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Applied Anatomy of the Neck as it Relates to Head and Neck Infections - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Applied Anatomy of the Neck as it Relates to Head and Neck Infections - Part 2 of 2
In this lecture Dr Bagheri will describe in detail basic and surgically relevant head and neck anatomy as it pertains to routine oral surgical procedures. The anatomy will be outlined as it is implicated in several procedures and pathological conditions.

Presented By:: Shahrokh C. Bagheri, DMD, MD, FACS, FICD
Presentation Style: Video
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Protocols for Failing Implants: Reasons, Removal & Rehabilitation Premium Member Content

Protocols for Failing Implants: Reasons, Removal & Rehabilitation
This presentation will focus on implant failures of various origin and give an insight into repair and rehabilitation protocols

Presented By:: Markus Tröltzsch, MD, DMD;Matthias Tröltzsch, MD, DMD
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Recombinant Platelet Derived Growth Factors in Regenerative Therapies: No Blood Required Premium Member Content

Recombinant Platelet Derived Growth Factors in Regenerative Therapies: No Blood Required
This presentation will go into detail about the different types of growth factors, comparisons of other biologics such as PRP, PRF, rhPDGF, PDGF, Amnion tissue, Emdogain and how you can incorporate these into your practice to increase clinical success. Much emphasis on published literature review as well as clinical cases.

Presented By:: Samuel E. Lynch, DMD, DMSc;Robert A. Horowitz, DDS
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Would Healing in Periodontal Surgery Premium Member Content

Would Healing in Periodontal Surgery
Adequate Wound Healing is an essential part of a Successful Surgical Procedure. The purpose of this lecture is to go through some of the critical aspects that play a role in the evolution of wound healing after a Periodontal Surgery. The lecture will go in depth into a Biological analysis of the key factors that can modify the evolution of wound healing after a periodontal surgery. At the end of the lecture some conclusions will be posted in regards to how we can use these factors to create a primary intention healing and encounter the clinical results we planned.

Presented By:: Manuel De la Rosa Garza, DDS, MS, FID
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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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Buccal Sliding Palatal Pedicle Flap Technique for Wound Closure After Ridge Augmentation

Buccal Sliding Palatal Pedicle Flap Technique for Wound Closure After Ridge Augmentation
One standard approach for wound closure after ridge augmentation is coronal flap advancement. Coronal flap advancement results in displacement of the mucogingival junction and reduction of the vestibulum. In the maxilla, a buccal sliding palatal flap can be applied for primary wound closure after ridge augmentation. The dissected part of the palatal connective tissue is left exposed, thus eliminating or reducing the amount of the coronal flap advancement respectively and increasing the amount of keratinized gingiva. In combination with guided soft tissue augmentation, this flap design enables a three-dimensional peri-implant soft tissue augmentation.

Author(s): Snježana Pohl, MD, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Pantelis Petrakakis, DDS, DPH
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A Decade of the Socket-Shield Technique: A Step-by-Step Partial Extraction Therapy Protocol

A Decade of the Socket-Shield Technique: A Step-by-Step Partial Extraction Therapy Protocol
Ten years have passed since Hürzeler and coworkers first introduced the socket-shield technique. Much has developed and evolved with regard to partial extraction therapy, a collective concept of utilizing the patient’s own tooth root to preserve the periodontium and peri-implant tissue. The specifications, steps, instrumentation, and procedures discussed in this article are the result of extensive experience in refining the socket-shield technique as we know it today. A repeatable, predictable protocol is requisite to providing tooth replacement in esthetic dentistry. Moreover, a standardized protocol provides a better framework for clinicians to report data relating to the technique with procedural consistency. This article aims to illustrate a reproducible, step-by-step protocol for the socket- shield technique at immediate implant placement and provisionalization for single-rooted teeth.

Author(s): Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD, PhD;Jonathan Du Toit, BChD, Dip Oral Surg, Dipl Implantol, MSc, MChD (OMP), FCD(SA) OMP, PhD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Katalin Nagy, DDS, DSc, PhD;Michel Dard, DDS, MS, PhD
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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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Applied Anatomy of the Neck as it Relates to Head and Neck Infections - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Applied Anatomy of the Neck as it Relates to Head and Neck Infections - Part 2 of 2
In this lecture Dr Bagheri will describe in detail basic and surgically relevant head and neck anatomy as it pertains to routine oral surgical procedures. The anatomy will be outlined as it is implicated in several procedures and pathological conditions.

Presented By:: Shahrokh C. Bagheri, DMD, MD, FACS, FICD
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Microsurgical Soft Tissue Reconstruction for Teeth & Implants - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Microsurgical Soft Tissue Reconstruction for Teeth & Implants - Part 2 of 2
Esthetics plays a key role in a modern society and the average dental health of the population is improving every day. In such environment, the demands of dental treatments are different and dentists should approach their patients in a different way: they should be prepared to implement different and modern techniques around teeth and implants. Soft tissue grafting techniques provide the dentist with an armamentarium that makes possible to prevent and solve many problems and complications around teeth and implants, making more predictable the treatments results. This presentation is focused in the importance of soft tissue grafting techniques around teeth and implants and how to do it in a predictable, modern and a minimally invasive way. We present many different techniques illustrated with clinical cases.

Presented By:: Ramon Gomez Meda, DDS
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Implant Risks, Complications, and Solutions in the Esthetic Zone - Part 2 of 3 Premium Member Content

Implant Risks, Complications, and Solutions in the Esthetic Zone - Part 2 of 3
Immediate tooth replacement therapy has become a mainstream treatment modality for single tooth implants in the esthetic zone. The balance between achieving primary stability, implant diameter, and gap distance is a delicate dance yet essential for survival and esthetics. However, esthetic risks and complications exist such as apical socket perforation, loss of labial plate thickness over time, and loss of the interdental papilla due to proximity issues with tooth-to-implant distance following placement. An inverted body-shift implant design concept as solutions to these challenges will be presented and supported by studies that scientifically supports, validates, and reinforces the biologic principles in design that ultimately enhances esthetic outcomes in modern day implantology.

Presented By:: Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Applied Anatomy of the Neck as it Relates to Head and Neck Infections - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Applied Anatomy of the Neck as it Relates to Head and Neck Infections - Part 1 of 2
In this lecture Dr Bagheri will describe in detail basic and surgically relevant head and neck anatomy as it pertains to routine oral surgical procedures. The anatomy will be outlined as it is implicated in several procedures and pathological conditions.

Presented By:: Shahrokh C. Bagheri, DMD, MD, FACS, FICD
Presentation Style: Online Self-Study Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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