I know (DIAGNOSIS), 2) Where do I apply it (EFFICACY), and 3) When do I apply it (SEQUENCE OF THERAPY). A special emphasis in this presentation will be placed on communication between team members, including clinicians, staff and laboratory. Methods of communications, such as digital design and mock-ups are also highlighted as part of an integrated approach to Treatment planning.

Presented By:: Ricardo Mitrani, DDS, MSD
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Management of Periodontal Complications: Science vs. Hype Premium Member Content

Management of Periodontal Complications: Science vs. Hype
The dental implant therapy has evolved both in implant surface and design. The reason for the initial crestal bone loss has been proven and the risks of having a peri-implantitis have increased due to the early exposure of roughened surface. The prevalence of peri-implantitis is at a range of 28 to 56%. The role of dental professionals nowadays is to know how to interpret the signs of inflammation and establish the diagnosis of peri-implantitis, which is the most challenging, and be able to treat it properly since this is becoming a more needed therapy.

Presented By:: Edgard El Chaar, DDS, MS
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Minimally Invasive Oral Rehabilitation... No More Crowns Please Premium Member Content

Minimally Invasive Oral Rehabilitation... No More Crowns Please
Many patients are in need of oral rehabilitation but cannot afford it, and we see them suffer and deteriorate feeling helpless. The traditional full mouth rehabilitation, is often excessive (it is extremely rare when a patient really needs a full mouth), and because is expensive, it is rarely accepted. Additionally most commonly crowns are used for rehabilitation, specially on patient with parafunctions. In this eye opening presentation, Dr. Ruiz demonstrates how adhesive dentistry breaks many of the rules we have been taught, as well as the importance of proper occlusal management.

Presented By:: Jose-Luis Ruiz, DDS, FAGD
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Is There One or More Reasons to Optimize the PRF & PRP Protocols? Future Trends in Dentistry, Orthopedics and Facial Aesthetics Premium Member Content

Is There One or More Reasons to Optimize the PRF & PRP Protocols? Future Trends in Dentistry, Orthopedics and Facial Aesthetics
The “Advanced” PRF (A-PRF) and “Injectable” PRF (I-PRF) protocols were designed with this new concept. Indications are numerous in all medical fields where we need regeneration: bone, cartilage, skin etc... However, the use of growth factors is not a guarantee of long term stability, as they are active only at the beginning of the process. Numerous rules of tissue engineering have to be applied to maintain the regenerated bone through an adequate blood supply: this lecture is an enlightenment on the biological and mechanical conditions for long term stability of the bone: “grafted bone” or “bone around implants”.

Presented By:: Joseph Choukroun, MD
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Implant Overdentures: What You Need to Know Premium Member Content

Implant Overdentures: What You Need to Know
Implant Dentistry has evolved from the original concept of primarily treating the edentulous mandible with a retrievable fixed prosthesis. Today most dental implant cases involve partially edentulous situations treated with fixed prosthetic solutions. However the fully edentulous mandible and maxilla still comprise an important subset of our patients, and techniques for utilizing fixed and removable full arch prostheses have evolved to restore both arches. The relative pros and cons when comparing the fixed vs removable prosthetic treatment can be very significant. This presentation will rationalize the treatment options available and demonstrate the advantages of the unsplinted full maxillary arch overdenture design.

Presented By:: Murray Arlin, DDS, dip. Perio., FRCD
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A Complete 3D Strategy to Esthetic Cross Arch Restorations: Guide Surgery & Soft Tissue Interface Management with CAD-CAM Restorations Premium Member Content

A Complete 3D Strategy to Esthetic Cross Arch Restorations: Guide Surgery & Soft Tissue Interface Management with CAD-CAM Restorations
I will highlight the benefits achievable through the use of guided planning, guided laboratory procedures and guided surgeries, while maintaining the fundamental principles of osseointegration. My ten years of scientifically proven experience and clinical follow-up in guided surgery and CAD/CAM biomimetic restorations will be shared with the audience to support clinical protocols as well as practical tips and tricks with case studies demonstrating each clinical scenario. New surgical and prosthetic improvements and novel proof-of-concept techniques to enhance the natural soft tissue integration will be presented. Viewers will also broaden their knowledge of hard and soft tissue surgical management through the guided surgery, discovering the latest implant designs and prosthetic interfaces designed to achieve an ideal soft tissue seal and bone level over time.

Presented By:: Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pozzi
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Regenerative Procedures for Implant Site Optimization: Establishing the Perio-Implant Interface Premium Member Content

Regenerative Procedures for Implant Site Optimization: Establishing the Perio-Implant Interface
Emerging concepts in implant dentistry have allowed bone preservation to become a reality, thus reducing the need for extensive augmentation procedures. Nevertheless, clinicians are still confronted with atrophic defects that require complex regenerative strategies for dental implant rehabilitation. This presentation will focus on some of the essential elements for a predictable regenerative protocol in implant site development. A discussion will include the use of defect topography as a guide in choosing a suitable augmentation technique. Several considerations that allow for tension free wound closure will be reviewed. Furthermore, an evidence based approach in graft material selection will be presented. Clinical cases will then be reviewed, to demonstrate how to integrate the presented principles into daily clinical practice.

Presented By:: Ehab Moussa, DDS
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Connective Tissue Graft Harvesting Techniques - Part 1 Premium Member Content

Connective Tissue Graft Harvesting Techniques - Part 1
In this presentation, Prof. Giovanni Zucchelli develops a critical comparison between the different CTG harvesting techniques, and shows the correct management of this kind of graft as well as its use in coronally advanced flap surgical technique for the treatment of gingival recessions.

Presented By:: Prof. Giovanni Zucchelli, DDS, PhD
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Challenges & Management of Peri-Implant Pink Esthetics in Anterior Implant Therapy Premium Member Content

Challenges & Management of Peri-Implant Pink Esthetics in Anterior Implant Therapy
This presentation will highlight different clinical scenarios in which the lack of hard and soft tissue volume may pose difficulties in achieving ideal peri-implant esthetics, in addition to available clinical strategies on how to manage and minimize hard and soft tissue deficiencies when dealing with implant therapy in the esthetic zone.

Presented By:: Sherif Yousri Said, BDS
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Minimally Invasive Transcrestal Sinus Augmentation(MITSA) Premium Member Content

Minimally Invasive Transcrestal Sinus Augmentation(MITSA)
In this video Dr Kher discusses a method of transitioning from the lateral window sinus elevation procedure to a less invasive transcrestal sinus elevation in cases with alveolar ridge height between 3-5mm. The technique is based on using an ossteotome mediated lift combined with a novel delivery system of injecting the calcium phosphosilicate putty graft material. Dr Kher presents a case series wherein lifts in excess of 10mm were consistently achieved using this technique. A study comparing the increase in alveolar ridge height with the novel transalveolar technique and the conventional lateral window lift is also a part of the presentation.

Presented By:: Udatta Kher, BDS, MDS
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Plastic-Esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery: A Microsurgical Approach - Part 1 Premium Member Content

Plastic-Esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery: A Microsurgical Approach - Part 1
This 2 part presentation is a comprehensive overview of the principles, indications, and clinical techniques of plastic-esthetic periodontal and implant microsurgery, focusing especially on minimal soft tissue trauma and maximally perfect wound closure. Microsurgery provides clinically relevant advantages over conventional macro-surgical concepts for regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal surgery, especially in the all-important esthetic zone. The microsurgical principles and procedures presented will described using high resolution multimedia. 

Presented By:: Markus B. Hürzeler, DMD, PhD
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"P.E.T." & Socket Shield - The Technique Beyond the Concept Premium Member Content

"P.E.T." & Socket Shield - The Technique Beyond the Concept
"P.E.T." & Socket Shield - The Technique Beyond the Concept

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD
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Restorative Material Selection in Modern Prosthetics Premium Member Content

Restorative Material Selection in Modern Prosthetics
The scope of restorative dentistry is changing at a rapid pace. Technological evolutions in optical scanning, 3D printing, milling and new age materials is in a revolution versus old world concepts. What to choose, why and then when makes the dental team and lab a critical part of the material selection team. What materials are the strongest, most durable and esthetic are key elements in this new world. This presentation will provide you an up to date review of the current materials available and the scientific literature to support specific guidelines as to the selection process. Zirconium, Lithium Disilicates, alumina etc. will be discussed as well as the correct cementation materials with these new products.

Presented By:: Markus B. Blatz, DMD, PhD
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The Rotated Palatal Pedicle Flap:  A Powerful Connective Tissue Grafting Technique Premium Member Content

The Rotated Palatal Pedicle Flap:  A Powerful Connective Tissue Grafting Technique
The rotated palatal pedicle flap was first described in 1999 and has become an essential tool in our box of tricks for implant and soft tissue and bone augmentation surgery. It is a vascularized pedicle graft that helps us achieve excellent soft tissue bulk, increased amounts of attached gingiva and awesome soft tissue contours.  It is also important in double flap closure for passive flap closure and many many more treatment options. This webinar will detail the exact techniques to allow you to carry out this excellent grafting procedure as well as many tips and tricks for simplifying and demystifying this technique.

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Immediate Implant Provisionalization: A Critical Aspect in Tissue Care and Esthetics-Part 2 Premium Member Content

Immediate Implant Provisionalization: A Critical Aspect in Tissue Care and Esthetics-Part 2
A step-by-step protocol will be presented in how to fabricate the proper screw-retained provisional restoration from the fabrication of the acrylic shell to managing and capturing the proper supportive subgingival contour.

Presented By:: Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
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Vestibuloplasty: Indications and Techniques Premium Member Content

Vestibuloplasty: Indications and Techniques
Vestibuloplasty: Indications and Techniques

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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Minimally Invasive Restorations through Maximum Visualization Premium Member Content

Minimally Invasive Restorations through Maximum Visualization
This presentation will highlight providing minimally invasive restorations for patients, aided through technology such as magnification, illumination, percussion diagnostics and current dental material choices. Of critical importance today is the realization that patients are living longer and want to retain their teeth for a lifetime. With these factors in mind, the preservations of tooth structure is even more critical today than in former generations. For restoration longevity of minimally invasive restorations there must be a commitment to precision aided by magnification, understanding the physical properties of materials, controlling and managing the occlusal forces, learning how to measure and monitor the mechanical stability of tooth and implant stability with new technology breakthroughs and preventive control instructions.

Presented By:: Cherilyn G. Sheets, DDS
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Tipping the Needle in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Tipping the Needle in Implant Dentistry
New materials, new implant designs, smarter surfaces, computer software and much more are helping us push the boundaries of what we thought “possible” in implant dentistry. Osseointegration is no longer in question. In this webinar Dr. Stanley will show you how 3D guided surgery improved the surgical time and outcome; how new regeneration materials like a- PRF and i-PRF are revolutionizing hound healing and soft tissue management; how immediate loading can be a simple procedure but most of all, how to use the best materials and technology to improve your surgical skills. By presenting some selected clinical cases, Dr. Stanley will show you what can be done with careful planning and execution in clinical implantology.

Presented By:: Miguel Stanley, DDS
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Tissue Responsible Dentistry - Part 1: Contemporary Concepts in Hard & Soft Tissue Management in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Tissue Responsible Dentistry - Part 1: Contemporary Concepts in Hard & Soft Tissue Management in Implant Dentistry
Implant dentistry in the esthetic zone is highly challenging. In recent years several studies, well defined approaches have been published on how to achieve pleasing outcomes. We must understand the biology of extraction sites and different treatment options for preserving or even reconstructing bony structures for predictable implant insertion. This clinical and evidence based presentation emphasizes the importance of proper 3-dimensional implant surgery and how soft tissue grafting can effect the final end result. There will be a special focus on immediate extraction site placements and surrounding tissue management as well.

Presented By:: Attila Bodrogi, DDS
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Complete Digital Integration: From Implant to Crown Premium Member Content

Complete Digital Integration: From Implant to Crown
In this video Dr. Luciano Retana explains the digital integrated treatment flow. Covering very basic topics like digital imaging and some terms that we should manage if we are related with this kind of treatments. He also explains step by step some digital protocols from the virtual planning of the implants to the delivery of the virtually design and machined restoration.

Presented By:: Luciano Retana, DDS
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Tooth Makeover to a True Smile Makeover Premium Member Content

Tooth Makeover to a True Smile Makeover
Dr. Warren Roberts strategically integrates facial rejuvenation with the cosmetic smile makeover using his 30+ years of dental expertise, making this a relevant issue for any dentist.

Presented By:: Warren Roberts, DMD
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Management of Narrow and Short Ridge Dimensions in Implant Dentistry: New Minimally Invasive Concepts Premium Member Content

Management of Narrow and Short Ridge Dimensions in Implant Dentistry: New Minimally Invasive Concepts
The management of narrow and short ridge dimensions has posed a great concern for most implantologists. Often large GBR or block augmentation procedures are suggested with high morbidity but this lecture presents more minimally invasive options to restore these ridge challenges. Ridge Expansion with motorized drills as well as the utilization of ultra-short and wider implants to avoid sinus and nerve proximity challenges will be discussed. The role of blood born bioactive modifiers, specifically PRGF (Plasma Rich in Growth Factors) to enhance wound healing will similarly be highlighted.

Presented By:: Eduardo Anitua, MD, DDS, PhD
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The Biomimetic Approach to Saving Teeth: Minimally Invasive Restorations and Periodontal Surgery Premium Member Content

The Biomimetic Approach to Saving Teeth: Minimally Invasive Restorations and Periodontal Surgery
Stress reduced composite restorations now play a significant role in minimally invasive restorative dentistry. When combined with micro-periodontal surgical grafting techniques to alter gingival levels these procedures save teeth and warrant further consideration in our daily treatment. Our ability to minimize tooth reduction during tooth preparation and still maintain a strength of material and of bonding on previously exposed root surfaces as well as endodontically treated teeth is the future of a truly biomimetic approach. This presentation highlights this biomimetic approach to treatment and showcases the clinicians ability to provide long term management of both function and esthetics. It should open our eyes to the potential of maintaining the dentition of our patients rather than crown or implant replacement.

Presented By:: Simone Deliperi, DDS
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3-D Smile Designing with a Functional Touch: The Dental GPS Way Premium Member Content

3-D Smile Designing with a Functional Touch: The Dental GPS Way
In this esthetic driven era, the responsibility of delivering something that is functionally and esthetically acceptable is of utmost importance. Today , we have something called Dental GPS which is a software that is available both in a clinician version and lab version. It is not only able to help us with the simulation of the proposed results in less than 5 minutes but also able to help us print the diagnostic M lines to help us mount the casts (using a digital facebow) for 2D wax ups and / or 3D virtual wax ups for 3D printed models. This presentation will highlight the usage, simplicity and precision of planning and execution using the 3D smile design software.

Presented By:: Sagar J. Abichandani, BDS, MDS
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The AGE Approach: A Combination Protocol for Hard and Soft Tissue Augmentation in Complex Cases Premium Member Content

The AGE Approach: A Combination Protocol for Hard and Soft Tissue Augmentation in Complex Cases
Although new restorative materials have improved predictability and outcomes, hard and soft tissue management plays a fundamental role when working in aesthetic areas. To achieve ideal results, preservation of the natural hard and soft tissue architecture is the primary clinical objective. This new proposed AGE protocol illustrates the importance of hard and soft tissue management when working in esthetic and highly compromised areas. This protocol and schematic approach was developed to help the surgical practitioner visualize and divide the problem into a predictable step-by-step workflow.

Presented By:: Giuseppe Cicero, DDS
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What Every Dentist Needs to Know About TM Disorders Premium Member Content

What Every Dentist Needs to Know About TM Disorders
Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are a group of musculoskeletal disorders of the masticatory system. These disorders are common and dentists are the primary care providers. Therefore every dentist should have a sound understanding of TMD so that the most appropriate care will be selected for the patient. This presentation will overview of the role of dentists in the diagnosis and management of TMD.

Presented By:: Jeffrey P. Okeson, DMD
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"The Root Membrane Technique” / Socket Shield: Long-Term Results Premium Member Content

"The Root Membrane Technique” / Socket Shield: Long-Term Results
"The Root Membrane Technique” / Socket Shield: Long-Term Results

Presented By:: Mitsias E. Miltiadis, DDS, MSc, PhD
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Flap Management and Site Preparation in Anterior Bone Augmentation - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Flap Management and Site Preparation in Anterior Bone Augmentation - Part 1 of 2
Dr. Howard Gluckman outlines his decision making on incision design and flap management in preparation for anterior osseous augmentation in conjunction with implant placement.

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Zero Bone Loss Protocol - Part I: Influence of Vertical Soft Tissue Thickness on Crestal Bone Stability Premium Member Content

Zero Bone Loss Protocol - Part I: Influence of Vertical Soft Tissue Thickness on Crestal Bone Stability
It is suggested that thin tissues might be thickened during implant placement, thus reducing bone resorption. The role of soft tissue thickness is well established in aesthetic treatment. It is known that thin soft tissues present an unfavorable situation for implant placement, crestal bone stability and subsequent prosthetic treatment.

Presented By:: Tomas Linkevicius, DDS, Dip Pros, PhD
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Bio-Surgery; Tips for More Biological and Prosthodontic Approach Premium Member Content

Bio-Surgery; Tips for More Biological and Prosthodontic Approach
In oral rehabilitation, obtaining a good aesthetic outcome is no longer enough for our patients. It is imperative that these good results do prevail in time. The best way to achieve this goal, is to correctly diagnose each individual clinical case, and to choose Biological tools and Biological treatment techniques, that respect our own physiology and Nature. Through this lecture, the authors try to share a few Surgical and Prosthodontic Bio-tips in Implant Dentistry, that in a simple and predictable way, can lead us to a great long lasting aesthetic results.

Presented By:: Bernardo de Mira Corrêa, DDS, DMD;Filipe Lopes, DDS, DMD
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Breaking the Bruxism Habit - Treatment Options & Solutions Premium Member Content

Breaking the Bruxism Habit - Treatment Options & Solutions
Bruxism and clenching have become an epidemic, with studies finding between 80-90% of the population effected. According to the Mayo Clinic, Bruxism is not just an abrasion problem, but a disease that more likely leads to snoring and apnea, and headaches and jaw disorders. The source of Bruxism is a mystery and may vary greatly from one patient to the next. Treatment also varies significantly. Today, through the help of scientific studies, diagnostic and patient education tools, treatments and appliances, Bruxism can be addressed, controlled, and even ended for many patients. Join Dr. John Kline, a practicing dentist of 40 years who has spent much of his career studying, teaching, and treating patients with TMD, TMJ, and Bruxism as he discusses the enigma and treatment of Bruxism.

Presented By:: John Kline, DDS
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Hard and Soft Tissue Augmentation: Optimizing Esthetic Results for the Restorative Dentist Premium Member Content

Hard and Soft Tissue Augmentation: Optimizing Esthetic Results for the Restorative Dentist
Contemporary patient expectations have made esthetics a major requisite of all treatment plans, especially in situations where there is a high smile line. Although new restorative materials have highly improved predictability and esthetic outcomes, soft and hard tissue management play a fundamental role when working in esthetic areas. To achieve ideal esthetics, preservation of the natural soft and hard tissue architecture is a primary clinical objective. These new proposed techniques illustrate the importance of pre-prosthetic soft and hard tissue management when working in highly esthetic compromised areas.

Presented By:: Giuseppe Cicero, DDS
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Soft Tissue Handling and Correcting Defects Around Implants in the Esthetic Zone Premium Member Content

Soft Tissue Handling and Correcting Defects Around Implants in the Esthetic Zone
Dealing with immediate extraction sites in the esthetic zone is often challenging when it comes to proper implant positioning and soft tissue handling and cosmetically restoring these implants to mimic nature. This case showing the steps from placement to soft tissue grafting to correcting defects around implants

Presented By:: Bassam F. Rabie, BDS
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Optimizing Surgical Implant & Augmentation Outcomes Through CBCT Technologies Premium Member Content

Optimizing Surgical Implant & Augmentation Outcomes Through CBCT Technologies
This presentation will focus on challenging bone deficiencies and how pretreatment and post grafting CBCT evaluations can optimize and evaluate the success of our surgical outcomes. Ideal case planning using CBCT data and 3D software will be shown for large horizontal/vertical bone defects, challenging immediate implant surgeries with provisionalization and grafting of buccal plate deficiencies around teeth.

Presented By:: Bradley S. McAllister, DDS, PhD
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Surgical & Prosthodontic Team Approach: Bone Reconstruction with Fibula Graft, Case Report Premium Member Content

Surgical & Prosthodontic Team Approach: Bone Reconstruction with Fibula Graft, Case Report
Patients with benign tumors can and should be reconstructed immediately after removal of the tumor, if possible. In this brief presentation, Dr. Doñas shows a case where the surgical and prosthodontic team work together from the start and how it can impact the overall outcome for the patient and how certain prosthetic treatment modalities & issues can be including as a part of the surgical plan.

Presented By:: Patricio Doñas Nuñez, DDS, MS
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Oral Cancer Screening and Identification Premium Member Content

Oral Cancer Screening and Identification
This lecture describes current oral cancer screening techniques and adjunct diagnostic techniques. It is intended to help clinicians incorporate oral cancer screening into their practice.

Presented By:: Wendy AuClair-Clark, DDS, MS
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Preventing Subgingival Margins by Implementing Supra-gingival Dentistry Protocol Premium Member Content

Preventing Subgingival Margins by Implementing Supra-gingival Dentistry Protocol
Restorative margins ending subgingival are considered “normal” and out of the control of the restorative dentist, but in reality subgingival margins are mostly avoidable and preventable! We have the technique and materials to be able to consider all of the above part of the history of dentistry.

Presented By:: Jose-Luis Ruiz, DDS, FAGD
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Lingual Frenectomy with Solea Laser

Lingual Frenectomy with Solea Laser
In this very brief video, Dr. Jason Tubo shows the simplicity, ease and pain-free process of doing a lingual frenectomy on an adult patient.

Presented By:: Jason R. Tubo, DMD, FAGD, FADIA
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Horizontal Ridge Augmentation with Ti Mesh and Simultaneous Implant Placement - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Horizontal Ridge Augmentation with Ti Mesh and Simultaneous Implant Placement - Part 1 of 2
In this surgical video, Dr Moghaddas will demonstrate an implant placement in a ridge with large concavity at the buccal aspect and reconstruction of the deficient area with freeze dried bone allograft, Neobiotech Ti-membrane, and thickening the soft tissue with dermal graft.

Presented By:: Omid Moghaddas, DMD, MSD
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Novel Surgical BioSealing & Original BioProfiling Techniques - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Novel Surgical BioSealing & Original BioProfiling Techniques - Part 1 of 2
Biphosphonates Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw is one of the tragedies affecting our patients each time more often representing a new challenge in what we like to call human dentistry. This severe and unpredictable outcome can evolve from something as simple as a tooth extraction or simply an implant placement. In this presentation the authors display one of the first BRONJ cases in the world treated with the surgical biosealing technique using the PRGF ENDORET graft. Understanding the BIOlogy behind the healing process has been as much surprising as useful in trying to alleviate our patients pain and improve their quality of life. This video presents a novel technique to the post-extraction site based upon taking care of the overall tissue support from the bone level and we will discuss treatment planning, options and limitations with this technique/protocol.

Presented By:: Filipe Lopes, DDS, DMD;Bernardo de Mira Corrêa, DDS, DMD
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The Socket Shield Technique - Have the Rules of the Game Changed in Aesthetic Zone Implant Therapy? Premium Member Content

The Socket Shield Technique - Have the Rules of the Game Changed in Aesthetic Zone Implant Therapy?
Implant therapy is in the age of being increasingly aesthetically driven, not merely restorative. With the increasing popularity of immediate implants, particularly with anterior tooth extraction, the relevance of socket changes following extraction has come to the fore. Contrary to what was originally believed, the installation of an immediate implant does not arrest bone loss, and immediate implants in the aesthetic zone are prone to recession of bone and soft tissue as a result of bundle bone resorption which is obligatory with tooth extraction.

Presented By:: T.V. Narayan, DDS
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Soft Tissue Conversion For Increased Predictability of Bone Graft in Large Ridge Defects Premium Member Content

Soft Tissue Conversion For Increased Predictability of Bone Graft in Large Ridge Defects
In this video, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi presents a technique for conversion of thin tissue biotype to thick tissue biotype improving the quality and quantity of soft tissue necessary for predictable bone augmentation of large ridge defects. Improved soft tissue thickness will decrease risk of tissue dehiscence and provide a better quality of tissue for flap repositioning and suturing.

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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The Potential of Lasers in Advanced Periodontal and Implant Therapy Premium Member Content

The Potential of Lasers in Advanced Periodontal and Implant Therapy
Periodontal Disease continues to be the single most significant issue in dentistry. It effects the teeth, Implants and overall systemic health of our patients. This presentation describes the utilization of a specific laser energy in the treatment of periodontal bone loss around teeth and implants. The comparison of conventional techniques to laser therapy will also be discussed.

Presented By:: I. Stephen Brown, DDS, FACD
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CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment Premium Member Content

CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment
Radiographic imaging is essential in the diagnosis, treatment planning and follow-up in endodontics. The interpretation of an image can be confounded by a number of factors, including the regional anatomy as well as superimposition of both the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. As a result of superimposition, periapical radiographs reveal only limited aspects, a 2-dimensional view, of the true three dimensional anatomy. Additionally, there is often geometric distortion of the anatomical structures being imaged with conventional radiographic methods. These problems can be overcome by utilizing small or limited volume cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging techniques which produce accurate 3-dimensional images of the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. This presentation will highlight the indications, advantages and considerations of the use of CBCT in endodontics.

Presented By:: Frederic Barnett, DMD
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Prevention and Treatment of Post-Operative Infections After Sinus Elevation Surgery Premium Member Content

Prevention and Treatment of Post-Operative Infections After Sinus Elevation Surgery
Prevention and Treatment of Post-Operative Infections After Sinus Elevation Surgery

Presented By:: Tiziano Testori, MD, DDS, FICD
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Revisiting the Papilla in 2016 - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Revisiting the Papilla in 2016 - Part 2 of 2
In dental esthetics the regeneration of a compromised papilla , remains the most complex aspect of any reconstructive endeavor. The original 5mm Rule was found to exist only for a papilla bordered by 2 teeth and was expanded into a classification of 6 Types dependent on alternative adjacent support.e. implants or pontics.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD
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Selecting the Right Composite for the Anterior Segment Premium Member Content

Selecting the Right Composite for the Anterior Segment
In this presentation, Dr. Fahl will introduce the necessary concepts for the general practitioner to implement direct composite restorations in the anterior segment. A systematic approach for solving day-to-day challenges will be introduced based on the physical and color properties of current restorative systems. The selection of appropriate materials for distinct areas of the anterior dentition will be discussed and presented within the realm of its clinical significance. Dr. Fahl will include tips and tricks for achieving seamless, long-lasting artistic composite restorations.

Presented By:: Newton Fahl, DDS, MS
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Osseodensification: A Paradigm Shift in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Osseodensification: A Paradigm Shift in Implant Dentistry
This course aims to present Osseodensification techniques designed to maximize implant primary stability, implant insertion torque, and early loading of dental implants. Atraumatic Osseodensification techniques may also be used for alveolar ridge expansion, hydraulic maxillary sinus floor elevation with autografting.

Presented By:: Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS
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Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Treatment of Implant Complications and the Deficient Ridge Premium Member Content

Minimally Invasive Techniques in the Treatment of Implant Complications and the Deficient Ridge
With more implants being placed then ever before the issues related to peri-implantitis, bone and tissue recession and failure of implants is being a dominant area of concern. This presentation will highlight some minimally invasive approaches to manage these complications as well as the expanding role of bioactive materials and techniques to enhance deficient ridges through expansion and short implants.

Presented By:: Eduardo Anitua, MD, DDS, PhD
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Single Incision Technique to Harvest Free and Vascularised Subepithelial Connective Tissue Graft From The Palate Premium Member Content

Single Incision Technique to Harvest Free and Vascularised Subepithelial Connective Tissue Graft From The Palate
In this short lecture a harvesting of free and pediculated connective tissue graft from the palate in one incision technique is presented. One incision technique as described by Huerzeler and Allen is a minimal invasive technique that results in wound healing by primary intention and therefore causes minimal postoperative discomfort. Through pictures and animations this technique is shown step by step. This presentation also deals with a wound healing and possible complications.

Presented By:: Snježana Pohl, MD, DMD
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Preparation-less Veneer Technique: Esthetic Rehabilitation for Anterior Teeth Premium Member Content

Preparation-less Veneer Technique: Esthetic Rehabilitation for Anterior Teeth
In this case, the sequences of using preperation-less veneer and direct bonding technique not only preserving the tooth substance as much as possible but also maintaining the aesthetic result are expounded.

Presented By:: Yoshihiro Kida, DDS, PhD
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Bone Graft Solutions in the Treatment of a Defective & Deficient Ridges; Advantages of Combined Therapy Premium Member Content

Bone Graft Solutions in the Treatment of a Defective & Deficient Ridges; Advantages of Combined Therapy
More patients are treated with implants than ever before. Unfortunately, many have insufficient bone available to support an implant prosthesis. This presentation describes the utilization of several different augmentation approaches for the severely resorbed ridge and dentally handicapped fully endentulous patient. Current concepts related to autogenous bone harvest, 3D bone augmentation combined with blood born bioactive modifiers and digital planning are defined. Video and high resolution images are utilized to further describe these approaches.

Presented By:: Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD
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Prevention and Management of Separated Instruments Premium Member Content

Prevention and Management of Separated Instruments
Broken, separated, or “disarticulated” instruments can occur during the day-to-day practice of endodontics. No dentist should have a particular tolerance for broken instruments; however, it is important to know how to prevent and treat these incidents and how to explain the situation to the patient. Guidelines for prevention and management of intracanal separated instruments including Microsonic and Bypassing techniques have been explained in details here with different technical tips to help the dentist to increase the chance of saving tooth in the event of the breakage.

Presented By:: Moh'd Hammo, BDS, DESE
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Smile Transformations Through Composite Restorations Premium Member Content

Smile Transformations Through Composite Restorations
In today’s esthetic conscious society, to obtain ideal results, the dentist must have a thorough understanding of the patient’s desires, economic concerns, and esthetic expectations.

Presented By:: Abdi Sameni, DDS
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Minimally Invasive Tooth Replacement Strategies in the Esthetic Zone: The Evolution of New Age Concepts  Premium Member Content

Minimally Invasive Tooth Replacement Strategies in the Esthetic Zone: The Evolution of New Age Concepts
Modern Tooth Replacement Strategies are more concerned about esthetics than ever before especially in light of recent research that clearly defines the risk of resorption, ridge constriction, tissue recession and color changes that often occur following extraction and implant replacement. This presentation will describe the Dual Zone concepts recently published to address these issues as well partial extraction therapies which may play an expanding and more critical role in the future.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD;Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
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The Single Anterior Crown and Minimalistic Veneers Premium Member Content

The Single Anterior Crown and Minimalistic Veneers
Still in 2013 the single anterior tooth and minimal and no-preparation veneers remain a challenge for both dentist and ceramist. There are many clinical and laboratory variables that need to be planned and dealt with to be successful esthetically, biologically and mechanically. This presentation will cover the clinical and laboratory techniques for the single anterior restoration and minimalistic veneering of anterior natural teeth (called the “Mini”).

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Novel Implant Planning Protocol Utilizing the 3A-2B Rule to Enhanced Predictability Premium Member Content

Novel Implant Planning Protocol Utilizing the 3A-2B Rule to Enhanced Predictability
This presentation describes some basic biological aspects that can be used as a rule in any treatment planning, simple or complex, to determine the viability and the ideal type of restoration in order to obtain a high aesthetic outcome. A novel Radiographic Biological Ruler will be presented and used in different type of cases to explain the concept of 3A-2B.

Presented By:: Fernando Rojas Vizcaya, DDS, MS
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A Full Mouth Rehabilitation in Four Major Visits Premium Member Content

A Full Mouth Rehabilitation in Four Major Visits
Modern technology can dramatically cut the time and number of visits for a complex implant case while greatly improving the precision of the final result. The great advantage of the processes shown in this presentation is that the clinician retains full control of precision implant placement, emergence profile development and the construction and aesthetics of the final rehabilitation.

Presented By:: Peter Hunt, BDS, MSc, LDRCS Eng
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Single Dark Teeth Bleaching, Externally and Internally Premium Member Content

Single Dark Teeth Bleaching, Externally and Internally
Single dark teeth have some new bleaching options and materials, and the treatment options vary whether vital or non-vital. Restorative indications for anterior endodontically-treated teeth have changed, prompting a new interest in bleaching, with new techniques needed for maximum esthetics. Esthetic evaluations, bonding insights, and special tray fabrication designs will be explained, as well as when combination techniques are best utilized.

Presented By:: Van B. Haywood, DMD
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Peri-implantitis: Management and Preventative Strategies Premium Member Content

Peri-implantitis: Management and Preventative Strategies
This presentation reviews the definition, diagnosis and some current treatment modalities of peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis today. We will discuss protocols that should be implemented into your office to help establish an early diagnosis of the hard and soft tissue as well as treatment options, preventative strategies, risk management and maintenance to limit future errors.

Presented By:: Anastasia Cholakis, BA, DMD, Dip. Perio
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Diagnosis and Management of a Maxillary Periapical Cyst Premium Member Content

Diagnosis and Management of a Maxillary Periapical Cyst
In this video, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi discusses diagnosis and treatment for a large maxillary periapical cyst. He presents the use of CBCT for accurate diagnostics, flap design, cyst enucleation technique, and bone grafting.

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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Brilliant Implant Esthetics - Innovative Soft-Tissue Shaping and Prosthetic Socket Preservation Premium Member Content

Brilliant Implant Esthetics - Innovative Soft-Tissue Shaping and Prosthetic Socket Preservation
A great challenge in implantology today is a predictable, long lasting pink esthetic result. However, constant removing and replacement of multiple prosthetic components has been proven to initiate vertical soft tissue loss.

Presented By:: Paul Weigl, DDS
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Revisiting the Papilla in 2015 - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Revisiting the Papilla in 2015 - Part 1 of 2
In dental esthetics the regeneration of a compromised papilla , remains the most complex aspect of any reconstructive endeavor. The original 5mm Rule was found to exist only for a papilla bordered by 2 teeth and was expanded into a classification of 6 Types dependent on alternative adjacent support.e. implants or pontics.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD
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"XP Treatment Planning Challenge - Phase I" - Parameters for Integration of Aesthetics and Function in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

"XP Treatment Planning Challenge - Phase I" - Parameters for Integration of Aesthetics and Function in Implant Dentistry
This Case report presentation will be in 2 Parts. Part 1 will feature the diagnostic cascade and ask you to consider different treatment approaches to the case. Please place your comments and treatment suggestions in the comment section. Part 2 next week will showcase the actual treatment performed.

Presented By:: Sergio Rubinstein, DDS
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Merging Orthodontics & Esthetic Dentistry for the Anterior Zone. A Complete Clinical & Laboratory Perspective Premium Member Content

Merging Orthodontics & Esthetic Dentistry for the Anterior Zone. A Complete Clinical & Laboratory Perspective
Anterior zone represents a clinical challenge in dentofacial esthetics. This presentation is unique since we will illustrate multidisciplinary treatment for the anterior zone from A to Z. Through the perspective of a Master Dental Ceramist & Restorative Dentist combined with the input of the Orthodontist we will illustrate with clinical cases the management of anterior esthetic challenges.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS;Anabell E Bologna, DDS
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Immediate Placement, Immediate Provisionalization & Gap Management Premium Member Content

Immediate Placement, Immediate Provisionalization & Gap Management
this presentation is a demonstration of an immediate socket implant in esthetic zone.in this video Dr Moghaddas will discuss critical key points such as method of extraction,importance of tissue thickness and flap management,gap management and provisionalization for achieving maximum esthetic results.

Presented By:: Omid Moghaddas, DMD, MSD
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"XP Treatment Planning Challenge - Phase II" - Parameters for Integration of Aesthetics and Function in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

"XP Treatment Planning Challenge - Phase II" - Parameters for Integration of Aesthetics and Function in Implant Dentistry
This is Part 2 of Case report. Part 1 featured the diagnostic cascade and ask you to consider different treatment approaches to the case.. This Second Part showcases the actual treatment performed. Please place your comments and treatment suggestions in the comment section.

Presented By:: Sergio Rubinstein, DDS
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The Use of SonicWeld Ultrasonically Fabricated Barriers for Enhanced Outcomes in Guided Bone Regeneration Premium Member Content

The Use of SonicWeld Ultrasonically Fabricated Barriers for Enhanced Outcomes in Guided Bone Regeneration
This video will outline the basic science, clinical techniques and outcomes of the SonicWeld technique.

Presented By:: Kevin George Murphy, DDS, MS
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Socket Shield Technique with Immediate Implant Placement & Provisional Premium Member Content

Socket Shield Technique with Immediate Implant Placement & Provisional
The collapse of the buccal bone and the subsequent recession following teeth extraction is effectively prevented with the socket shield technique. This short presentation goes through the techniques for socket shield preparation of a central incisor as well as the fabrication of an immediate chorused provisional utilizing the patients own crown. Creating a walk out as you walk in scenario. This presentation will show a number of tips and tricks to make this technique as simple as possible. It will also show long term stability of the soft tissue and ridge after 18 months. This technique is one that needs to be in everyones armamentarium. The benefits are unbelievable.

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Acellular Dermal Grafts in the Correction of Gingival Recession: Discovering the Possibilities Premium Member Content

Acellular Dermal Grafts in the Correction of Gingival Recession: Discovering the Possibilities
In this presentation, follow the evolution of root coverage surgery from autogenous grafts to the more contemporary alternatives of today.

Presented By:: David Wong, DDS
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The Role of Bioengineering and Growth Factors in Modern Regenerative Therapies Premium Member Content

The Role of Bioengineering and Growth Factors in Modern Regenerative Therapies
Periodontal Regeneration continues to be at the forefront of modern periodontal Therapies to both Save and Replace the ailing or failing dentition. This presentation reviews some of the concepts related to the past strategies used to save teeth as well as modern bioengineering strategies to replace deficient sites through bone augmentation and implant therapies.

Presented By:: Myron Nevins, DDS
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Piezo Hydro-Dynamic Intra Sinus Elevation Premium Member Content

Piezo Hydro-Dynamic Intra Sinus Elevation
Minimally invasive procedures became the trend of modern dentistry, that resulted in more precision and predictability, as well as more patient acceptance to surgical therapies.<Br><br> Sinus floor elevation is a widely needed procedure in implant surgery, with piezo Hydrodynamic technique the sinus lift surgery became much easier and more predictable, with less complications, and less post operative symptoms and more patients acceptance. <br><br> This presentation will show in details the surgical technique with a clinical study done on 74 patients with end results.

Presented By:: Imad Erfan Salloum, DDS
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Communication Protocols with Photography Premium Member Content

Communication Protocols with Photography
Digital photography is a very important subject in dentistry. It is hard to know where to start, especially when applying to dentistry. This lecture serves as an ad aid for the clinician and technician during the process of approaching the patient from treatment planning presentation to the process of integration digital photography into the color-matching procedure.

Presented By:: Johan Figueira, DDS
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Severe Atrophic Edentulous Maxilla – A Case Presentation - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Severe Atrophic Edentulous Maxilla – A Case Presentation - Part 2 of 2
Anterior maxillary alveolar bone deficiency, can prevent implant placement for fixed rehabilitation and jeopardize the esthetic outcome. Clinical case of severe atrophy of anterior maxilla, due to loss of implants, is described: A combination of sub-nasal procedure and intra-oral autologous onlay bone graft were used for ridge augmentation and dental implant placement in steps procedure, combined with Bio-Oss saturated in Platelets Rich Plasma (PRP) and covered with platelets-poor-plasma (PPP) as a "biological membrane".

Presented By:: Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD
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Severe Atrophic Anterior Maxilla: Advantages of Combined Therapy - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Severe Atrophic Anterior Maxilla: Advantages of Combined Therapy - Part 1 of 2
Anterior maxillary alveolar bone deficiency, can prevent implant placement for fixed rehabilitation and jeopardize the esthetic outcome. Clinical case of severe atrophy of anterior maxilla, due to loss of implants, is described: A combination of sub-nasal procedure and intra-oral autologous onlay bone graft were used for ridge augmentation and dental implant placement in steps procedure, combined with Bio-Oss saturated in Platelets Rich Plasma (PRP) and covered with platelets-poor-plasma (PPP) as a "biological membrane".

Presented By:: Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD
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The Milled PMMA Prototype: The Key, To A Successful Milled Zirconia Implant Bridge Premium Member Content

The Milled PMMA Prototype: The Key, To A Successful Milled Zirconia Implant Bridge
This presentation will demonstrate design and creation steps leading to a milled PMMA Prototype Bridge which is the key to the success of the final Milled Zirconia Implant Bridge. Full Arch Implant prosthesis vary from bars wrapped in acrylic to milled zirconia. All the types of prosthesis have a unique set of procedures to achieve the end result. With the advent of digital technology, and new high strength materials amazing results can be achieved. New challenges for the Restorative Dentist and Ceramist involve design of the smile, capturing an accurate replica of what is in the mouth, and creating a prosthesis that is functional and aesthetic with a goal to mimic nature in terms of the “Pink and the White”. Facial Aesthetics, Smile Design, Removable ,Fixed and Implant Prosthetics are all disciplines that require their respective skill sets to be merged to reach the final result.

Presented By:: John Heimke, DMD, MPH, FAGD
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Excessive Gingival Display Managed by Surgical Lip Reposition, Aesthetic Crown Lengthening and Veneers Premium Member Content

Excessive Gingival Display Managed by Surgical Lip Reposition, Aesthetic Crown Lengthening and Veneers
Excessive gingival display can be managed by a variety of treatment modalities, depending on the etiology. Mild and moderate gummy smiles can be successfully treated by periodontal plastic surgery, however for excessive gingival display as in cases of VME II or III with 5 to 8 mm or more of gingival exposure this procedure is not enough. Many patients decline the more invasive Le Fort osteotomy and opt for a less invasive surgical lip repositioning procedure. Currently Botox is used as alternative, but this is only a temporary treatment with very short effectiveness. That is why we suggest surgical lip repositioning as an effective procedure to reduce gingival display by positioning the upper lip in a more coronal location. The long-term stability of the results remains to be seen, but it holds promise as an alternative treatment to more invasive procedures.

Presented By:: Kenneth P. Valladares, DDS, CDT
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Successful Composite Resin Restorations - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Successful Composite Resin Restorations - Part 2 of 2
Amalgam has been a durable successful dental restorative material; however this material has recently come under question due to its mercury content and disposal. Composite resin materials range from flowable to highly filled condensable type viscosities. There are many factors that influence the success of posterior composite resin restorations. This presentation will identify the factors that limit success (size, patient type, caries risk, shrinkage, curing light) and the materials that can be successfully used to restore posterior teeth. Beginning with flowable materials and their clinical application the presentation will discuss the open sandwich technique, use of flowable posterior restorations, sectional matrices and fluoride, calcium and phosphate releasing materials.

Presented By:: John Burgess, DDS, MS
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Successful Composite Resin Restorations - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Successful Composite Resin Restorations - Part 1 of 2
Amalgam has been a durable successful dental restorative material; however this material has recently come under question due to its mercury content and disposal. Composite resin materials range from flowable to highly filled condensable type viscosities. There are many factors that influence the success of posterior composite resin restorations. This presentation will identify the factors that limit success (size, patient type, caries risk, shrinkage, curing light) and the materials that can be successfully used to restore posterior teeth. Beginning with flowable materials and their clinical application the presentation will discuss the open sandwich technique, use of flowable posterior restorations, sectional matrices and fluoride, calcium and phosphate releasing materials.

Presented By:: John Burgess, DDS, MS
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Surgical Protocols for Socket Type 2 in the Aesthetic Zone Premium Member Content

Surgical Protocols for Socket Type 2 in the Aesthetic Zone
The topic of this presentation is an implant surgical procedures for a socket type 2 (socket missing buccal bone) in an aesthetic area, with emphasis on modified IVAN* technique for socket preservation. IVAN* stands for inter-positional vascularised augmentation neogenesis. Author`s guidelines for selection of appropriate surgical protocols for sockets missing buccal bone wall, protocols that are proved to be most effective, are presented. Early implant placement with GBR, prosthetic socket preservation and socket augmentation with socket sealing are shortly presented as alternatives for some cases. From author modified IVAN technique is shown step by step.

Presented By:: Snježana Pohl, MD, DMD
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Restorative vs. Orthodontic Therapy; Alternative Management and Lab-Dentist Communication Premium Member Content

Restorative vs. Orthodontic Therapy; Alternative Management and Lab-Dentist Communication
Patients often refuse orthodontic realignment and correction due to the length of treatment required even if it may be the best or most conservative therapy. In same cases, patients will get anxious about having metal or even invisible ceramic braces in their mouth for even a short period of time. On other hand, cosmetic dentistry is able to satisfy the patients with the same needs by using porcelain-veneers as an alternative to orthodontics treatment. This presentation describes a patient who has rejected orthodontic therapy but continues to seek a improved cosmetic result. Porcelain veneers and crowns were an appropriate alternative in this case. Follow-ups of treatment display a successful cosmetic and functional result.

Presented By:: Giuseppe Romeo, MDT, CDT
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All-On-Four Implant Protocol- Fad or Phenomena Premium Member Content

All-On-Four Implant Protocol- Fad or Phenomena
The All-on-Four protocol uses fewer implants, generally four implants that are placed at mechanical inclinations to maximize support in the fabrication of fixed implant supported prosthetics in fully edentulous patients. The use of angled implant placement allows the clinician to avoid encroachment of anatomic structures such as the sinus, nasal floor or mandibular canal that may make vertical placement difficult or impossible without significant grafting of deficient sites. This webinar with Dr. George Duello and Dr. Maurice Salma will discuss the various treatment options available today for this patient segment and emphasize when and where the All-On-Four protocol can be successfully utilized to eliminate the need for costly augmentation procedures and months of healing time.

Presented By:: George V. Duello, DDS, MS
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i-Gen  Titanium Mesh in Ridge Augmentation Simultaneous with Implant Placement Premium Member Content

i-Gen Titanium Mesh in Ridge Augmentation Simultaneous with Implant Placement
IN THIS VIDEO Dr Moghaddas will demonstrate ridge augmentation utilizing new type of titanium mesh design(i-Gen) simultaneous with implant placement and also discuss about options that we may have for doing this type of procedures.

Presented By:: Omid Moghaddas, DMD, MSD
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Dentalxp Clinical Masters Week Hands-On Courses

Dentalxp Clinical Masters Week Hands-On Courses
Dr. Maurice Salama describes briefly the first ever Dentalxp Clinical Masters Week Program where 6 courses were performed in 7 days at the Dentalxp Teaching Center in Atlanta, GA to help provide global members the skills, tools and techniques to perform better and more predictable dentistry to their patients.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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The Cycle of Tooth Preservation Via Stress-Reduced Direct Composite Restorations Premium Member Content

The Cycle of Tooth Preservation Via Stress-Reduced Direct Composite Restorations
This lecture will provide clinicians with an overview of differing biomimetic protocols and techniques to predictably restore the anterior and posterior dentition using a minimally invasive approach. Increasing interest has been developed on “Life-like” restorations also known as biomimetic restorations. These are either porcelain or resin based restoration that can be performed on the anterior and posterior areas of the mouth. They may adopt both an indirect and a direct technique. The common characteristic is that they are low stressed and highly bonded restorations able to reproduce the functional and optical characteristic of the natural dentition.

Presented By:: Simone Deliperi, DDS
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The Role of Orthodontics in the Multidisciplinary Treatment of Complex Cases - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

The Role of Orthodontics in the Multidisciplinary Treatment of Complex Cases - Part 2 of 2
Orthodontics sets up the foundation for future prosthetics in cases with periodontal, surgical and restorative dentistry requirements. Adult orthodontics simplifies complex clinical situations. Making it easier for restorative dentist to achieve better esthetic & functional results. Orthognatic surgery combined with orthodontics corrects skeletal discrepancies in order to have the patient ready for prosthodontic replacement of multiple missing teeth.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS
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Immediate Load Despite Extreme Maxillary Bone Loss with Zygoma Implants Premium Member Content

Immediate Load Despite Extreme Maxillary Bone Loss with Zygoma Implants
Zygoma implants are an accepted alternative to bone augmentation in the posterior part of the Maxilla. The challenge of placing a Zygoma implant in a narrow Zygomatic bone, or even 2 implants in the same area, calls for a guided approach. The technique for making and using such a guide is shown in this concise lecture, along with a 4 zygomatic implant assembly operation.

Presented By:: Meir J. Aviram, DMD, MPA
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The 3D CBCT Dual Scan Protocols: Surgical Restorative Management in Modern Dentistry Premium Member Content

The 3D CBCT Dual Scan Protocols: Surgical Restorative Management in Modern Dentistry
The integration of new technology protocols for implant diagnosis, treatment planning and guided surgery techniques in the everyday workflow is one of the challenges in dentistry today. This lecture will focus on the decision making and digital workflow regarding computer guided implantology systems from image acquisition, virtual 3D planning, surgical guide fabrication and guided surgery techniques. It will outline tips and tricks in each step and how to increase the benefits of computer guided surgery through the recent technological advancements leading to optimizing clinical implant success in everyday practice. Utilizing the latest advancements in CBCT Dual Scan technology, this lecture will include comprehensive case presentations and detailed treatment planning sequences for predictable restorative driven implant dentistry.

Presented By:: Marcus F. Abboud, DDS
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Smile Design and The Bonded Functional Esthetic Prototype (BFEP) Premium Member Content

Smile Design and The Bonded Functional Esthetic Prototype (BFEP)
The lecture will cover some simple Photoshop techniques to enhance a smile digitally to present to the patient and motivate them to accept treatment.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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A Microsurgical Approach in the Esthetic Zone: Recession Coverage Utilizing a Modified Tunneling Technique Premium Member Content

A Microsurgical Approach in the Esthetic Zone: Recession Coverage Utilizing a Modified Tunneling Technique
This surgical video is intended to present a predictable technique for recession coverage. Using micro surgical instruments in a minimal invasive manner, we can avoid tissue damage and we can enhance the healing of the surrounding structures.

Presented By:: Mihnea Cafadaru, DDS
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Intra-Oral Scanning: Ideal Digital Workflow for Aesthetic Restorations Premium Member Content

Intra-Oral Scanning: Ideal Digital Workflow for Aesthetic Restorations
This lecture is designed for the clinician who desires to learn and use digital acquisition scanners. This lecture will provide insightful tips for the beginner and advanced digital clinician; covering aspects of preparation design, aesthetics and occlusion will be demonstrated. If you own a digital scanner or thought of purchasing one, this is the lecture that will show you the real utilization of this million dollar technology and increase your bottom line for your practice.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
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Fresh Frozen Allograft Bone plus Bone Marrow Aspiration as a NEW Alternative to Autogenous Bone Augmentation - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Fresh Frozen Allograft Bone plus Bone Marrow Aspiration as a NEW Alternative to Autogenous Bone Augmentation - Part 2 of 2
This lecture presentation will describe the behaviour and utilization of of fresh frozen allograft vs. autogenous bone in major bone augmentation cases. The advantages and disadvantages as well as the potential of adding bone marrow aspirate to fresh frozen bone will be further highlighted. In depth review of how to manage and use this new technique in clinical practice will be clearly explained.

Presented By:: Dr. Juan Alberto Fernandez Ruiz
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Implant Overdentures – Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Implant Overdentures – Part 1 of 2
We all know the problems associated with conventional complete dentures (especially mandibular denture) in terms of reduced denture bearing area post resorption thereby having compromised retention and stability.

Presented By:: Sagar J. Abichandani, BDS, MDS
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Peri-Implantitis: Diagnosis, Etiology and Treatment Premium Member Content

Peri-Implantitis: Diagnosis, Etiology and Treatment
The dental implant therapy has evolved both in implant surface and design. The reason for the initial crestal bone loss has been proven and the risks of having a peri-implantitis have increased due to the early exposure of roughened surface. The prevalence of peri-implantitis is at a range of 28 to 56%.

Presented By:: Edgard El Chaar, DDS, MS
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Developing White and Pink Esthetics through Reconstructive Surgery Premium Member Content

Developing White and Pink Esthetics through Reconstructive Surgery
This lecture/video presentation describes the comprehensive treatment of a case in which we needed to reconstruct the hard and the soft tissue after the extraction of a central incisor. The video demonstrates on of several possible surgical procedures for the reconstruction of tissue defects within the esthetic zone. Specifically, a non-resorbable membrane was utilized and combined with a modification of the pedicle connective tissue graft at the same time of the extraction.

Presented By:: Juan Arias Romero, DDS
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Organizing Dental Images Using Adobe Lightroom; A Step-by-Step Guide Premium Member Content

Organizing Dental Images Using Adobe Lightroom; A Step-by-Step Guide
This presentation will detail the steps required to set up a dental digital workflow using Adobe Lightroom software. Once setup the user will easily be able to organize, sort, find and share their dental images.

Presented By:: Steven H. Goldstein, DDS
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The Role of Orthodontics in the Multidisciplinary Treatment of Complex Cases - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

The Role of Orthodontics in the Multidisciplinary Treatment of Complex Cases - Part 1 of 2
Orthodontics sets up the foundation for future prosthetics in cases with periodontal, surgical and restorative dentistry requirements. Adult orthodontics simplifies complex clinical situations. Making it easier for restorative dentist to achieve better esthetic & functional results. Orthognatic surgery combined with orthodontics corrects skeletal discrepancies in order to have the patient ready for prosthodontic replacement of multiple missing teeth. Cases combined with implants to restore form & function will further illustrate the importance of multidisciplinary dentistry. Today´s practice requires a team approach that will be presented. In order to meet the patient´s demands for better esthetics and to obtain long term occlusal stability of our results.

Presented By:: Miguel Hirschhaut, DDS
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Lasers in Contemporary Implant and Restorative Dentistry: A Microscopic Perspective Premium Member Content

Lasers in Contemporary Implant and Restorative Dentistry: A Microscopic Perspective
In the lecture, we will discuss the role of lasers after the implant has been placed. We will demonstrate how it can be used to improve healing. It can be used during uncovery. It can be used in periimplant tissue removal, and even in the exciting world of periimplantitis. Clinical cases will be presented showing hard-tissue lasers being used for decortication as an alternative to traditional means. We will focus on why an electrosurge may be damaging to your implants, and may cause you more problems than benefits, and why a diode-laser may be your treatment of choice.

Presented By:: Glenn A. van As, BSc, DMD
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Fresh Frozen Allograft Bone Plus Bone Marrow Aspiration as a NEW Alternative to Autogenous Bone Augmentation - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Fresh Frozen Allograft Bone Plus Bone Marrow Aspiration as a NEW Alternative to Autogenous Bone Augmentation - Part 1 of 2
The lecture describes the behaviour of autogenous bone, how to handle it, its major indications and several challenging cases will be presented. In addition the peculiarities of Fresh Frozen Allograft Bone will be will thoroughly described, as the advantages of adding bone marrow aspiration.

Presented By:: Dr. Juan Alberto Fernandez Ruiz
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Maxillary Sinus Augmentation: Complications, Prevention and Future Premium Member Content

Maxillary Sinus Augmentation: Complications, Prevention and Future
Sinus augmentation using variable bone substitutes has been known as predictable method to reconstruct the pneumatized sinus cavity for several decades. However various complications such as bacterial and fungal infection, oroantral fistula and failure of bone regeneration have been reported after bone graft was done in the sinus.

Presented By:: Dong-Seok Sohn, DDS, PhD
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Digital Dentures: Revolutionizing Treatment for the Edentulous Patient Premium Member Content

Digital Dentures: Revolutionizing Treatment for the Edentulous Patient
While the number of edentulous patients is increasing every year, the access to care is decreasing. In order to streamline the complete denture process, more companies are incorporating CAD/CAM. This lecture will review how digital technology is changing complete dentures, and how it can be incorporated into clinical practice.

Presented By:: Wendy AuClair-Clark, DDS, MS
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The Digital Workflow in a Modern Clinical Practice Premium Member Content

The Digital Workflow in a Modern Clinical Practice
In prosthetic rehabilitations, we use for many years codified and widely described protocols in literature, with results that meet our expectations and well above those of our patients. It is true that the advent of new technologies has enabled us to use new material and new equipment that facilitate the production of an adaptation and an accuracy that has, up to now, been difficult to obtain. Today, intraoral mapping technology is one of the most exciting new areas in dentistry since three dimensional scanning of the mouth is required in a large number of procedures such as prosthodontics, implant dentistry and orthodontics.

Presented By:: Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS;Alessandro Agnini, DMD
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Efficiencies in Block Harvest and Fixation: Keys to Success Premium Member Content

Efficiencies in Block Harvest and Fixation: Keys to Success
Block grafts are indicated for the restoration of significant bone defects and site development for proper placement and support of dental implants. In this presentation, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi will discuss the three key stages for successful block grafts: opening, placement, and closure, with specific emphasis on graft harvest and fixation. Approaches for preparing the recipient and donor sites, along with adaptation and fixation techniques for predictable results will be presented. In addition, Dr. Kazemi will review flap design and closure techniques critical to graft survival and healing.

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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An Orthodontist's Guide to Prescribing Conventional 2D and 3D CBCT Radiographs Premium Member Content

An Orthodontist's Guide to Prescribing Conventional 2D and 3D CBCT Radiographs
Radiographic diagnosis is an important part of orthodontic treatment planning. 3D conebeam CT (CBCT) has advanced orthodontic care for many patients; however, it has not supplanted conventional two-dimensional radiographs which, when comparing equal levels of radiation, offer superior image quality. This Webinar explains when CBCT is indicated with/in place of 2D radiography and how to prescribe 2D and/or 3D x-ray on a patient-specific basis, thereby conforming to Federal guidelines mandating radiation levels 'as low as reasonably achievable' -- especially with regard to younger patients.

Presented By:: Robert L Waugh, DMD, MS
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7 Ways to Improve Patient Care with 3D Implant Dentistry and Guided Surgery Premium Member Content

7 Ways to Improve Patient Care with 3D Implant Dentistry and Guided Surgery
Whether you are learning something new, or comparing notes, I look forward to sharing with you in this new age of digital dentistry. Join me for a discussion on the world of digital patient care. I will give you the tools to navigate and speak confidently with patients and other providers about 3D implant dentistry and guided surgery.

Presented By:: Joshua Campbell, DDS
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Crown Lengthening in the Management of the Posterior Periodontal-Restorative Interface Premium Member Content

Crown Lengthening in the Management of the Posterior Periodontal-Restorative Interface
This video post outlines the sequential treatment of a reconstruction requiring posterior crown lengthening to optimize the esthetic periodontal-restorative interface.

Presented By:: Eiji Furuichi, DDS, PhD
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The Role of Digital Technology in Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry Premium Member Content

The Role of Digital Technology in Interdisciplinary Team Dentistry
In this lecture, Team Atlanta will outline the various critical elements and diagnostic tools, especially CBCT, required to properly design successful treatment in complex esthetic and implant therapy. In addition, surgical, prosthetic, 3-D and CAD/CAM therapeutic solutions to everyday clinical challenges and the efficient sequencing of their application will be highlighted as well.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD;David Garber, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD
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Immediate Dentoalveolar Restoration - Labial Contour Grafting at the Time of Immediate Placement Premium Member Content

Immediate Dentoalveolar Restoration - Labial Contour Grafting at the Time of Immediate Placement
Until recently, tooth replacement at compromised sites in the aesthetic zone, required long-term treatment with possible undesirable complications in the tissue architecture. The Immediate Dentoalveolar Restoration (IDR) is a technique established to broaden indications for immediate loading on individual teeth. In this way, tissue losses with varied extensions are reconstructed in the same surgical session of implant placement and provisional crown installation, reducing the number of interventions and keeping predictability on aesthetic aspects. The IDR, which advocates minimally invasive procedures, will be presented as a viable and reproducible alternative.

Presented By:: José Carlos Martins da Rosa, DDS, MS
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Critical Concepts in Implant and Gingival Surgery; Flap Designs, Suture Techniques and Soft Tissue Management Premium Member Content

Critical Concepts in Implant and Gingival Surgery; Flap Designs, Suture Techniques and Soft Tissue Management
This presentation by the Troeltzsch Brothers features the fundamentals of surgical procedures in the oral cavity. Highlighted are the basic concepts we all must integrate into our daily clinical practice. A discussion of the essential anatomic guidelines as they relate to flap design options and indications are emphasized. Furthermore, material selection, sutures and techniques of wound closures are clearly addressed. Critical solutions to common surgical complications are also described. This lecture is intended for surgical beginners as well as experienced clinicians who want to update their surgical knowledge. These fundamentals are also very popular in the hands-on courses given by the Troeltzsch brothers.

Presented By:: Markus Tröltzsch, MD, DMD;Matthias Tröltzsch, MD, DMD
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Timing of Occlusal Contacts - Get the Timing Right Everytime! Premium Member Content

Timing of Occlusal Contacts - Get the Timing Right Everytime!
This lecture will deal with occlusal schemes in various situations, timing of occlusal contacts, different challenges and troubleshooting encountered and simple tips to get the balance between function and esthetics.

Presented By:: Sagar J. Abichandani, BDS, MDS
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&quot;The Rise of the Machines&quot; Creating the Digital Dental Team: Man, Materials, and Machines Premium Member Content

"The Rise of the Machines" Creating the Digital Dental Team: Man, Materials, and Machines
The new millennium has brought many advances in dental ceramics. None more important than processing techniques using Cad-Cam technology. These technologies have allowed the use of high strength glass ceramics and solid sintered Zirconia based ceramics that could not be used with conventional techniques. Thus, today it is possible to generate any type of indirect dental restoration with a Cad-Cam device. To date, no system has the ability to layer machined substrates to maximize anterior esthetics, which provides an excellent opportunity to use or combine the best of the human world with the best of the machine world to develop world-class anterior esthetics. This presentation will cover, “THE CURRENT POSSIBILITES FOR THE BOUTIQUE DIGITAL DENTAL LAB and IN-OFFICE DIGITAL DENTAL TEAM”, and the clinical and laboratory steps in the process for different types of restorations, along with esthetic enhancements for the use of these ceramics.

Presented By:: Edward A. McLaren, DDS, MDC
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Sinus Grafting and TM Implants – Overcoming Challenges and Managing Complications Premium Member Content

Sinus Grafting and TM Implants – Overcoming Challenges and Managing Complications
This lecture will provide the latest information on the management of intraoperative and post-operative complications in sinus grafting. Management of the PSA, along with minimally invasive solutions to overcome poor bone quality and large pneumatized sinuses.

Presented By:: Monish Bhola, DDS, MSD
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Conservative Treatment Planning for Minimal Esthetic Tooth Deformities Premium Member Content

Conservative Treatment Planning for Minimal Esthetic Tooth Deformities
There is no single best treatment plan for patients who want a better looking smile. Even in a multidisciplinary and multiple restorative dental office there are multiple ways of accomplishing the goal. This presentation will cover some of the diagnostic and treatment parameters when patients present with not only fractured but other minimal deformities as well. The decision whether to bond, veneer, or crown for a young patient will be discussed.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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The Proof is in the Laboratory; A Maxillary Full Arch Implant Supported Zirconia Prettau Comparison Premium Member Content

The Proof is in the Laboratory; A Maxillary Full Arch Implant Supported Zirconia Prettau Comparison
The FP-3 “Implant Supported Hybrid" has proven to be an exceptional and highly specialized treatment option for patients with non restorable teeth or existing edentulism. The use of zirconia provides the ultimate outcome bringing with it a new standard of esthetics, function and, when done well, a long lasting prosthesis. This presentation will stress the importance of treatment planning, CAD CAM technology, and the all important need for the laboratory technician’s human touch. Surgical aspects, provisonalization during healing, and management of soft tissue are important components. The protocol for final fabrication of the FP-3 all zirconia prosthesis is detailed along with a description of this exciting new technology.

Presented By:: Pinhas Adar, MDT, CDT;Cheryl Pearson, DMD, AAACD, FAAID
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Can We Still SAVE Teeth? Modern Periodontal Surgical Concepts for the Natural Dentition Premium Member Content

Can We Still SAVE Teeth? Modern Periodontal Surgical Concepts for the Natural Dentition
Biologic shaping is an adjunct to conventional crown lengthening. Conventional crown lengthening uses the existing margins of an old restoration or the cementoenamel junction (CEJ) of a non-restored tooth to determine the amount of bone removal necessary to establish adequate space for the biologic width. Creating proper space for the biologic width ensures that a new margin will not impinge upon the periodontal complex and reduces the likelihood of future inflammation.

Presented By:: Daniel J Melker, DDS
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Clinical Procedures to Control Tissue Esthetics in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Clinical Procedures to Control Tissue Esthetics in Implant Dentistry
The demand for creating esthetic restorations has become a consistent theme in dental literature and in daily clinical practice. Surgical concepts that are emphasized as important to the esthetic outcome include resective procedures to change bone volume and levels, as well as additive procedures such as tissue grafting to alter the biotype and volume around teeth and implants. Predominately with implant treatment, today's surgical and restorative strategies play an important role in post-extractive tissue guidance, mandating precise surgical techniques, and emphasizing cooperation and coordination between the surgical and restorative team members. This webinar will explore some of the complications of treatment, underscoring the responsibility of the surgical and restorative teams to critically assess emerging treatment concepts, materials and techniques.

Presented By:: Sonia S. Leziy, DDS, Dipl Perio
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Managing Large Odontogenic Cysts; Decompression or Marsupialization Technique  Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Managing Large Odontogenic Cysts; Decompression or Marsupialization Technique Part 2 of 2
Decompression and marsupialization are techniques used to reduce size of large odontogenic jaw cysts, hence making its complete removal and bone regeneration simpler, safer, and more predictable. In this video, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi demonstrates a simple technique for decompression or marsupialization and provides a brief review of its application in management of odontogenic cysts

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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Advances in Bone Augmentation and Related Armamentarium Premium Member Content

Advances in Bone Augmentation and Related Armamentarium
Bone augmentation is one of the most important and most difficult steps in implantology. Also the standard techniques used are very sensitive, bound to a certain experience from a large number of surgeries and have a high learning curve. Despite these facts augmentation procedures are often the least planned part of the therapy and based on poor diagnostics. Due to a lack of standardized protocols these procedures are often performed by the surgeons favorite method instead of the most indicated one. It is astonishing , that for the implant placement most advanced techniques are used - cone beam, navigation templates etc. - whereas augmentation procedures are often based on a high percentage of improvisation.

Presented By:: Dr. Jan Kielhorn
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Improving Smiles Premium Member Content

Improving Smiles
Closing interdental spaces to improve smiles.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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Pure Dental Esthetics – From Titanium to Zirconia Premium Member Content

Pure Dental Esthetics – From Titanium to Zirconia
The replacement of a single tooth with dental implants, especially when the patient has a high smile line, has been an esthetic challenge in implant dentistry. Typically, it requires very careful stages to create the final restoration as natural as possible. When there is loss of soft tissues, carefully made dental-gingival prosthesis becomes an alternative of therapy. For all cases with high smile line, achieving perfection in color and texture of the restoration it's not an easy task. Currently there are some ways to achieve better aesthetic results, including digital scanning of colors. This presentation describes step-by-step the application of a protocol developed in our clinic. Several cases will be discussed. In addition, recent technologies such as zirconium implants are also be discussed.

Presented By:: Ricardo Gapski, CD, DDS, MSc
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Controversies Surrounding Delayed vs. Immediate Implant Placement: Is There No Middle Ground? Premium Member Content

Controversies Surrounding Delayed vs. Immediate Implant Placement: Is There No Middle Ground?
Delayed vs. Immediate Implant Placement: The two camps in this debate are both adamant that their technique is the best and that theirs will give the patients the best long term aesthetic result. Is the literature and available data definitive on this matter? Is the choice really clear for clinicians? This presentation looks critically at the literature and attempts to give clinicians a more flexible approach to immediate and delayed implant placement. Critical surgical guidelines and clinical pearls will be offered for both types of treatment as well as the management of some of the complications that may arise from immediate or delayed implant placement.

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Minimally Invasive Approaches in Tooth Preparation and Prosthetics: The Role of Magnification Premium Member Content

Minimally Invasive Approaches in Tooth Preparation and Prosthetics: The Role of Magnification
New technologies in adhesive, ceramic and digital dentistry are constantly shifting the restorative landscape. When it comes to utilizing these new technologies to develop excellence in restorative dentistry, optimizing the visual field is critical. This is true whether a clinician is looking at diagnostic analysis, tooth preparation, provisional fabrication, impression taking or evaluating the final restoration for cementation. This presentation will demonstrate the advantages of utilizing microscopes, both in macro and micro modes, for enhancing restorative dentistry as well as full-mouth rehabilitations. Optimizing the visual field is critical.

Presented By:: Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, DMD
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The Management of Soft Tissue Complications in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

The Management of Soft Tissue Complications in Implant Dentistry
A variety of soft tissue procedures have been employed for treatment of soft tissue and ridge defects around implant sites. Some of the limitations of current techniques include scar formation at recipient sites due to surface incisions, relapse of recession due to muscle pull during healing, wound dehiscence and graft exposure. This presentation will discuss the myriad flap and incision designs, tunnel techniques as well as grafting options and suturing.

Presented By:: Homa Zadeh, DDS, PhD
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The Ridge Split Technique in the Edentulous Maxilla: Technique and Management of Complications Premium Member Content

The Ridge Split Technique in the Edentulous Maxilla: Technique and Management of Complications
The Ridge Split Technique in the Edentulous Maxilla: Technique and Management of Complications

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Creative Ridge Expansion Solutions Utilizing Ultrasonic Technologies Premium Member Content

Creative Ridge Expansion Solutions Utilizing Ultrasonic Technologies
Management of the narrow ridge is a common challenge in modern prosthetically-driven implant dentistry. Treatment using a simple and highly predictable procedure for alveolar ridge expansion can be employed using new techniques and technologies which will be introduced on this presentation.

Presented By:: Isaac D Tawil, DDS
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Implants in the Esthetic Zone: Pitfalls &amp; Solutions Premium Member Content

Implants in the Esthetic Zone: Pitfalls & Solutions
Implants in the anterior jaws are predicated by aesthetic outcomes. This is largely dependent on the reasons for tooth loss, the hard and soft tissue conditions following tooth loss, the timing of implant placement etc. This presentation dwells on a few clinical examples of the pitfalls of anterior zone implant therapy and the strategies employed to overcome the same.

Presented By:: T.V. Narayan
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CBCT Planning and Guided Implant Surgery - Surgical and Restorative State-of-the-Art Premium Member Content

CBCT Planning and Guided Implant Surgery - Surgical and Restorative State-of-the-Art
Implant treatment is one of the most exciting areas of dental therapy. Within the last 30 years, we have been able to develop and discover new techniques, instruments, software and equipment that have made this therapy more secure and predictable, such as the CBCT and the guided surgery, today with the guided systems we are able to have our implants “in the right” place considering the bone, the prosthesis, the biomechanics and the esthetic…this lecture will show you step by step how to reach awesome results in complex full arch cases in a secure and simple way even with immediate extraction and immediate implant placement.

Presented By:: Alvaro Ordoñez, DDS
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What Tissue Changes Can We Expect with Anterior Implant Therapy? Premium Member Content

What Tissue Changes Can We Expect with Anterior Implant Therapy?
Minimizing soft tissue changes following anterior implant therapy is one of the holy grails in implant dentistry. Gingival recession will not only impact the patient’s esthetics, the difficulties in correcting such problem create further challenges to the clinicians. This presentation will focus on how much soft tissue changes can be expected following implant in the esthetic zone. Discussion will be made as to the etiology of gingival recession and what we can do to prevent it from happening.

Presented By:: Joseph Kan, DDS, MS
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Posterior Composite Restorations: A New Age in Esthetic Efficiency Premium Member Content

Posterior Composite Restorations: A New Age in Esthetic Efficiency
Placing posterior composite restorations is a routine component of restorative practice. Today we have many composite materials and techniques to choose from including bulk fill, sonic condensation and the old tried and true layering technique. We will discuss the pros and cons of these techniques and what we need to know about their effect on longevity and esthetics.

Presented By:: Lee Ann Brady, DMD
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Soft Tissue Management - The Pink Contribution to Achieving Esthetic and Long Lasting Smiles Premium Member Content

Soft Tissue Management - The Pink Contribution to Achieving Esthetic and Long Lasting Smiles
Today's patients expectations and demands, seek for high aesthetic an long-lasting treatments. For this reason, soft tissue management is often required to provide thick soft tissues around implants and natural teeth, therefore it must be carefully planned and integrated at the treatment plan. Being the palate our primary choice as soft tissue's donor area, in this lecture is also presented a simple and effective way to reduce patients morbidity after harvesting the palatal mucosa, the PRGF-ENDORET Graft.

Presented By:: Bernardo de Mira Corrêa, DDS, DMD;Filipe Lopes, DDS, DMD
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Sinus Floor Elevation: A Clinical, Radiographic and Histologic Overview Premium Member Content

Sinus Floor Elevation: A Clinical, Radiographic and Histologic Overview
Sinus Floor Elevation: A Clinical, Radiographic and Histologic Overview

Presented By:: Christian Makary, DDS, PhD
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Tilted Implants, Angled Abutments and Restorative Solutions for the Edentulous Arch Premium Member Content

Tilted Implants, Angled Abutments and Restorative Solutions for the Edentulous Arch
A goal of modern dentistry is to provide the edentulous patient with immediate function at the time of implant placement. Techniques such as using tilted implants and angled abutments to reduce the time, surgery and cost of these procedures are reported in the literature. This program will define the indications and treatment planning concepts for construction of an immediate provisional restoration following the placement of implants in the edentulous arch. There will be a focus on the use of tilted implants and angled abutments to decrease the need for bone augmentation procedures. The technique of converting an immediate or existing denture to a fixed provisional restoration will be discussed.

Presented By:: James A. Rivers, DMD, MHS
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Choosing Anterior Ceramics – The Concept of Restorative Volume - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Choosing Anterior Ceramics – The Concept of Restorative Volume - Part 2 of 2
The presented Concept of Restorative Volume is based on structural, optical and periodontal factors. Each of these factors will influence the short and long-term behavior of restorations in terms of esthetics, biology and function.

Presented By:: Jorge André Pinto Cardoso, DMD
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Minimally Invasive Transcrestal Sinus Elevation Procedure Premium Member Content

Minimally Invasive Transcrestal Sinus Elevation Procedure
The ossteotome mediated transcrestal sinus lift procedure has been used over the years for achieving lifts in situations where a minimum of 6-7mm of height of alveolar bone is present. An increase in alveolar bone height of approximately 2-3mm is expected using the traditional methods. The main challenges in the procedure are to achieve larger lifts without perforation of the sinus lining and deposit graft material in the desired location. Calcium phosphosilicate putty has been used effectively as a graft material for lateral window sinus elevation procedures. The following presentation deals with a modified ossteotome mediated technique of using CPS putty in a cartridge delivery form to achieve predictable sinus elevations of 8-10mm even in cases of extreme resorption of the alveolar ridge. It reduces the morbidity and makes the procedure more acceptable to patients compared to the lateral window approach.

Presented By:: Udatta Kher, BDS, MDS
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Partners in Synergy - The Webinar Event; Augmentation Strategies in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Partners in Synergy - The Webinar Event; Augmentation Strategies in Implant Dentistry
This course will highlight the current available regenerative techniques and protocols to maximize the esthetic results of tooth replacement therapy. Extraction site management, labial bone enhancement as well as current gingival augmentation techniques will be featured. These highly acclaimed clinicians and educators will team up to provide a glimpse of their upcoming LIVE Synergy VI conference June 11th - 14th, 2015 in Orlando, Florida.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD;Michael A Pikos, DDS
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Effective Restorative Dentistry Using CO2 Hard Tissue Laser Premium Member Content

Effective Restorative Dentistry Using CO2 Hard Tissue Laser
The CO2 9.3um hard tissue laser has made restorative dentistry more acceptable to patients mainly due to the lack of local anesthesia required for most all restorations. Procedures will be shown on both virgin teeth as well as replacement of previous restorations. What has been most impressive is how the cutting speed can be varied in both enamel and dentin. Also the efficiency as well as the simplicity of operation will be included. Finally, you will see patient responses after the procedures showing the effectiveness of the laser in anesthetizing the teeth being treated.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS;David M. Fantarella, DMD, PC
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The Roll Technique in Soft Tissue Augmentation with Implants Premium Member Content

The Roll Technique in Soft Tissue Augmentation with Implants
In this surgical video, a modified roll technique is utilized for labial augmentation of an anterior implant at the time of uncovering. Incision design, de-epithelialization, tunnel flap on labial and suturing is described. Post-op results are included.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Simultaneous and Integrated Surgical and Restorative Protocols in Immediate Anterior Implant Therapy Premium Member Content

Simultaneous and Integrated Surgical and Restorative Protocols in Immediate Anterior Implant Therapy
This presentation outlines in detail the biological, surgical and restorative processes that must be understood and integrated optimally in immediate anterior implant therapy in order to achieve efficient, predictable and esthetic outcomes. In addition, immediate loading of single and full arch cases as well as computer guided surgery will be elucidated upon.

Presented By:: Luciano Retana, DDS
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When to Extract or Place an Implant in the Compromised Periodontal Patient Premium Member Content

When to Extract or Place an Implant in the Compromised Periodontal Patient
The decision to treat or extract a tooth is one of the more complex decisions that a practitioner must make. It is a test of the team's knowledge and ability to reach the ultimate goal of an esthetic and functional restoration that will last for years to come. All this must be done with the patient's emotional and financial status taken into account. This session will focus on the latest aspects of what we should or should not do with periodontally compromised teeth and how best to treat this area with a multidisciplinary approach.

Presented By:: Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
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Choosing Anterior Ceramics – The Concept of Restorative Volume - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Choosing Anterior Ceramics – The Concept of Restorative Volume - Part 1 of 2
In this lecture the author presents reviews significant literature and integrates it with clinical experience to select relevant factors that could provide a logical and practical guideline for restorative decisions in anterior teeth.The presented Concept of Restorative Volume is based on structural, optical, and periodontal factors. Each of these factors will influence the short and long-term behavior of restorations in terms of esthetics, biology, and function.

Presented By:: Jorge André Pinto Cardoso, DMD
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Insights, Trends &amp; Controversies in Implant Dentistry - Part 1 of 4 Premium Member Content

Insights, Trends & Controversies in Implant Dentistry - Part 1 of 4
In this first of a 4 part series, Dr. Dennis Tarnow shares insights into new trends, developments and controversies in implant dentsitry. In this section, Dr. Tarnow discusses important topics related to implantitis, the gap, one-abutment/one-time, implant surfaces and design to name just a few.

Presented By:: Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
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Occlusion Simplified - Clinical Techniques for Restoring Anterior Guidance and Opening Vertical Dimension - Part 1 of 3 Premium Member Content

Occlusion Simplified - Clinical Techniques for Restoring Anterior Guidance and Opening Vertical Dimension - Part 1 of 3
In this video, learn a practical system for restoring worn teeth, rebuilding anterior guidance, and increasing vertical dimension.

Presented By:: Corky Willhite, DDS
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Thinking Outside the Box in Sinus Augmentation- From Conventional to Minimal Invasive Approach Premium Member Content

Thinking Outside the Box in Sinus Augmentation- From Conventional to Minimal Invasive Approach
The lecture will focus on the concept of "thinking outside the box" in sinus augmentation, showing unconventional minimal invasive surgical manipulations which allows the clinician to reach the ultimate goal- bringing the patient the function and esthetics with his teeth even in cases with minimal crestal bone height, using autologous growth factors and minimal invasive anthral membrane balloon elevation.

Presented By:: Ziv Mazor, DMD
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Esthetic Rehabilitation Using Porcelain Veneers - The MicroVision Approach Premium Member Content

Esthetic Rehabilitation Using Porcelain Veneers - The MicroVision Approach
Nowadays our patients impose high demands to final outcomes especially in esthetically important zones. It is well known that the best way to get perfect results is minimal-invasive approach. And we can give our patients guarantied treatment based on microdentistry. Perfection, predictability, control, safety are small parts of the list of our modern opportunities that allow us to be successful. It is also proved that the role of magnification in the era of precise and non-invasive dentistry is mandatory. This webinar is about micro porcelain veneers. It based on MicroVision philosophy from planning to realization of esthetic rehabilitation.

Presented By:: Maxim Belograd, DDS
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Esthetic Rehabilitation for Severe Worn Dentition - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Esthetic Rehabilitation for Severe Worn Dentition - Part 2 of 2
This presentation covers the importance of a differential diagnosis for the worn dentition. The speakers highlight in a step-by-step approach how to diagnose, treatment plan and sequence esthetic rehabilitation of patients with severe worn dentition. Including smile design, shell technique for fabrication of full arch provisional, all ceramic system selection based on functional needs, adhesive system selection, and bonding sequence, with a focus on occlusal management in order to minimize porcelain fractures and complications.

Presented By:: Gerard J. Chiche, DDS;Sergio R. Arias, DDS, MS
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Photo/Video Documentation in Dentistry: The MicroVision Approach Premium Member Content

Photo/Video Documentation in Dentistry: The MicroVision Approach
In this webinar I will speak about correct choice of equipment, settings and protocol of photo/video documentation in every day practice of a dentist. Also we will describe benefits of using microscope for documentation goals.

Presented By:: Nazariy Mykhaylyuk, DMD
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The Key Role of the Provisional Restoration as a Blueprint in Esthetic Tx Premium Member Content

The Key Role of the Provisional Restoration as a Blueprint in Esthetic Tx
Thru the direct Aesthetic Provisional Application technique, the provisional will serve as a preparation guide, aesthetic guide to both patient and lab as well as an occlusal guide. This gives the practitioner total control over the case, gives the patient a true visualization of what the permanent teeth will look like and gives the laboratory an accurate tooth position to be copied into final form. The d-APA is done with flowable compostite in the patient’s mouth thru a series of additions and reductions to the teeth to gain final position. Although challenging, the technique becomes very rewarding by placing artistry and control into the hands of the dentist.

Presented By:: Michael A. Apa, DDS, PC
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The Digital Revolution in Patient-Dentist-Lab Communication: The DSD Philosophy Premium Member Content

The Digital Revolution in Patient-Dentist-Lab Communication: The DSD Philosophy
The goal is to design a smile that fits the patients functional, esthetic and emotional needs buy improving the team communication and creating a real interdisciplinary treatment plan. Also increasing case acceptance is paramount by utilizing visual communication, balancing the patients expectation and increasing motivation. Modern techniques and materials can be useless if the final outcome doesn’t achieve the patient esthetic desires. Emphasis will be given to the utilization of digital tools to enhance and facilitate the Dentist/Technician interaction and communication with the patient. The protocol proposed will improve the diagnosis, communication and predictability of esthetic rehabilitations, from simple to complex cases, combining veneers, crowns and implants.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
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Revolutionary Dental Implant Material Technology: Trabecular Metal Premium Member Content

Revolutionary Dental Implant Material Technology: Trabecular Metal
To date, enhancement to implant surface technology has been evolutionary rather than revolutionary. Trabecular Metal has changed all that. This is because Trabecular Metal allows for true bone 'in-growth' rather than just on-growth. This webinar will highlight, in detail, this new implant surface technology, related literature, as well as its enhancing effect on current clinical implant protocols. In addition, techniques for immediate provisionalization of this implant will also be covered in an accompanying surgical video.

Presented By:: Richard Akin, DDS, MD
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Advanced Immediate Placement Strategies Including  Socket Shield (SS) Technique and its Complications Premium Member Content

Advanced Immediate Placement Strategies Including Socket Shield (SS) Technique and its Complications
Advanced Immediate Placement Strategies Including Socket Shield (SS) Technique and its Complications

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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What is the Role of Blood and its Proteins in Regenerative Therapy? Bioengineering and Technological Applications Premium Member Content

What is the Role of Blood and its Proteins in Regenerative Therapy? Bioengineering and Technological Applications
In the blood stream, we have plasmatic proteins and proteins that are released upon platelet activation. These proteins, at certain concentration, play an important function in orchestrating complex events that occur to achieve tissue regeneration like chemiotaxis, angiogenesis, cellular proliferation and differentiation. The optimized use of these bioactive clues would offer several advantages and applications in surgery.

Presented By:: Eduardo Anitua, MD, DDS, PhD
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Immediate and Early Loading Protocols in the Partially Edentulous Patient Premium Member Content

Immediate and Early Loading Protocols in the Partially Edentulous Patient
The ultimate goal of an immediate loading protocol is to reduce the number of surgical interventions and shorten the time frame between surgery and prosthetic delivery, all without sacrificing implant success rates. These new protocols will ultimately lessen patient’s reservations and result in increased acceptance of implant therapy.

Presented By:: Tiziano Testori, MD, DDS, FICD
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The Levin Group Practice Performance Matrix™ - The Scientific Method for Growing your Practice in the New Dental Economy Premium Member Content

The Levin Group Practice Performance Matrix™ - The Scientific Method for Growing your Practice in the New Dental Economy
Dr. Levin will share with attendees the Practice Performance Matrix™, an interactive diagnostic tool for evaluating the effectiveness of their management and marketing systems. By consistently monitoring performance in key areas, practices are immediately alerted to deficiencies and can make adjustments that will have the greatest impact on practice growth. To succeed in the new dental economy, dentists need the most effective business tools available for increasing efficiency, referrals and production.

Presented By:: Roger P. Levin, DDS
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Managing Technology for Best Outcomes and Productivity Premium Member Content

Managing Technology for Best Outcomes and Productivity
Digital technology provides tools to improve planning, clinical execution, prosthetic design, manufacturing, maintenance, and cost of care. Dental professionals need to understand the value of individual technologies as well as the benefit derived from linking them together. During this presentation, a business model and clinical cases will be used to illustrate how a number of digital technologies can impact outcomes and productivity.

Presented By:: Arnold Rosen, DDS, MBA
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A Review of Clinical Applications for Soft Tissue Allografts &amp; Autografts: Solutions for Teeth, Implants, and Dentures Premium Member Content

A Review of Clinical Applications for Soft Tissue Allografts & Autografts: Solutions for Teeth, Implants, and Dentures
The presentation focuses on the clinical applications for acellular dermal graft (ADG) materials. ADGs have been commonly presented and discussed to provide solutions for treating gingival recession. Compared to autogenous grafts, they have the advantage of minimizing pain, discomfort, and surgery time for patients by avoiding an intraoral donor site such as the palate.

Presented By:: David Wong, DDS
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Socket -Shielded Implant for Externally Resorbing Canine Premium Member Content

Socket -Shielded Implant for Externally Resorbing Canine
This 50yr.+ female showed external/internal resorption of tooth #11. Socket Shield technique was used saving the facial and interproximal of the tooth. Remainder of tooth was removed by vertically sectioning the tooth with surgical burs in 45 degree high-speed handpiece. Implant placed was a 4.6 x 15mm Tapered Plus Biohorizon implant. Mineross was mixed with saved bone and placed in gap areas. An Emax bonded Maryland bridge was then bonded to adjacent teeth for a temporary replacement. The implant, healing collar and graft were covered with PRF. Nine day post op is shown. This case will be closely followed and posted on XP.

Presented By:: Paul S Kozy, DDS
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Complete Dentures - A Dying Art? - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Complete Dentures - A Dying Art? - Part 2 of 2
This webinar is by the World’s leading authority on full denture prosthodontics as he shares his philosophy and step-by-step techniques for both complex and routine patient problems.

Presented By:: Walter "Jack" Turbyfill, DDS
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Maximizing Esthetics with Minimally Invasive Surgery Around Implants Premium Member Content

Maximizing Esthetics with Minimally Invasive Surgery Around Implants
Soft tissue deficiencies around implants impact esthetics and often lead to escalating problems. Early recognition and intervention with minimally invasive soft tissue surgery reduces the risk of undesirable sequellae associated with conventional surgical approaches around implants. The application of a minimally invasive soft tissue grafting method will be shown for treatment of soft tissue problems around implants and the indications for use of this technique will be outlined.

Presented By:: Edward P. Allen, DDS, PhD.
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CBCT Planning and Guided Implant Surgery - Surgical and Restorative State-of-the-Art Premium Member Content

CBCT Planning and Guided Implant Surgery - Surgical and Restorative State-of-the-Art
Implant treatment is one of the most exciting areas of dental therapy. Within the last 30 years, we have been able to develop and discover new techniques, instruments, software and equipment that have made this therapy more secure and predictable, such as the CBCT and the guided surgery, today with the guided systems we are able to have our implants “in the right” place considering the bone, the prosthesis, the biomechanics and the esthetic…this lecture will show you step by step how to reach awesome results in complex full arch cases in a secure and simple way even with immediate extraction and immediate implant placement.

Presented By:: Orlando Alvarez Del C., DDS, MS
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The 10 Year Evolution of Guided Surgery, What We Have Learned From our First Patients Premium Member Content

The 10 Year Evolution of Guided Surgery, What We Have Learned From our First Patients
The initial NobelGuide protocol was developed and completed in 2003 for the first series of treated North American edentulous patients. The 10-year clinical results from this initial patient group treated with implant placement and immediate loading via a fixed prosthesis, now provides insights into what have we learned from the evolution of guided implant treatments to ensure and improve surgical and prosthodontic treatment outcomes.

Presented By:: Christopher B. Marchack, DDS
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New Generation of Customized Titanium Membranes for Achieving Predictable Buccal Bone Regeneration Every Time Premium Member Content

New Generation of Customized Titanium Membranes for Achieving Predictable Buccal Bone Regeneration Every Time
Stable soft tissue can only be maintained over the long term if there is adequate buccal bone. Achieving this bone can be unpredictable at times. The grafted bone requires space maintenance along with graft stability in order to allow angiogenesis to reach all the bone that is being grafted as well as enough time for the bone conversion process to occur. This short video presents of an extremely simple technique using a titanium membrane that can be used with most implant types to create stable buccal bone. It also goes through the criteria for successful bone regeneration and how to implement them.

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Digital Workflow in Everyday Surgical and Restorative Implant Therapy Premium Member Content

Digital Workflow in Everyday Surgical and Restorative Implant Therapy
Integrating digital technology into the surgical and restorative workflow is an evolving protocol in clinical practice. This presentation will outline the most recent digital technologies available to clinicians and how they may be integrated efficiently into everyday practice. Limitations and gaps in the workflow will also be discussed.

Presented By:: Dr. Francisco Teixera Barbosa
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CBCT-Guided Implantology- Improving the Accuracy and Success of Tooth Replacement

CBCT-Guided Implantology- Improving the Accuracy and Success of Tooth Replacement
The integration of cone beam technology and 3D imaging has advanced the practice of digital dentistry. CT-guided implant planning combined with the use of a Computer Guided Surgery (CGS) implant placement kit leads to increased precision, accuracy and efficiency of implant placement. To realize the full advantages of CT guided surgery, it is important to have a thorough understanding of software and workflow, as well as the specific components of the Guided Surgery kit and their use. This session will demonstrate how the merging of implant planning software, CAD/CAM technology and CGS is enabling surgeons and restorative dentists to leverage the benefits of digital dentistry.

Presented By:: Jay B. Reznick, DMD, MD
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Esthetic Rehabilitation for Severe Worn Dentition

Esthetic Rehabilitation for Severe Worn Dentition
This presentation covers the importance of differential analysis of the worn dentition, treatment plan and treatment sequence of the esthetic rehabilitation in severely worn dentition patients. Speakers will also explain how to harmonize the smile design of anterior restorations with the functional occlusion of posterior restorations, including the relation of temporomandibular component and the anterior guidance design with all-ceramic restorations as the material of choice.

Presented By:: Gerard J. Chiche, DDS;Somkiat Aimplee, DDS, MSc, FACP
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Bone Management in Defective Sites: What Techniques Work Best TODAY? Premium Member Content

Bone Management in Defective Sites: What Techniques Work Best TODAY?
Bone Management in Defective Sites: What Techniques Work Best TODAY?

Presented By:: Craig M Misch, DDS, MDS
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Dimension of the Facial Bone Plate - Literature Review Series Premium Member Content

Dimension of the Facial Bone Plate - Literature Review Series
In this first of the series, Dr. Henry Salama will review a group of articles related to the dimensions of the facial bone plate. He will suggest what can be taken away from these articles as well as how they may influence clinical decisions in the treatment of extraction sites and immediate implant placement. Your participation in the form of comments, questions and suggestions are welcomed and will help invigorate what is hoped to be a type of online community study hall.

Presented By:: Henry Salama, DMD
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Implant Solutions for the Edentulous Patient: Using Digital Technology from Diagnosis to Delivery Premium Member Content

Implant Solutions for the Edentulous Patient: Using Digital Technology from Diagnosis to Delivery
This program will focus on new modalities for the treatment planning of edentulous patients. Advancements in technology such as CBCT, planning software, surgical guides and CAD/CAM allow dentists to develop in a virtual environment, restoratively driven, predictable outcomes for patients.

Presented By:: David A. Little, DDS
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Reconstruction of a Failed Implant Site Premium Member Content

Reconstruction of a Failed Implant Site
In this clinical video, Dr Moghaddas will demonstrate a large type 2 defect following an implant failure after 6 months of its placement utilizing a collagen and resorbable membrane.

Presented By:: Omid Moghaddas, DMD, MSD
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The Digital Dental System: Intra-Oral Scanning and Design Premium Member Content

The Digital Dental System: Intra-Oral Scanning and Design
This webinar is designed for the clinician who desires to learn and use digital acquisition scanners. This is the future of any dental practice and it all starts by sitting at the computer and designing your crowns and veneers. This course will help the beginner and advanced digital clinician. The aspects of preparation design, aesthetics and occlusion will be demonstrated. If you own a digital scanner or thought of purchasing one, this is the course that will show you the real utilization of this million dollar technology and increase your bottom line for your practice.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
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Tooth Proportions and Color Management in Modern Cosmetic Dentistry Premium Member Content

Tooth Proportions and Color Management in Modern Cosmetic Dentistry
Comprehensive treatment planning of the complex aesthetic restorative case involving teeth and implants can be challenging. The key to success is to understand and develop predictable strategies in patient care. This presentation will focus on diagnosis of dental and gingival architecture discrepancies. Solutions will focus on interdisciplinary treatment, including orthodontics, periodontics, and restorative dentistry. The latest research in these areas will be presented as well as innovative instrumentation to obtain these goals.

Presented By:: Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
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Modern Occlusal Concepts in Esthetic &amp; Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Modern Occlusal Concepts in Esthetic & Implant Dentistry
Occlusion is probably not one of the most popular topics in dental meetings and conferences nowadays especially if compared to implants and esthetics. Indeed it was considered in dentistry much more important just a few years ago than it is now. There is growing distance between the evolution of scientific research in the field, including available recent literature and several popular clinical approaches. It seems even difficult to have universal definitions related to this topic: the term “occlusion” itself is often associated with different adjectives to define it and many other terms are used with quite often differences in meaning, each of us gives a different meaning to the same terms, according to differences in treatment philosophies or in different specialties.

Presented By:: Carlo Poggio, DDS, MSD, PhD
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Managing Large Odontogenic Cysts; Decompression or Marsupialization Technique Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Managing Large Odontogenic Cysts; Decompression or Marsupialization Technique Part 1 of 2
Decompression and marsupialization are techniques used to reduce size of large odontogenic jaw cysts, hence making its complete removal and bone regeneration simpler, safer, and more predictable. In this video, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi demonstrates a simple technique for decompression or marsupialization and provides a brief review of its application in management of odontogenic cysts

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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Implant Esthetics: Current Science and Forward Thinking to Reduce Complications Premium Member Content

Implant Esthetics: Current Science and Forward Thinking to Reduce Complications
Success in implant dentistry should ideally evaluate the long‐term primary outcome of an implant‐prosthetic complex as a whole. During this lecture, clinical considerations for dental implants will be analyzed in the context of their application to esthetic implant rehabilitations.

Presented By:: German Gallucci, DMD, PhD, Dr. med. dent.
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Step-By-Step: Socket Shield Technique Premium Member Content

Step-By-Step: Socket Shield Technique
This presentation will discuss the following hot topics about this “new” technique. What is Socket Shield (SS)? Why do we do SS? Which are the biologic principles underneath SS? History of the SS Technical procedures: horizontal cut, vertical split, edge position, inside thinning of the SS.

Presented By:: Jorge Campos Aliaga, DDS, PhD
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Insights, Trends &amp; Controversies in Implant Dentistry - PART 4 OF 4 Premium Member Content

Insights, Trends & Controversies in Implant Dentistry - PART 4 OF 4
In this fourth of a 4 part series, Dr. Dennis Tarnow shares insights into new trends, developments and controversies in implant dentsitry. In this section, Dr. Tarnow discusses important topics related to implantitis, the gap, one-abutment/one-time, implant surfaces and design to name just a few.

Presented By:: Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
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Ridge Split Procedure with Simultaneous Implant Placement Premium Member Content

Ridge Split Procedure with Simultaneous Implant Placement
A ridge split procedure has been suggested in literature for increasing the bucco-lingual width of the alveolar ridge prior to implant placement. The procedure can be performed in one or two surgical appointments. It is usually combined with additional augmentation utilizing a bone substitute material and a collagen membrane. In this video Dr Kher demonstrates a ridge split procedure that has been facilitated using a piezo surgical device. Following that he places 2 implants for the proposed restoration of a missing maxillary canine and first bicuspid after preparing the ossteotomy site using expansion screws. Thereafter he uses a CPS putty to graft the gap between the implants to fill all voids and achieves a satisfactory tension free closure.

Presented By:: Udatta Kher, BDS, MDS
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Finding the Profit in Your Practice

Finding the Profit in Your Practice
This exciting webinar presentation is based on the first 9 rules from Dr. Roger Levin’s upcoming new book “100 Rules for Increasing Practice Production” which will be published early next year. The recent recession and slow growth have created new challenges for dental practices requiring new methods for growth. In this fast-paced presentation, Dr. Roger P. Levin will discuss the 9 strategies designed to increase production rapidly and reduce stress in the practice.

Presented By:: Roger P. Levin, DDS
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Laser Uncovery of Dental Implants Premium Member Content

Laser Uncovery of Dental Implants
Although many clinicians prefer to place all their implants in a one stage approach there are times when a healing abutment must be sacrificed for a cover screw and the implant buried for a two stage approach. In situations where primary stability is low, where bone grafting has occurred or where less than 2 mm of soft tissue is available then a safer approach may be to uncover the fixtures after a 3 month healing. Lasers have become a go to “soft tissue hand piece” for many clinicians when manipulating soft tissue around implants due to their minimal zone of necrosis, ability to provide ideal hemostasis and their safety of use around fixtures compared to traditional soft tissue methodologies like electrosurgical units, some of which can lead to catastrophic failures with implants. See how both diode lasers and erbium lasers can be used safely and efficiently to uncover and move tissue around implants during stage two surgeries

Presented By:: Glenn A. van As, BSc, DMD
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Conservative Treatment of Exposed Crown Margins Premium Member Content

Conservative Treatment of Exposed Crown Margins
Dr. Goldstein looks at a minimally invasive approach to the treatment of exposed crown margins.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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3D Immediate Transformation of The Fully Edentulous Patient Premium Member Content

3D Immediate Transformation of The Fully Edentulous Patient
Immediate loading of threaded dental implants with fixed restorations has been a documented treatment modality for more than 20 years. In that time, materials, surgical protocols, treatment methods and restorative options have evolved so that these procedures can be now be considered routine and predictable. The original protocols required an abundant number of implants in large volumes of dense bone, laborious provisional restorations and expensive precious metal based final prosthesis. Current methods permit treatment of patients with limited bone, streamlined provisionalization methods, and new materials and technology to provide predictable and efficient solutions. This presentation will provide an overview of some of the key principles required for successful immediate loading of fully edentulous patients. It will also demonstrate some of the newer concepts and materials and options for efficient and routine treatment.

Presented By:: Jeffrey Ganeles, DMD, FACD
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Ceramic Reconstruction of Soft Tissue - Digital Information Premium Member Content

Ceramic Reconstruction of Soft Tissue - Digital Information
This case demonstrates some digital tools that our dental team uses to provide as much as information as possible to the lab technician in order to achieve an acceptable result.

Presented By:: Ricardo Gapski, CD, DDS, MSc
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Evolving Trends in Digital Conventional and Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Evolving Trends in Digital Conventional and Implant Dentistry
Dr. Marcus Abboud discusses the state of the art in digital applications in dentistry.

Presented By:: Marcus F. Abboud, DDS
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Insights, Trends &amp; Controversies in Implant Dentistry - Part 3 of 4 Premium Member Content

Insights, Trends & Controversies in Implant Dentistry - Part 3 of 4
In this third of a 4 part series, Dr. Dennis Tarnow shares insights into new trends, developments and controversies in implant dentsitry. In this section, Dr. Tarnow discusses important topics related to implantitis, the gap, one-abutment/one-time, implant surfaces and design to name just a few.

Presented By:: Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
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Alveolar Ridge Regenerative Strategies: Autogenous Bone vs BMP-2 Premium Member Content

Alveolar Ridge Regenerative Strategies: Autogenous Bone vs BMP-2
This clinical based presentation will compare the use of autogenous bone vs BMP-2 for alveolar ridge reconstruction. The science, indications, advantages and disadvantages of each approach will be featured. Single tooth to full arch reconstruction cases will also be shown along with understanding the application of non-resorbable vs resorbable mesh barriers for alveolar ridge reconstruction.

Presented By:: Michael A Pikos, DDS
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The &quot;Slit Lift&quot; Minimally Invasive Crestal Sinus Lift Approach Premium Member Content

The "Slit Lift" Minimally Invasive Crestal Sinus Lift Approach
Typically, in the crestal approach sinus procedure, it is expected that the elevated Schneiderian membrane will become extended. The rate of extension can be expressed by dividing the dome-shaped elevated membrane by the total base area. The higher the extension rate, the more extended the Schneider membrane becomes, increasing the risk of perforation.

Presented By:: Toshiyuki Mizuguchi, DDS, PhD
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Restoration of Optimal Esthetics in Complex Clinical Situations Premium Member Content

Restoration of Optimal Esthetics in Complex Clinical Situations
Patients often neglect or delay dental care for an extended time because of their negative experiences with and fear of dental treatments. This neglect may result in the advance of periodontitis with severe bone loss, a substantial number of missing teeth, and problems with the remaining teeth. Preexisting malocclusion can aggravate this condition. This case report demonstrates an interdisciplinary strategic approach, in combination with the use of biologically grounded, clinically proven, and viable techniques and technologies to restore optimal esthetics and function in such complex cases. The authors emphasize the importance of carefully planning the timing and sequence of performing periodontal, orthodontic, and implant therapies. The advanced techniques and technologies successfully implemented in this case report include the growth factor and titanium mesh (Ti mesh)-assisted bone augmentation; ovate pontic-mediated, noninvasive soft tissue contouring; and photofunctionalization

Presented By:: Tomohiro Ishikawa, DDS
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Reverse Engineering and Optical Scan Technology in Implant Dentistry

Reverse Engineering and Optical Scan Technology in Implant Dentistry
In this clinical video, tooth replacement of maxillary canine is performed utilizing CBCT technology for pre-assessment of the osseous ridge form followed by incisionless transmucosal implant placement with a Ritter Implant. This allows us to Optically Scan with a 3 Shape unit the stable Soft tissue form, occlusion and implant position using a scan body on the Ritter Spiral Implant System prior to any surgical incision is initiated. This information is sent off to the lab for final abutment milling and provisionalization at 3 days. Surgical entry and bone regeneration utilizing PRGF is performed last to allow for tissue shaping with the provisional restoration.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Complete Dentures - A Dying Art? - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Complete Dentures - A Dying Art? - Part 1 of 2
This webinar is by the World’s leading authority on full denture prosthodontics as he shares his philosophy and step-by-step techniques for both complex and routine patient problems.

Presented By:: Walter "Jack" Turbyfill, DDS
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CBCT as an Interdisciplinary Diagnostic and Treatment Planning Tool Premium Member Content

CBCT as an Interdisciplinary Diagnostic and Treatment Planning Tool
The era of in-office Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) has unequivocally transformed interdisciplinary dentofacial therapy (IDT). While in-office CBCT imaging may be the latest technological breakthrough enhancing opportunities for treatment planning, it is diagnosis that has remained the constant variable critical for predictable patient outcomes.

Presented By:: Daniel B. Spagnoli, DDS, PhD;George A. Mandelaris, DDS, MS
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Bi-Directional Augmentation of Double-Arched Posterior Maxillary Vertical Defects Premium Member Content

Bi-Directional Augmentation of Double-Arched Posterior Maxillary Vertical Defects
Double-arched posterior maxillary defects present a unique challenge requiring special considerations for implant replacement. This deformity is characterized by vertical bone loss from both the sinus aspect as well as the ridge. In this video, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi demonstrates a bi-directional vertical bone augmentation technique to develop sites that not only support the implants but also improve tissue harmony for enhanced aesthetics, function, and longevity.

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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Socket Shield and ‘Image Guided Planning’:Single Step Implantoprosthetic Approach Premium Member Content

Socket Shield and ‘Image Guided Planning’:Single Step Implantoprosthetic Approach
This video shows a digital flow chart of an 'Image guided planning'. This procedure enables the abutment and provisional production and accurate surgical stent. A 'single step procedure' allows the immediate implant, custom abutment & provisional placement. The socket shield together with one abutment one time may give more predictability to the healing phase planned in advance.

Presented By:: Armando Ponzi, DDS, MD
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How to Give a Painless Palatal Injection Premium Member Content

How to Give a Painless Palatal Injection
Most patients are extremely anxious about any form of dental treatment however once they are in the chair and they have had the local anaesthetic administered they generally relax into the treatment. One of the reasons for this is the anxiety related to the local anaesthesia. One of the most painful injections is the palatal injections. There area number of devices out there that purport to give a painless palatal injection (PPI). In this short video we demonstrate a technique that shows how to give a PPI without any special instrumentation except time and patience. This is something that is quick to learn and a phenomenal practice builder.

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Conservative Treament of the Edentulous Mandible Premium Member Content

Conservative Treament of the Edentulous Mandible
This presentation includes a candid discussion of the oral health care needs of the approximately 40 million edentulous adults in the USA. Many of these patients cannot afford or are too debilitated to have extensive oral care. There are several extensive and very expensive treatments for these patients that are currently being heavily promoted by companies and the lay press.

Presented By:: Gordon J. Christensen, DDS, MSD, PhD
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Immediate Implants and Socket Grafting Treatment Strategies Premium Member Content

Immediate Implants and Socket Grafting Treatment Strategies
Long span of treatment, frequent recall visits and second stage surgery makes  conventional implant treatment less favorable as compared to immediate implant  placement. Immediate implant placement overcomes these disadvantages of  conventional implant therapy and gives a better treatment option as compared.  Immediate implant placement is also advantageous in aesthetic areas as patient  can get treatment done immediately reducing surgical and prosthetic sessions,  thereby reducing time and overall visits to the dental office.

Presented By:: Lanka Mahesh, BDS, MBA
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Immediate Implant Provisionalization: A Critical Aspect in Tissue Care and Esthetics-Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Immediate Implant Provisionalization: A Critical Aspect in Tissue Care and Esthetics-Part 1 of 2
The management of the hopeless tooth or an edentulous span in the Estheitc Zone is amongst the most clinically demanding procedures in tooth replacement do to the demands of tissue preservation and patient management during the healing phase. As important as the implant surgical process in these areas is the role of the immediate provisional restoration.

Presented By:: Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
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Working With Spaces and Decisions on the Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisor - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Working With Spaces and Decisions on the Congenitally Missing Lateral Incisor - Part 1 of 2
A congenitally missing maxillary lateral incisor is quite common today on a Orthodontic practice. Through the years, the alternatives of restoring the missing lateral incisor have increased in such a level that today we can offer a patient the option of opening the space for a tooth supported restoration, or for an implant supported restoration. We could also offer closing the space and have a tooth substitution type of solution to this problem. The lecture will go in detail on the aspects we should consider while making the decision on what treatment option to follow.

Presented By:: Manuel De la Rosa Garza, DDS, MS, FID;Marcela De la Rosa, DDS, MS
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Dental Ceramics: Material Properties and Clinical Applications Part 3 of 3 Premium Member Content

Dental Ceramics: Material Properties and Clinical Applications Part 3 of 3
This presentation will give viewers a background of the physical and mechanical properties of current dental ceramics. The material properties of the ceramics will be used to explain clinical recommendations for selecting a restorative material and designing the prosthesis. Additionally, laboratory research data will be presented to help the clinician determine the best method to cement or bond an all-ceramic restoration. Finally, an overview of laboratory fabrication of all-ceramic restorations will be presented in order to show clinicians their options when sending out a laboratory prescription.

Presented By:: Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD
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 The Critical “Pink” Interface in Esthetic Dentistry—A Cross-Disciplinary Approach: Options, Limitations, and Solutions Premium Member Content

The Critical “Pink” Interface in Esthetic Dentistry—A Cross-Disciplinary Approach: Options, Limitations, and Solutions
This program is a perspective into how cross- disciplinary interface planning has become and integral part of clinical esthetic dentistry, in particular implant diagnostics. Today it is essential to combine “white” tooth esthetics with “pink” gingival aspects. Understanding the individual prosthetic, surgical, and biologic limitations is part of innovative treatment-planning protocols developed in an approach to provide, simplify, and expedite minimally invasive limited therapy. Preemptive CBCT and 3D CAD/CAM planning of soft and hard tissue procedures, implant placement, ridge reduction, and restorative design now utilize new innovative protocols for the entire restoration from top to bottom - implant, abutment, and restoration - and the interfaces in between.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD
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The Lateral Pedicle Approach in Soft Tissue Augmentation Premium Member Content

The Lateral Pedicle Approach in Soft Tissue Augmentation
In the surgical video, a lateral pedicle graft is utilized as a solution for root exposure and recession of a maxillary first molar. Root conditioning is performed with tetracycline. Incision design, flap reflection, the utilization of L-PRF as an autologous growth factor membrane scaffold is highlighted. Suture methods and post-op results are included.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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Prevention and Management of Broken Endodontic Instruments Premium Member Content

Prevention and Management of Broken Endodontic Instruments
he separation of endodontic instruments is a procedural accident that results in major treatment challenges and medico legal considerations in endodontics. With the advent of rotary nickel-titanium (Ni Ti) instrumentation the issue became extremely prominent. Extensive research has been conducted to understand the mechanics of instrument separation. This has led to changes in the manufacturing methods, instrument design and instrumentation protocols. Most recently, reciprocation is challenging rotary instrumentation in terms of speed and safety from fracture. Although the incidence of file breakage can be drastically decreased, it cannot yet be eliminated. No matter what instruments you are using inside the root canal system, the prevention and management of broken endodontic instruments still remains a hot topic.

Presented By:: Antonis Chaniotis, DDS MDSC
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“My First Implant” - Staged Approach to Posterior Mandible Premium Member Content

“My First Implant” - Staged Approach to Posterior Mandible
In this video case report, “conservative” management of the posterior mandible is managed by a Dentist beginner placing their first dental implants at a course at the DentalXP Center in Atlanta. Extraction Site Grafting was followed 6 months later with a Staged Implant Placement Surgery. Flap Reflection, Drilling sequence, 3D placement of the implant, simple surgical-restorative guide and suturing is highlighted. Dense vs. Soft bone drilling protocols are discussed as well as the ability to place healing abutments simultaneously at the time of placement.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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NEW PRGF-Endoret Protocol (Platelet Rich in Growth Factors) Premium Member Content

NEW PRGF-Endoret Protocol (Platelet Rich in Growth Factors)
PRGF®-Endoret Technology is based on the activation of the patient's own platelets for the stimulation and acceleration of tissue healing and regeneration. It is a technology that allows the use of the organism's own resources with extraordinary results in many pathologies, effectively regenerating tissues without side effects and notably reducing the recovery period of fractures, muscular and tendinous injuries, and surgical interventions. Dr. Maurice Salama’s assistant, Charlene Bennett, will elaborate in detail describing the step-by step PRGF preparation and how it can be utilized clinically.

Presented By:: Charlene Bennett, CDA
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A Clinical Update in Bone Regeneration: Autogenous Bone vs. BMP-2 Premium Member Content

A Clinical Update in Bone Regeneration: Autogenous Bone vs. BMP-2
For historical and biological reasons autogenous bone has long been considered the gold standard of bone graft materials. For bone augmentation procedures autogenous grafts provided predictable volume gains, favorable bone quality with short healing periods. However, the need to harvest the graft and associated morbidity are inherent disadvantages. The choice of a technique for bone augmentation is dependent on a number of factors including the use of bone substitutes. More recently recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein (rhBMP-2) has been shown to be effective in repairing buccal wall defects from extractions and in sinus bone grafting. The use of rhBMP-2 is currently under clinical investigation as a replacement for autograft in ridge augmentation process.

Presented By:: Craig M Misch, DDS, MDS
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Dental Ceramics: Material Properties and Clinical Applications - Part 2 of 3 Premium Member Content

Dental Ceramics: Material Properties and Clinical Applications - Part 2 of 3
This presentation will give viewers a background of the physical and mechanical properties of current dental ceramics. The material properties of the ceramics will be used to explain clinical recommendations for selecting a restorative material and designing the prosthesis. Additionally, laboratory research data will be presented to help the clinician determine the best method to cement or bond an all-ceramic restoration. Finally, an overview of laboratory fabrication of all-ceramic restorations will be presented in order to show clinicians their options when sending out a laboratory prescription.

Presented By:: Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD
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Implant Removal Made Easy - When Peri-implantitis Treament is Not Possible Premium Member Content

Implant Removal Made Easy - When Peri-implantitis Treament is Not Possible
In this video and surgical presentation, Dr. Eduardo Anitua demonstrates a step-by-step safe, efficient and predictable surgical/mechanical technique for the removal of implants that are severely compromised by peri-implantitis. In addition, Dr. Anitua will discuss how to manage the regeneration of the site following implant removal through the therapeutic utilization of plasma rich in growth factors, i.e. Endoret.

Presented By:: Eduardo Anitua, MD, DDS, PhD
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Sinus Augmentation with rhBMP-2 and Simultaneous Nonsubmerged Implant Placement Premium Member Content

Sinus Augmentation with rhBMP-2 and Simultaneous Nonsubmerged Implant Placement
This case features the use of rhBMP-2 and mineralized allograft for grafting the partially pneumatized left maxillary sinus along with simultaneous placement of a large diameter implant in a nonsubmerged mode into the maxillary left second bicuspid site. The step-by-step surgical protocol will focus on incision design, lateral window osteotomy, membrane elevation and repair, the use of rhBMP-2 for bone grafts, and simultaneous non-submerged implant placement. CBCT evaluation Incision design

Presented By:: Michael A Pikos, DDS
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Immediate Loading in Implant Dentistry - Coherent Clinical Application in Everyday Practice Premium Member Content

Immediate Loading in Implant Dentistry - Coherent Clinical Application in Everyday Practice
Dr. Henry Salama will utilize research data on bone biology and biomechanics around implants to suggest treatment planning parameters for well organized team logistics and clinical management of both surgical and restorative protocols to minimize risk factors and optimize successful outcomes. In addition, Digital imaging, CAD/CAM and temporization will be especially emphasized.

Presented By:: Henry Salama, DMD
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Dental Ceramics: Material Properties and Clinical Applications - Part 1 of  3 Premium Member Content

Dental Ceramics: Material Properties and Clinical Applications - Part 1 of 3
This presentation will give viewers a background of the physical and mechanical properties of current dental ceramics. The material properties of the ceramics will be used to explain clinical recommendations for selecting a restorative material and designing the prosthesis. Additionally, laboratory research data will be presented to help the clinician determine the best method to cement or bond an all-ceramic restoration. Finally, an overview of laboratory fabrication of all-ceramic restorations will be presented in order to show clinicians their options when sending out a laboratory prescription.

Presented By:: Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD
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Implants in the Esthetic Zone: A Prosthodontics Approach to a Periodontics Challenge Premium Member Content

Implants in the Esthetic Zone: A Prosthodontics Approach to a Periodontics Challenge
Edentulism in the anterior sector of the maxillary arch may represent a complex situation for the restorative treatment. Due to the esthetic importance of this area of the mouth, it is imperative that we have a complete harmony between soft tissues, bone and teeth. In situations where dentition has been missing for a many years, bone and soft tissue loss can make the restorative treatment more complex. When diagnosing and treatment planning a patient with such problems; it is important to analyze all probable treatment options. Interdisciplinary treatment planning, will help achieve success when dealing with cases like these. This is why adequate communication between, the surgeon and restorative dentist is imperative.

Presented By:: Jonathan Esquivel, DDS
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Computer Enhanced Implant Dentistry - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Computer Enhanced Implant Dentistry - Part 1 of 2
The traditional methods of creating implant supported restorations are on a precipice of change and are being replaced. The multiple technologies of 3D CBCT imaging, 3D modeling, digital restorative design and CADCAM production have contributed to this trend. Simultaneously, restorative materials have been introduced that have improved strength and esthetic qualities. Integration of these capabilities create opportunities enhanced restorative performance and practice efficiency. This presentation will highlight a practice-based model centered around Digitally Enhanced Treatment.

Presented By:: David L. Guichet, DDS
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In Memoriam: Dr. Morton Amsterdam 1922-2014 Premium Member Content

In Memoriam: Dr. Morton Amsterdam 1922-2014
An interview from a few years ago with one of the most influential clinicians and educators in the history of dentistry, Dr. Morton Amsterdam. A giant in the field, who personally affected and inspired every member of Team Atlanta to be the best professionals they can be. He will be remembered with respect and love.

Presented By:: Henry Salama, DMD;Morton Amsterdam, DDS
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The Cad/Cam Technique: Does it Really Make a Difference in Adult Esthetic Orthodontics? Premium Member Content

The Cad/Cam Technique: Does it Really Make a Difference in Adult Esthetic Orthodontics?
Over the last couple of decades, Lingual Orthodontic treatments have dramatically risen in popularity due to the abundance of worldwide courses and conferences, the large variety of lingual brackets, the improvement in laboratory procedures, updated CAD-CAM technologies and the implementation of 30 years of experience.

Presented By:: Rafi Romano, DMD, MSc
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Turning Esthetic Failure into Esthetic Success Premium Member Content

Turning Esthetic Failure into Esthetic Success
This presentation is about a patient who is unhappy with the esthetic result of her anterior restorations although functionally they are acceptable. Dr. Goldstein begins with the patient interview and proceeds to improve the patient's smile via step by step cosmetic re-contouring of the previous dentist's ceramic restorations.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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Ridge Split Technique for Ideal Implant Position and Ideal Buccal Bone Thickness Premium Member Content

Ridge Split Technique for Ideal Implant Position and Ideal Buccal Bone Thickness
Ridge Split Technique for Ideal Implant Position and Ideal Buccal Bone Thickness

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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A Microsurgical Approach in Hard and Soft Tissue Grafting in Post Extraction Sockets Premium Member Content

A Microsurgical Approach in Hard and Soft Tissue Grafting in Post Extraction Sockets
Minimally invasive surgery has demanded us to develop innovative tools and techniques and instruments to reduce postoperative complications and enhance faster and better healing in regeneration and reconstruction in hard and soft tissue grafting , especially in the esthetic zone. This case report shows the use of microsurgical approach and intervention to reconstruct the post extraction socket and the soft tissue around it.

Presented By:: Bassam F. Rabie, BDS
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Prosthetic Soft Tissue Development From Single to Full Arch Reconstruction Premium Member Content

Prosthetic Soft Tissue Development From Single to Full Arch Reconstruction
In addition to surgical intervention is the creation of the specific emergence profile that is essential in the aesthetic zone. The emergence profile composed of 2 parts, the abutment and the subgingival part of the crown. The shape of abutment can be individually shaped so that it gives natural appearance and varies individually (depending on the depth, angulation and diameter of the implant). Sometimes it even dictates the implant position. From a surgical perspective, soft tissue height, position and thickness need to be diagnosed and corrected when needed. From the prosthetic point of view, the emergence profile has to be created to mimic the natural appearance and maintained over time in respect to the biological changes. The course teaches step by step how to be successful with implant prosthetics from single tooth, partially edentulous to full arch reconstruction.

Presented By:: Marius Steigmann, DDS
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Passive Fit Impression for Full Arch Reconstruction Premium Member Content

Passive Fit Impression for Full Arch Reconstruction
In this video you will learn clearly and step by step how to take a trustly impression for full arch reconstruction, a healthy osseointegration will last for years if we take some critical decisions ..one of those decisions is our impression method in order to reach the passive fit of the structure.

Presented By:: Orlando Alvarez Del C., DDS, MS
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ANYTIME Immediate Loading Utilizing a Minimally Invasive Approach in Posterior Maxilla Premium Member Content

ANYTIME Immediate Loading Utilizing a Minimally Invasive Approach in Posterior Maxilla
This lecture will highlight a modified approach to the management of the posterior maxilla using a minimally invasive approach to sinus lift and augmentation. It will also focus on a modified implant placement protocol for obtaining and maintaining the ideal primary and secondary stability for immediate loading in the maxillary unilateral posterior area. The long term clinical results of the over 97% success rate for that protocol will be shown. In this lecture, new guidelines and factors for the successful anytime loading in the unilateral posterior maxilla will be discussed.

Presented By:: Young-Ku Heo, DDS, CAGS, MSD, PhD
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The “All on Four&quot; Approach to Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

The “All on Four" Approach to Implant Dentistry
New surgical and prosthetic protocols may allow the patient and clinical teams with innovative techniques that have been studied using evidence based protocols in private practice. This program is design to help the clinical team understand one of the popular protocols, the All-On-Four Procedure. The presenter of this program will guide the attendees through the pre-treatment planning, surgical, prosthetic, and laboratory procedures. Special emphasis will be given to various biomaterials that can be used for the final fixed prosthesis for patient receiving four implants.

Presented By:: George V. Duello, DDS, MS
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The Innovative New Lip Stabilization Technique (LipStaT): Treating a Gummy Smile Premium Member Content

The Innovative New Lip Stabilization Technique (LipStaT): Treating a Gummy Smile
There are various etiologies for a “gummy smile.” A new classification with appropriate management based on the etiology will be discussed. The innovative and minimally invasive LipStaT Procedure to correct a high and gummy smile in patients with vertical maxillary excess, short and hypermobile upper lip will be presented and discussed in detail.

Presented By:: Monish Bhola, DDS, MSD
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“My First Implant”: Conservative Management of a Failing Posterior Maxillary Tooth Premium Member Content

“My First Implant”: Conservative Management of a Failing Posterior Maxillary Tooth
In this 2 Part video case report, “conservative” management of a failing premolar in the posterior maxilla is managed by a Dentist beginner placing their first dental implant at a course at the DentalXP Center in Atlanta. Atraumatic Management of the Extraction Site utilizing Ultrasonic Surgery, Extractor elevators and followed by Socket Grafting with PRGF and mineralized bone allograft is featured in Part 1. Flap Reflection, Drilling sequence, 3D placement of the implant, and simple suturing is highlighted in Part 2. The follow up and evaluation of the healing of the socket graft displayed significant bone volume for implant placement in this conservative staged approach for the “beginner” in Implant Dentistry.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD;Wendy AuClair-Clark, DDS, MS
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&quot;The Soft Block&quot;: Treating Severe Recessions Around Dental Implants - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

"The Soft Block": Treating Severe Recessions Around Dental Implants - Part 1 of 2
Severe recessions around implants is a common issue. Filipe Lopes & Bernardo Mira Correa will try to present simple algorithms and biological ways for trying to solve this kind of clinical challenge, other than implant explantation that must be also, and so many times, considered as the first choice. This is intended to be the first of a series of posts on the subject. We will feature different soft tissue management strategies, including autologous grafts and alloderm. We will underline the importance of: diagnosis,PRGF ENDORET® graft, type of implant, grafting technique to use and allografts that can possibly help us on some challenging situations. At the end we will try to provide for a simpler treatment algorithm, that has been of good service for us, for some years now.

Presented By:: Filipe Lopes, DDS, DMD;Bernardo de Mira Corrêa, DDS, DMD
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Osseous Regeneration and Soft Tissue Management: An Inseparable Binomial - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Osseous Regeneration and Soft Tissue Management: An Inseparable Binomial - Part 1 of 2
For a long time the soft and hard tissue management has been separated. In this conference series, we will present the principal factors for the attainment of results with high quality standards. This will result in long term stability for our restorations with excellent esthetic and functional outcomes.

Presented By:: Dr. Juan Alberto Fernandez Ruiz
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Esthetic Management of Extraction and Pontic Sites - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Esthetic Management of Extraction and Pontic Sites - Part 1 of 2
In this lecture and video presentation, Dr. David Garber discusses critical principals necessary to optimize esthetics related to extraction and pontic sites within the esthetic zone. Connective tissue grafting, 3-dimensional ridge augmentation as well as the restorative considerations associated with shaping the the tissue will be discussed in detail.

Presented By:: David Garber, DMD
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Maxillary Molar Extraction and Immediate Implant Placement with Crestal Sinus Lift Premium Member Content

Maxillary Molar Extraction and Immediate Implant Placement with Crestal Sinus Lift
Atraumatic maxillary molar extraction via root sectioning followed by hydraulic crestal sinus lift and immediate implant placement. Sinus lift performed at interradicular area with sinus membrane elevated approximately 3 mm with specialized kit using saline injected through osteotomy. Hydraulic pressure gently raises the sinus membrane without risk of perforation.

Presented By:: John DiPonziano, CDT, DDS, MAGD, DICOI
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CAD CAM Dentistry for Teeth and Implants Premium Member Content

CAD CAM Dentistry for Teeth and Implants
This webinar will discuss options for Cad/Cam fabrication of ceramic restorations for teeth and implants.

Presented By:: Dean C. Vafiadis, DDS
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The Use of Triple Graft&#160;for Compromised Alveolar Sockets Associated with Gingival Recession Premium Member Content

The Use of Triple Graft for Compromised Alveolar Sockets Associated with Gingival Recession
The Immediate Dentoalveolar Restoration technique has been used for over 7 years, allowing the reconstruction of tissue losses in the same surgical session of dental extraction, implant placement and provisional crown installation, minimizing the treatment time and morbidity of the procedures. 

Presented By:: José Carlos Martins da Rosa, DDS, MS
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Mastering Surgical Principles: Key to Constant Success Premium Member Content

Mastering Surgical Principles: Key to Constant Success
Clinical success depends on material and technique selection, but no material or technique will succeed if surgical principles are not respected. Attention to detail is imperative and mastering surgical principles is key to constant success. This course aims to review principles of flap design and elevation, as well as degranulation, debridement, suturing and wound stabilization of the most commonly performed periodontal, implant and advanced bone grafting procedures. Pharmacologic protocols and anesthesia will also be discussed.

Presented By:: Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS
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Orthodontic Management of Spaces in Adult Patients Missing a Maxillary Tooth Premium Member Content

Orthodontic Management of Spaces in Adult Patients Missing a Maxillary Tooth
Treating an adult patient is quite common nowadays. Planning orthodontic treatment for these patients goes beyond esthetics and achieving a Class I occlusion. An adult malocclusion, in contrast to an adolescent one, may have suffered abrasion, periodontal deterioration, loss of teeth, etc. All these events may impede an excellent orthodontic result. The ideal dimensions of anterior teeth might not apply in all adult cases due to the above-mentioned factors. The presentation reviews the actual space requirements and how these are managed in adult malocclusions and restored to make them ideal for each individual case where an anterior tooth is absent.

Presented By:: Marcela De la Rosa, DDS, MS
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Correcting Enamel Tooth Deformities that Affect the Smile Premium Member Content

Correcting Enamel Tooth Deformities that Affect the Smile
Enamel tooth defects appearing at the junction between the crown and root can alter the gingival architecture and thereby the patient's perception of his or her smile. When these defects belong to a person whose smile is a major asset to his or her appearance, they can psychologically alter the ability of the person to fully smile or even laugh. This presentation will show diagnosis and correction of labio-gingival enamel defects and the resulting improvement in a young lady's smile.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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International Travel Tip for Members Who Use External Hard Drives Premium Member Content

International Travel Tip for Members Who Use External Hard Drives
Dr. Ronald Goldstein discovered a potential hazard for those who travel internationally using external hard drives. If you do, don’t miss this tip. It cost Dr. Goldstein loss of valuable material including his back-up lectures.

Presented By:: Ronald Goldstein, DDS
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3D Vertical Augmentation in the Maxilla Utilizing the “Box Technique” Premium Member Content

3D Vertical Augmentation in the Maxilla Utilizing the “Box Technique”
In this clinical video, a large Vertical Defect in the Maxilla following multiple implant failure is reconstructed utilizing the “Box Technique”. Vertical Tenting Screw with Rigid PLA membranes are utilized for space maintenance followed by 50:50 mixture of BMP-2 and mineralized bone. Soft tissue incisions and suturing as well as post-op follow up are also included.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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The Evolving Role of Soft Tissue Enhancement in Esthetic Reconstructive Dentistry Premium Member Content

The Evolving Role of Soft Tissue Enhancement in Esthetic Reconstructive Dentistry
Soft tissue grafting techniques, new regenerative materials and bioactivators will be highlighted. The expanding role of allograft materials (Perioderm), platelet rich in growth factors (PRGF, PRF), and when to utilize them will be suggested. The ability of these combined protocols to alter the soft tissue profile around natural teeth, implants, and dentulous ridges, will be reviewed as to its critical role in "Complete Esthetics".

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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The Aesthetic Cad/Cam Interface Premium Member Content

The Aesthetic Cad/Cam Interface
Computer aided design and computer aided manufacture has been involved in Dentistry for many years. Since the 1980’s we have been trying to produce in-surgery porcelain restorations with considerable variation in success. Common criticisms of this technique have been poor fits, poor aesthetics and poor occlusal control. Dr Julian Caplan has been involved in developing techniques utilizing this constantly changing technology to overcome these short falls. He has now reached a position where he is able to create beautiful, well fitting multiple restorations that allow proper functional control and he achieves this in a single day. This lecture will concentrate on Cerec technology and how he has utilized this over the last 10 years to producing highly aesthetic smile makeovers in a day.

Presented By:: Julian Caplan, DDS
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Orthodontics Has Changed…What Does That Really Mean to the Dental Team? Premium Member Content

Orthodontics Has Changed…What Does That Really Mean to the Dental Team?
Our orthodontic experiences in dental school were most often characterized by mystery and “No Admittance”. Wrapped in the inscrutability of cephalometric analyses and its complexities, orthodontics was intimidating and forbidding. But times have changed! What is different? Orthodontic diagnosis has evolved to look at the patient for the same characteristics that you do, only more! The objective of this presentation is to demonstrate the similarities and such things as smile design, but to take you to another level of facial, smile, and dental esthetic planning that elevates what you are able to offer your patients to a most rewarding plateau.

Presented By:: David M Sarver, DMD, MS
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Clinical Tips for Posterior Composites Premium Member Content

Clinical Tips for Posterior Composites
Despite the popularity of posterior composites, it is a topic that still creates questions and frustrations for many clinicians. Our goal is to place these restorations with ease and success to create long lasting results. We will discuss preparation design, material selection, matrices, and placement techniques. One of the most common questions I get is about predictably creating tight contacts, and we will look at several techniques to ensure this happens.

Presented By:: Lee Ann Brady, DMD
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Ceramic Dental Implants in Everyday Practice Premium Member Content

Ceramic Dental Implants in Everyday Practice
One-piece Zirconia Oxide implants can overcome the problems we associate with two-piece and one-piece titanium root form implants. It will be shown how this treatment option is no longer “experimental” and that the Zirconia Oxide material used in the CeraRoot implants shows excellent ability to osseointegrate, is phenomenally strong, and provides a soft tissue profile and health around the implants that rivals natural teeth. This presentation will make you rethink your titanium armamentarium. You will see a way to provide your patients with an ideal tooth replacement option. An implant that looks like a tooth, restores like a tooth, and has the periodontal health that rivals that of a tooth without the fear of screw loosening, metal showing, and Peri-implantitis caused by subgingival connections.

Presented By:: Dan Hagi, DDS, FAGD, FICOI
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Visual Esthetic Smile Design: Driving the Restorative Plan Premium Member Content

Visual Esthetic Smile Design: Driving the Restorative Plan
Digital Smile Design is a multipurpose digital tool with clinically relevant advantages: It can strengthen esthetic diagnostic abilities, improve communication between team members, help organize treatment planning, create predictable systems throughout treatment phases, enhance patients’ education and motivation, and increase the effectiveness of case presentation. This article describes the main steps of introducing this practical tool to the clinician’s esthetic restorative practice.

Presented By:: Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT
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Insights, Trends &amp; Controversies in Implant Dentistry - Part 2 of 4 Premium Member Content

Insights, Trends & Controversies in Implant Dentistry - Part 2 of 4
In this second of a 4 part series, Dr. Dennis Tarnow shares insights into new trends, developments and controversies in implant dentsitry. In this section, Dr. Tarnow discusses important topics related to implantitis, the gap, one-abutment/one-time, implant surfaces and design to name just a few.

Presented By:: Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
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A Treatment For The Prevention of Mandibular Edentulism: All On Four For The Mandible Premium Member Content

A Treatment For The Prevention of Mandibular Edentulism: All On Four For The Mandible
Mandibular edentulous patients can be some of the most difficult prosthetic patients to treat successfully. Tongue and vestibular movements during function can dislodge the denture, arch forms may demonstrate poor anterior/posterior spreads, and severe resorption of the mandible can lead to mental nerve involvements with unstable denture bases for effective chewing patterns. Fixed dental prosthesis stabilized by osseointerated implants are an effective treatment option for patients who have lost their mandibular teeth.

Presented By:: George V. Duello, DDS, MS
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Interdisciplinary Dentistry: Distilling Complex Patient Management Down to Fundamental Steps Premium Member Content

Interdisciplinary Dentistry: Distilling Complex Patient Management Down to Fundamental Steps
The interaction between different specialties is a common treatment modality in patients with severely mutilated dentitions as well as in those with more limited clinical conditions but with high esthetic demands. In theory, every oral rehabilitation should be better approached by a multidisciplinary treatment.

Presented By:: Carlo Poggio, DDS, MSD, PhD
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Advanced Bone Grafting Techniques: Part 1 - Autogenous Bone Blocks in the Reconstruction of the Atrophic Mandibular Ridge Premium Member Content

Advanced Bone Grafting Techniques: Part 1 - Autogenous Bone Blocks in the Reconstruction of the Atrophic Mandibular Ridge
This lecture will describe the use of autologous onlay block bone grafting for reconstruction of moderate to severe atrophic posterior mandibular alveolar ridge. This will include a discussion of the various options to this form of grafting, such as Short implants, Lingual positioning, nerve repositioning, distraction osteogenesis, and GBR. The Mutli-Tier onlay Bone Graft Technique will be highlighted in this presentation. Additionally, a review of a recently submitted research paper of long term follow up of implants placed into autologous bone blocks harvested from the mandibular ramus, retromolar and sympheseal areas will be discussed.

Presented By:: Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD
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Simultaneously Autologous Bone Grafting, Sinus Augmentation Procedure, Implant Placement &amp; Immediate Provisionalization Premium Member Content

Simultaneously Autologous Bone Grafting, Sinus Augmentation Procedure, Implant Placement & Immediate Provisionalization
A unique presentation of a combined surgical techniques and implants provisionalization, simultaneously performed, in the anterior maxilla. With the aid of computerized assisted guides, a surgical template and a temporary bridge for immediate temporization was prepared.

Presented By:: Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD
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Controlled Ridge Splitting (CRS) Premium Member Content

Controlled Ridge Splitting (CRS)
To demonstrate a new technique of controlled ridge splitting (CRS) in severely atrophied maxillary cases as an alternative to autogenous block graft. Twenty cases were completed using a controlled ridge splitting (CRS) technique with a total of 65 implants were placed in severely atrophied Maxillae and followed after the implants were loaded.

Presented By:: Suheil M. Boutros, DDS, MS
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Alveolar Ridge Regenerative Strategies: Clinical Application of Autogenous, Allogeneic and Xenograft Substrates with Bioactive Modifiers and Mesh Premium Member Content

Alveolar Ridge Regenerative Strategies: Clinical Application of Autogenous, Allogeneic and Xenograft Substrates with Bioactive Modifiers and Mesh
This clinical based presentation will feature a CBCT based sequential diagnostic protocol including the latest hard and soft tissue grafting techniques for single tooth to full arch implant reconstruction. The use of autogenous, allograft, and xenograft substrates along with resorbable and nonresorbable mesh will be covered. Foundational tissue engineering principles will be covered and will include the use of PRGF, rhPDGF, and rhBMP-2/ACS.

Presented By:: Michael A Pikos, DDS
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Digital Impression Workflow &amp; In-Office Milling Using CS Solutions Premium Member Content

Digital Impression Workflow & In-Office Milling Using CS Solutions
This course will describe a new reality in the creation of CAD –CAM generated restorations. Carestream dental has created a system which allows the user to generate ceramic restorations in office or through an internet portal to a dental laboratory. The system will allow dentist to create single unit ceramic restoration, implant abutments, printed models for orthodontics, and in the future precision implant surgical guides.

Presented By:: Joseph D. Mazzola, DDS
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Integrative Management of the Gummy Smile: Lip repositioning, Crown Lengthening &amp; Restorative Nuances Premium Member Content

Integrative Management of the Gummy Smile: Lip repositioning, Crown Lengthening & Restorative Nuances
The gingival smiles can be mild, moderate and severe , according to the degree of gingival exposure while smiling . Depending on the etiology of the problem , mild and moderate gummy smiles can be treated with moderate periodontal plastic surgery , however for severe , this procedure is not enough .

Presented By:: Kenneth P. Valladares, DDS, CDT
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Titanium Mesh and rhBMP-2 in Ridge Augmentation: Options and Limitations Premium Member Content

Titanium Mesh and rhBMP-2 in Ridge Augmentation: Options and Limitations
Titanium mesh has been used in reconstructive surgery and ridge augmentation for several years. The traditional technique involves using cancellous autogenous bone under the mesh scaffold. More recently growth factors and bone substitutes have been utilized as autograft replacements. There are several advantages to using titanium mesh for space maintenance including strength, ease of use, low cost and biocompatibility. However, the difficulty in removing the mesh has led to a search for other space maintenance scaffolds including tenting screws, dense preshaped collagen and porous high-density polyethylene. This webinar will discuss the use of rhBMP-2 for managing horizontal and vertical bone deficiencies with various scaffolds.

Presented By:: Craig M Misch, DDS, MDS
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Complex Case Rehabilitation in Light of New Technologies Premium Member Content

Complex Case Rehabilitation in Light of New Technologies
This case report describes a step-by-step full-arch restoration, upper and lower, rehabilitated utilizing new technologies in dentistry. CAD/CAM technology has changed not only the technician’s working process, but also the clinician’s, offering new benefits to the clinical workflow, as for example the possibility of using zirconia and its characteristics as a restorative material. The clinician’s and technician’s professional backgrounds and relationship are critical to achieving better esthetic and functional results, while prosthetic success depends upon an in-depth knowledge of the materials and their properties and on carefully performed clinical procedures, which are still of outmost importance to obtain satisfactory results.

Presented By:: Alessandro Agnini, DMD;Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS;Luca Dondi, DT
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Esthetic Rehabilitation of the Periodontally Compromised Dentition Premium Member Content

Esthetic Rehabilitation of the Periodontally Compromised Dentition
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.

Presented By:: Tidu Mankoo, BDS
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Sequencing of Periodontal Procedures and Orthodontic Treatment Premium Member Content

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 postsurgical 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.

Presented By:: Cobi J Landsberg, DMD;Ofer Sarne, DMD
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Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation: A Case Report Premium Member Content

Esthetic and Functional Rehabilitation: A Case Report
Most people want to look beautiful. The ability to express feelings is fundamental to the quality of life, but expressing emotions is impossible without the freedom to smile. A patient with an ill-fitting removable denture and a fixed, porcelain-fused-to-metal bridge sought care to improve her smile. This fixed bridge was removed and direct provisional restorations placed, followed by crown-lengthening surgery and implant placement, waiting 10 months for the patient to heal. We waited one month to check occlusal stability and patient satisfaction and then made the final precision impressions and master casts. We cemented the final restorations; lithium disilicate allowed the creation of an esthetic result without sacrificing strength with use of both full-anatomy and layered techniques. Dental implants make it possible to have non-removable teeth that can be integrated esthetically and functionally, allowing the recreation of tooth color, form, and structure to reestablish a pat

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