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"The Socket Shield Technique"; Myths & Realities

Description:
Socket Shield Technique is a concept in implant dentistry that utilizes the partial extraction therapy principles, with the goal of preserving the hard and soft tissues around the dental implants. It has been reported to be a very predictable therapy so far. The proper case selection is crucial for the success of the technique. In fact, it is very technique sensitive and requires an advanced level in implant dentistry. Although the technique has a high overall success rate, but long term studies and high evidence level researches are needed to support the proof of principle available. This presentation will discuss and review the "myths & realities" of the new Socket Shield Technique or "PET" (Partial Extraction Therapy) concept.

Date Added:
9/12/2018

Author(s):

Alan Alaa Yassin, DDS, MS, MSD Alan Alaa Yassin, DDS, MS, MSD

Alan Yassin DDS MS MSD

  • Periodontist and Oral Surgeon
  • Fellow, International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Diplomat...
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Questions & Comments
R. Terry Councill - (9/8/2018 10:39 AM)

Dr. Yasssin. Thank you for your presentation. Well done and current. I have been doing socket shield for 2 years now and have experienced excellent over all results, even considering the few complications I have had to overcome. It is reported, and I have seen first hand, the soft tissue downgrowth involving the coronal 1/3 of the implant body. It has been foujnd to be non-infiltrated and yet I wonder what the long term consequence of the tissue downgrowth will be. I think the Glocker technique eliminates this finding and may prove to be safer long term. What are your thoughts regarding the tissue downgrowth? Thanks again.

Alan Yassin - (9/7/2018 11:46 AM)

Thank you Maurice and Emad. See you soon in Florida my friends.

Maurice Salama - (9/6/2018 12:31 PM)

A really great and honest assessment....things moving so fat in this arena. Changing Dentistry as we knew it. Thnx Maurice

Emad Salloum - (9/6/2018 1:30 AM)

Thank you Alaa for this rich and valuable information on SS

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