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

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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".

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8/2/2011

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Maurice Salama, DMD Maurice Salama, DMD
Dr. Maurice A. Salama completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1985, where he received his BS in Biology. Dr. Salama r...
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Questions & Comments
Maurice Salama - (3/10/2013 5:55 PM)

S. Harvey; Surprisingly, the root remains vital and there is no pain. The vital pulp tissue is exposed and then covered by the flap. Blood from the flap maintains vitality of pulp tissues. thanks Dr. Salama

S. Harvey Karpinos - (3/10/2013 4:40 PM)

S. Harvey Karpinos- Is the vital pulp tissue exposed when you submerge the root? Is there any post op pain. Thank you for a great presentation as always.

Maurice Salama - (9/30/2011 7:51 PM)

David; No root extrusion noted so far out of 46 cases. Light pressure acceptable over pontic site. good luck Dr. Salama

David Yu - (9/30/2011 1:42 PM)

Dr. Salama, As always- a great and informative presentation. When you submerge the roots, is there any risk of the root extruding? Also, is pressure from the ovate pontic over the submerged root contraindicated? Thanks so much for your expertise.

Maurice Salama - (9/19/2011 11:45 AM)

Raed; Thank you. You must Tunnel beyond the MGJ and this must be Split Thickness. The instruments utilized are from Devamed of Germany. good luck Dr. Salama

Raed Abutteen - (8/15/2011 5:02 PM)

Thank you Dr. Salama for this very comprehensive presentation. Please explain whether the tunneling extension beyond the muco-gingival junction is of a partial thickness or a full thickness design. Besides, I wasn't able to locate the source of the instruments you are using for the tunneling procedure. Please identify company name. Dr. Raed Abutteen

Maurice Salama - (7/31/2011 8:33 AM)

Dr. Tran; Thank you. I always take my own photos and use retractors. Thorough irrigation with sterile water is critical for a high quality image. Again thank you for the kind comments Dr. Salama

binh tran - (7/30/2011 3:30 AM)

Very informative lecture and excellent photography Dr. Salama. Could you go over how you prepare the tissues before you take the photos? Did you take the photos or have another person do it? Thank you. Binh Tran DDS

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