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Autogenous Harvest Sites for Implant Grafting Premium Member Content

Autogenous Harvest Sites for Implant Grafting
The utilization of autologous bone remains the Gold standard in regeneration. The ability to harvest bone safely and in adequate quantities for alveolar bone regeneration is often a limitation in private practice. This multimedia presentation will focus on several potential intra-oral harvest sites and the manner in which they can effectively be utilized in a modern implant practice. Incision designs, harvest tools, local anatomy and potential risks will be highlighted.

Presented By:: Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD, PhD
Presentation Style: Video
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Horizontal & Vertical Bone Augmentation Using the Khoury Bone Plate Technique Premium Member Content

Horizontal & Vertical Bone Augmentation Using the Khoury Bone Plate Technique
The Khoury Bone Plate Technique is a predictable surgical method to graft alveolar ridge defects in both the horizontal and vertical dimensions. This technique involves harvesting cortical plates from the ramus of the mandible and fixating these bone plates to the ridge defect using screws. Scrapings of cancellous and cortical autogenous bone are then interposed between the plates in a “Sandwich” technique allowing for a 3-dimensional augmentation of the ridge defect.

Presented By:: Nilesh Salgar, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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Subperiosteal Implants - The New Approach for the Extreme Atrophic Jaws

Subperiosteal Implants - The New Approach for the Extreme Atrophic Jaws
Subperiosteal implants started in the 40’s but were discontinued due to the poor success rates in the long term. Today, 80 years later, a completely different technology has emerged, bringing Subperiosteal implants to the next level.

Presented By:: Bernardo Nunes de Sousa, DDS, MSc
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Bone Grafting & Implant Dentistry; Classification, Surgical Site Understanding & Membrane Selection Part 3 of 3 Premium Member Content

Bone Grafting & Implant Dentistry; Classification, Surgical Site Understanding & Membrane Selection Part 3 of 3
Once a tooth is extracted, the natural wound-healing cascade paired with irreversible alteration occurs. Hard tissue grafting techniques combined with the sound understanding of the surgical site theater will help the practitioner to make the proper decision in order to successfully treat their patient. The usage of biological modifiers and surgical barriers are proposed to assist in improving the predictability of the advance surgical care.

Presented By:: Alexandre-Amir Aalam, DDS, FICD
Presentation Style: Video
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Bone Grafting Articles
Fibrinogen-Induced Regeneration Sealing Technique (F.I.R.S.T.). An Improvement and Modification of Traditional GBR: A Report of Two Cases

Fibrinogen-Induced Regeneration Sealing Technique (F.I.R.S.T.). An Improvement and Modification of Traditional GBR: A Report of Two Cases
Guided bone regeneration is a technique widely known, clinicians know very well indications and limitations of this technique. One of the principles to achieve bone augmentation and formation resides in the stability of the blood clot forming under a barrier membrane. The technique proposed in this article has the goal of providing stabilization to the bone graft by adding fibrin sealant (FS) to the bone graft and also using the fibrin sealant to attach a bone membrane (cortical lamina) to the recipient site. This simple modification of the technique of guided bone regeneration is presented in two successful cases.

Author(s): Vincenzo Foti, MD, DDS;Roberto Rossi, DDS
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Recombinant Human Platelet– Derived Growth Factor: A Systematic Review of Clinical Findings in Oral Regenerative Procedures

Recombinant Human Platelet– Derived Growth Factor: A Systematic Review of Clinical Findings in Oral Regenerative Procedures
The use of recombinant human plateletderived growth factor–BB (rhPDGF) has received Food and Drug Administration approval for the treatment of periodontal and orthopedic bone defects and dermal wound healing. Many studies have investigated its regenerative potential in a variety of other oral clinical indications. The aim of this systematic review was to assess the efficacy, safety, and clinical benefit of recombinant human plateletderived growth factor (rhPDGF) use for alveolar bone and/or soft tissue regeneration. Based on the clinical evidence, rhPDGF is safe and provides clinical benefits when used in combination with bone allografts, xenograft, or β-TCP for the treatment of intrabony and furcation periodontal defects and gingival recession or when used with allografts or xenograft for GBR and ARP.

Author(s): L. Tavelli, A. Ravidà, S. Barootchi, L. Chambrone, W.V. Giannobile
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Modified IVAN Technique: Long-Term Follow-Up of 20 Cases Over 2 to 11 Years

Modified IVAN Technique: Long-Term Follow-Up of 20 Cases Over 2 to 11 Years
When natural teeth fail, frequently there is a loss of hard and soft tissue. This may complicate subsequent dental implant placement by creating insufficient bone to house the implant. This also occurs when the tooth has been missing for an extended period, especially in the premaxilla, where the bone is less dense and often lacks sufficient volume of facial bone. Site reconstruction to accommodate implant placement often requires both hard and soft tissue augmentation. The modified interpositional vascularized augmentation neogenesis (mIVAN) technique achieves the desired treatment goals in both delayed and immediate placement scenarios. The technique will be discussed as well as the long-term follow-up on 20 cases.

Author(s): Snježana Pohl, MD, DMD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS
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The Modified IVAN Technique: Hard and Soft Tissue Augmentation at Extraction for Delayed Implant Placement

The Modified IVAN Technique: Hard and Soft Tissue Augmentation at Extraction for Delayed Implant Placement
Failure of a natural tooth may not permit placement of an implant at the time of extraction due to insufficiency in available bone to house the implant. Reconstruction of the extraction socket frequently involves both hard and soft tissue augmentation to provide a site that can house the implant and ridge contours that mimic the adjacent natural anatomy. This situation becomes more problematic in the maxillary anterior due to the anatomy and the lower density of the bone of the premaxilla. The solution is the interpositional vascularized augmentation neogenesis (IVAN), which consists of hard tissue grafts, various barrier membranes, and closure with the pediculated connective tissue graft (PCTG). The modified IVAN (mIVAN) technique achieves the necessary goals and may be used in both delayed and immediate placement situations.

Author(s): Snježana Pohl, MD, DMD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS
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Rehabilitation of the Extreme Atrophic Jaws Premium Member Content

Rehabilitation of the Extreme Atrophic Jaws
In this lecture you will learn several alternatives for the full arch rehabilitation of the jaws with different degrees of resorption. Several cases will be presented step-by-step with high-quality pictures for each technique explained. The main goals are to avoid complex regeneration procedures, to avoid zigomatic surgery and to still be able to perform immediate loading in the most compromised scenarios. All-on-Four technique, palatal approach technique, pterygoid implants and the most recent Subperiosteal Implants are some of the key-concepts presented.

Presented By:: Bernardo Nunes de Sousa, DDS, MSc
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Bone Grafting & Implant Dentistry; Classification, Surgical Site Understanding & Membrane Selection Part 1 of 3 Premium Member Content

Bone Grafting & Implant Dentistry; Classification, Surgical Site Understanding & Membrane Selection Part 1 of 3
Once a tooth is extracted, the natural wound-healing cascade paired with irreversible alteration occurs. Hard tissue grafting techniques combined with the sound understanding of the surgical site theater will help the practitioner to make the proper decision in order to successfully treat their patient. The usage of biological modifiers and surgical barriers are proposed to assist in improving the predictability of the advance surgical care.

Presented By:: Alexandre-Amir Aalam, DDS, FICD
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Autogenous Bone Harvesting Today Premium Member Content

Autogenous Bone Harvesting Today
This lecture focuses on autologous bone block harvesting techniques as described by Prof. Khoury: from the donor site identification and harvesting techniques, to an analysis on how computer-guided 3D technology can help the surgeon performing safe and effective mandible bone harvesting procedures.

Presented By:: Luca De Stavola, DMD
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Complete Management of the Implant Site: From Simple Cases to Complex Situations Premium Member Content

Complete Management of the Implant Site: From Simple Cases to Complex Situations
The health and the structure of the peri-implant tissue is vital for a long term prognosis of aesthetic and functional dental treatments. The prevalence of peri-implant diseases and recessions is a problem that must be overcome by a perfect treatment planning, along with a step-by-step design of the future restorations. When the clinician places an implant, he must consider the 3D positioning regarding the hard and soft tissue. When one decide to restore an implant, he must be aware of the gingival volume and it’s position. In this presentation, we want to show fully documented cases, from bone grafting, soft tissue enhancement, to final restorations.

Presented By:: Mihnea Cafadaru, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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