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Managing the Furcation in Periodontal and Restorative Therapy

Description:
In this Presentation, Dr. Daniel Melker describes, in great detail, the management of molar furcation involvement in preparation for crown and bridge therapy. Principles of crown lengthening and periodontal-prosthesis are reviewed and illustrated to guide clinicians in identifying critical factors necessary for making successful surgical and restorative decisions to overcome the challenges of furcation management.

Date Added:
12/11/2011

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
barry manson - (3/28/2017 12:25 PM)

awsome Thank you Barry

Terry Dingbaum651 - (1/22/2016 5:00 PM)

Great presentation that is so relevant and useful in providing patients with long term health when the perio-restorative interface has been compromised. So many patients could benefit from this type of approach. Thanks for sharing.

James Wardner - (1/10/2016 8:07 PM)

This was great in that it was repeat - repeat - repeat and as repetition is the best teacher, it was very useful. I think a video of the procedure, even if short, would have made it even better. But thanks, it was useful as so many are not.

Maurice Salama - (1/3/2015 1:26 PM)

This is a great lecture in a day where everyone seems to extract these teeth. Dr. Melker shows us how to save and retain periodontally involved teeth. Many thanks Dr. Salama

William Yant - (6/22/2014 12:09 PM)

Dr. Melkler, Thanks for a wonderful lecture, like most of XP info this was very relevant, will be treating a patient Monday morning armed with better info and techniques, thanks again Bill Yant

Daniel Melker - (6/22/2014 9:16 AM)

I want to thank Dental XP for their kind invitation to speak in from of such an exceptional group of Specialists. After 4 days of incredible presentations the room was still full. Incredible!

Daniel Melker - (12/27/2012 1:35 PM)

Bassam, you are correct BS is a way to spare the bone where possible. It is only used when doing perio-restorative where there are cores and provisionals. Now every now and then I will shape a furcation without a crown to be placed. I will send you the core info shortly.

Bassam Algheryafi - (12/24/2012 5:32 PM)

Dr.Melker, thanks for such well-illustrated presentation. My understanding of the biologic-shaping is to spare the bone, right? would you perform this procedure on all molars that need crowns/bridges or just those with obvious/doubtful furcation involvement? Also, I want my present for this year Christmas. Can you please send me cases on how you do on cores? Thanks. Bassamg1981@gmail.com

Daniel Melker - (12/7/2012 10:33 PM)

Most likely the week of 12/10 there will be a video on Bone regeneration using Emdogain. Shortly to follow will be a video on Biologic Shaping. Thank you!

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