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AlloDerm Soft Tissue Augmentation

Description:
In this surgical technique video, Dr. Michael Sonick demonstrates, in great detail, the utilization of AlloDerm Regenerative Tissue Matrix to thicken and enhance the zone of keratinized gingiva in the lower anterior region. Flap design, root preparation, graft stabilization and suturing are some of the important factors that are covered.

Date Added:
6/8/2010

Author(s):

Michael Sonick, DMD Michael Sonick, DMD
Dr. Michael Sonick is a full time practicing periodontist and implant surgeon in Fairfield, Connecticut. He is also an active teacher, clinical researcher and author. ...
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Questions & Comments
mansour mirzaie - (12/29/2011 5:22 PM)

thanks Dr.sonick for the clean and nice job.what is the thickness of the membrane ,you have utilized in this case? I namely prefer to use 0.8 mm derm because in lots of cases we don,t have enough soft tissue to be repositioned coronaly,therefor the membrane is going to be exposed.I ,d like to know your opinion and what is your solution for such cases.thanks again.

Maurice Salama - (8/16/2010 3:33 PM)

Dr. Kumar; I utilize and believe the ones used by Dr. Sonick are from Brassler USA. They are excellent. Dr. Salama

Vijay Kumar - (8/15/2010 2:10 AM)

sir,very nice informative presentation.

root planning finishing burs used are of witch company and no.?

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