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The Importance of Connective Tissue in the Management of Long Term Stability of Compromised Natural Teeth

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In factoring in all the protection biologic tissues surrounding the tooth no greater tissue, attached connective tissue serves a more important role in the long term maintenance of natural teeth. By the nature of connective tissue (minimal vascularity and dense) it has built in properties and really acts as the main barrier between bacteria and the underlying Periodontium. One key factor is is must be attached or is serves as no protection. The video presented will show clinical long term evidence of its importance along with different techniques to achieve such results. Critical to ones understanding it must be accepted that Recession means only one thing- BONE LOSS.

Date Added:
7/22/2013

Author(s):

Daniel J Melker, DDS Daniel J Melker, DDS
Education: University of Florida 1966 to 1969
Emory University 1969 to 1973
Boston University School of Dentistry 1973 to 1975 - Specialty training in Periodo...
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Questions & Comments
Merrill Grant - (7/29/2013 6:08 PM)

Great presentation, over the years you have taught me alot. A good review of the basics. Attached gingiva rules.

Edison Louie - (7/27/2013 2:42 PM)

Thank you for your informative presentation.

omid moghaddas - (7/25/2013 2:31 AM)

Dear Dr Melker apologize for typing your name wrong in my first comment. appreciate again

omid moghaddas - (7/25/2013 2:26 AM)

David that was comprehensive as always, i am totally agree with you in that connective tissue is the best choice and that perioderm can be an alternative in large cases. thanks again Dr Omid Moghaddas

filipe lopes - (7/23/2013 7:57 PM)

Surely one of the best lectures here on dental xp land. Thank you Daniel.

Daniel Melker - (3/5/2012 8:50 PM)

Sam, 100% of the time I would prefer palatal tissue over Perioderm. No vestibule is a real killer for either Alloderm or Perioderm. All mucosal attachment. I amvery happy with Perioderm but the palate is my favorite and will always be. Sorry for the delay. I did not know there were any questions. Thanks, Danny

Daniel Melker - (3/5/2012 8:48 PM)

Paul, There may be a misunderstanding. I use Perioderm all the time. I no longer use Alloderm as all as Perioderm is so much easier to use. Perioderm is: 1. Same consistency for the entire piece of material 2. Easy to suture 3. When moist very easy to contour 4. Lays on the teeth not on your gloves. Every friend I know that switched to Perioderm has thanked me.

Manuel De LA ROSA - (2/20/2012 8:33 PM)

Excellent lecture Dr Melker. My compliments to your work and ease to explain.

Paul Scholl - (2/19/2012 7:27 PM)

Nice cases. Just curious how you say that you do not use Perio Derm or Allo derm and then you showed a case that you did use Perio derm with good success. Did I miss something in the discussion?

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