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"The Soft Block": Treating Severe Recessions Around Dental Implants Premium Member Content

"The Soft Block": Treating Severe Recessions Around Dental Implants
Implants have been one of the major breakthroughs in dentistry. Tissue collapse around dental implants is our number one enemy as it gives rise to serious problems that go from inflammation, through many times chronic infection, all the way down to severe recession, seriously compromising not only esthetics, but also function and our patients well being. Strategies have been developed to help clinicians to try to avoid collapse. Among the most important are procedures such as: grafting the gap; GBR with several biomaterials and barriers; flapless approaches; immediate implant placement after tooth removal with provisionalization using CAD-CAM & 3D technologies and ultimately PET strategies also combined or not with immediate load

Presented By:: Filipe Lopes, DDS, DMD
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Surgical Veneer Grafting: Utilization in Immediate Implant Placement Premium Member Content

Surgical Veneer Grafting: Utilization in Immediate Implant Placement
The management of the digital implant prosthetic dentistry, especially in the anterior esthetic area, is one of the hottest topics in Dentistry. The diagnostic phase is critical. In the course, are discussed all the parameters to achieve the correct diagnosis of the socket and the various treatment plan correlated to each anatomical type of socket. The Dual Zone approach (bone zone and tissue zone) will be evaluated and discussed in detail, regarding each of their variables.

Presented By:: Alessandro Agnini, DMD;Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A Review of Clinical Applications for Soft Tissue Allografts & 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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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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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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 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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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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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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The Use of Triple Graft 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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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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Integrative Management of the Gummy Smile: Lip repositioning, Crown Lengthening & 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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Biologic Strategies to Enhance Clinical and Aesthetic Success in Oral Implantology Premium Member Content

Biologic Strategies to Enhance Clinical and Aesthetic Success in Oral Implantology
This webinar will discuss clinical strategies for treatment of the complex implant site involving bone grafting and implant placement. Our understanding of cellular pathways, and our ability to control the wound response, expands our capacity to effect better aesthetic outcomes and compress treatment time. The reduction of the inflammatory phase of tissue regeneration speeds up osseointegration, prevents crestal bone loss, maintains papillary form, increases the density of peri-implant bone and increases tissue biotype. This enhanced tissue response allows us to predictably treat even the most complex surgical cases, compress time to final reconstruction, and to maintain these favorable tissue outcomes over an extended period of time. The use of dental implants with advanced biologic features and the incorporation autologous growth factors will be demonstrated.

Presented By:: Robert J. Miller, DDS, FACD, DABOI
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Abutment Selection and Tissue Modeling in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Abutment Selection and Tissue Modeling in Implant Dentistry
Dr. Barry Goldenberg outlines the unique role that the implant abutment/connection complex plays in peri-implant tissue stability. Specifically, how the interactions of the various components in this complex, and their relationship to each other, influence the shape, color and contour of the critical soft tissue around implants in the esthetic zone. In addition, stock and custom abutments are compared relative to their respective benefits.

Presented By:: Barry Goldenberg, DMD, MS, Pc
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Growth Factor Mediated Regenerative Therapies Premium Member Content

Growth Factor Mediated Regenerative Therapies
In this very technical and scientific presentation, Dr. Joseph Choukroun, a physician and researcher from France, describes the benefits of Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) in wound healing. He emphasizes the effect of PRF on the two essential factors of wound healing which are new vessels and cells in surgical sites like extraction sockets, sinus augmentation and more.

Presented By:: Joseph Choukroun, MD
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Growth Factors; The Next Step in Achieving Ideal Regeneration Premium Member Content

Growth Factors; The Next Step in Achieving Ideal Regeneration
The aim of dentistry is to provide esthetics and function for our patients. Using hard and soft tissue regeneration techniques we have the ability to rebuild what has been lost to disease or trauma. Whether we are regenerating lost tissue around teeth or developing an ideal implant site, growth factors are a powerful asset that help make regenerative procedures more predictable while reducing patient morbidity. This webinar review regeneration techniques and will discuss the popular growth factors available today and demonstrate their clinical use.

Presented By:: Avi Schetritt, DMD
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The “Semilunar” Graft Technique in Periodontal Plastic Surgery:  Revision and Retreatment of Anterior Recession Defects. Premium Member Content

The “Semilunar” Graft Technique in Periodontal Plastic Surgery: Revision and Retreatment of Anterior Recession Defects.
In this lecture and video based Case Report, a patient with multiple recession defects in the Maxillary Anterior Region who was first treated with Tunnel Approach and ACDM grafts reveals breakdown of the result at 3 years in the area of the Maxillary Left Central Incisor with further recession and erosion of the root. The Semi-Lunar Approach is highlighted as a minimally invasive microsurgical approach to this situation. Incision design, instrumentation and suturing are highlighted. Post-op results are displayed.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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The "Modified Tunnel" Technique and the development of the Lateral Tunnel Approach Premium Member Content

The "Modified Tunnel" Technique and the development of the Lateral Tunnel Approach
The "Modified Tunnel" technique is a method of esthetic connective tissue grafting that protects the interdental papillae. First published in 1999, this lateral tunnel approach uses vertical incisions on both sides of the treatment area. These vertical incisions facilitate placement and positioning of the graft over the root surfaces without the need to disturb the interdental papillae. This technique is very useful in esthetic areas and those that involve several teeth. An acellular dermal connective tissue allograft is an excellent choice of graft material to use with this technique.

Presented By:: Douglas H. Mahn, DDS
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Papilla Management in a Severe Periodontal and Cosmetic Deformity; The Wedge Buccal Gingival Margin Graft Premium Member Content

Papilla Management in a Severe Periodontal and Cosmetic Deformity; The Wedge Buccal Gingival Margin Graft
Bone defects and periodontal disease can create challenging defects in the anterior area. When we have such severe defects as the one presented here, it´s essential to plan in advance and to be sure of what is possible to correct with bone grafting and with soft tissue management. The key question in this clinical case is to be able to place the soft tissue graft exactly where you want it to heal. In our clinical practice we use routinely PRGF ENDORET grafts, not only as vehicle for particulate graft transportation, but also as a biological enhancer of both osteointegration and soft tiss

Presented By:: Filipe Lopes, DDS, DMD;Bernardo de Mira Corrêa, DDS, DMD
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The “VISTA” Vestibular Incision Subperiosteal Tunnel Access Technique for Treatment of Multiple Anterior Recession Defects Premium Member Content

The “VISTA” Vestibular Incision Subperiosteal Tunnel Access Technique for Treatment of Multiple Anterior Recession Defects
In this clinical video, the “VISTA” Vestibular Incision Subperiosteal Tunnel Access Technique is displayed in the treatment of multiple anterior recession defects on previously restored teeth. Debridement, root conditioning, incisions, ACDM placement, instrumentation and suturing are highlighted as well as two week postop results.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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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
Presentation Style: Video
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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
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The Importance of Connective Tissue in the Management of Long Term Stability of Compromised Natural Teeth Premium Member Content

The Importance of Connective Tissue in the Management of Long Term Stability of Compromised Natural Teeth
The video presented will show clinical long term evidence of its importance along with different techniques to achieve long term results.

Presented By:: Daniel J Melker, DDS
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Papilla Regeneration in Patients with Gummy Smile Premium Member Content

Papilla Regeneration in Patients with Gummy Smile
A lost interdental papilla is difficult to regenerate. Only a few successful case reports have been published and there are no studies reporting a predictable technique to reconstruct the papilla. In this presentation we talk about the biological determinants of gingival papilla. We show different clinical cases ranging from simple cases, where papilla preservation techniques are applied, to complex cases of patients with gingival smile where we apply papilla regeneration techniques.

Presented By:: Ramon Gomez Meda, DDS
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Connective Tissue and PRGF in Treatment of Periodontal Intrabony Defects Premium Member Content

Connective Tissue and PRGF in Treatment of Periodontal Intrabony Defects
In order to reconstruct the lost periodontal tissues different kinds of graft materials have been used, including auto-grafts, allografts and xenografts and also Polypeptide growth factors in combination with guided tissue regeneration (GTR).In this presentation Dr Omid Moghaddas will present the concepts of using connective tissue and PRGF in treatment of intrabony defects and also review the literature on this topic.

Presented By:: Omid Moghaddas, DMD, MSD
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Tunneling Technique for Treating Multiple Recession Defects - A Surgical Technique Video Premium Member Content

Tunneling Technique for Treating Multiple Recession Defects - A Surgical Technique Video
Dr. Maurice Salama describes the utilization of the tunneling technique in treating multiple recession defects in a thin tissue environment.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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The Basics of Root Coverage Surgery with Acellular Dermal Grafts: A STEP-BY-STEP Live Patient Demonstration Premium Member Content

The Basics of Root Coverage Surgery with Acellular Dermal Grafts: A STEP-BY-STEP Live Patient Demonstration
oft tissue grafting is rapidly playing a larger role in restorative, esthetic, and reconstructive dentistry. While conventional grafting techniques have several limitations, newer grafting materials and techniques make it easier for patients to say "yes" to the treatment they truly need and desire. In this webinar, Dr. Wong will perform a step-by-step demonstration using Perioderm to correct multiple gingival recession defects. Soft tissue allografts are quickly becoming a "game changer" in dentistry, making optimum dentistry more than an ideal... it's a reality.

Presented By:: David Wong, DDS
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Papilla Preservation and Tunneling Technique in Root Coverage - Part 2: The Use of AlloDerm Premium Member Content

Papilla Preservation and Tunneling Technique in Root Coverage - Part 2: The Use of AlloDerm
The utilization of AlloDerm techniques in root coverage of multiple adjacent recession defects.

Presented By:: Edward P. Allen, DDS, PhD.
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Papilla Preservation and Tunneling Technique in Root Coverage – Part 1 Premium Member Content

Papilla Preservation and Tunneling Technique in Root Coverage – Part 1
Detailed root preparation, instrumentation, and flap management techniques.

Presented By:: Edward P. Allen, DDS, PhD.
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Delayed Implant Placement after Extraction - Strategies and Soft Tissue Management - Part 2 Premium Member Content

Delayed Implant Placement after Extraction - Strategies and Soft Tissue Management - Part 2
Dr. Alvarez show us an easy and simple way by using the 3inOne concept, to face the definitive impression and cementation process without loosing all the good results during the extraction, implant placement and provisionalisations.

Presented By:: Orlando Alvarez Del C., DDS, MS
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Autogenous Soft Tissue Ridge Augmentation Premium Member Content

Autogenous Soft Tissue Ridge Augmentation
Harvesting, placement and stabilization of autogenous connective tissue grafts.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD
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The Evolving Role of Soft Tissue Enhancement in Esthetic Reconstructive Dentistry - Part 1 of 3 Premium Member Content

The Evolving Role of Soft Tissue Enhancement in Esthetic Reconstructive Dentistry - Part 1 of 3
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 Free-Gingival Graft - A Detailed Video Review Premium Member Content

The Free-Gingival Graft - A Detailed Video Review
This video presentation displays a step by step review of the clinical surgical process from incision, to bed prep, all the way through to final suturing and stabilization.

Presented By:: Daniel J Melker, DDS
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Dental Sleep Medicine in Everyday Practice - Endothelial Dysfunction - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Dental Sleep Medicine in Everyday Practice - Endothelial Dysfunction - Part 1 of 2
Dr. Michael Gelb elaborates on the nuances of treating sleep disorders in the dental practice. Utilizing the EndoPat-2000 to measure the health or dysfunction of the endothelium, Dr. Gelb ascertains an important risk factor in cardiovascular disease.

Presented By:: Michael L. Gelb, DDS, MS
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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 Evolving Role of Soft Tissue Enhancement in Esthetic Reconstructive Dentistry - Part 2 of 3 Premium Member Content

The Evolving Role of Soft Tissue Enhancement in Esthetic Reconstructive Dentistry - Part 2 of 3
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 Evolving Role of Soft Tissue Enhancement in Esthetic Reconstructive Dentistry - Part 3 of 3 Premium Member Content

The Evolving Role of Soft Tissue Enhancement in Esthetic Reconstructive Dentistry - Part 3 of 3
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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Dento-Facial Esthetics in Search of Equilibrium Premium Member Content

Dento-Facial Esthetics in Search of Equilibrium
Dr. Rogerio Zambonato outlines new perspectives on dento-facial esthetic paradigms that aim at bringing into equilibrium function, health and comfort along with the alignment of dento-facial parameters of beauty.

Presented By:: Rogério Zambonato Freitas, DDS, MS
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Papilla Preservation and Regeneration in Reconstructive Therapy Premium Member Content

Papilla Preservation and Regeneration in Reconstructive Therapy
Dr. Thomas Han outlines the clinical decision making rational for choosing a specific surgical technique for diverse papilla regenerative challenges in the anterior region.

Presented By:: Thomas J. Han, DDS
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Advanced Techniques for Root Coverage and Gingival Enhancement Premium Member Content

Advanced Techniques for Root Coverage and Gingival Enhancement
Dr. Mehraban describes advanced but simplified techniques and technologies available to enhance root coverage and zone of attached gingiva.

Presented By:: Ali Mehraban, DMD
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Functional Gingival Grafts in Anterior Implant Therapy - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Functional Gingival Grafts in Anterior Implant Therapy - Part 2 of 2
Dr. Richard Martin outlines his approach to simultaneous gingival grafting following extraction to preserve or enhance the critical labial gingival margins around implant restorations in the esthetic zone.

Presented By:: Richard Martin, DDS
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