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S.M.A.R.T. Minimally Invasive Bone Grafting

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Introduction to the S.M.A.R.T. TM Minimally Invasive Bone Grafting Technique is a novel minimally invasive bone grafting technique developed by Dr. Ernesto Lee. It provides superior outcomes with less pain, less swelling and fewer complications than traditional bone grafting procedures. Only a small incision is required, with no flap elevation, no tenting screws and no membranes. Complex, high-risk scenarios can now be treated with minimal risk of complications. The S.M.A.R.T. TM method represents a disruptive technology that will dramatically impact the future of bone grafting

Date Added:
6/21/2018

Author(s):

Ernesto  A. Lee, DMD Ernesto A. Lee, DMD
Dr. Ernesto A. Lee is the Director of the Postgraduate Periodontal Prosthesis Program, and a Clinical Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medic...
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Questions & Comments
Sattar Syed - (2/16/2021 11:39 PM)

Novel concept! I do like the results in those challenging cases. I will definitely add this to my toolbox. Thank you for your kindness of sharing your knowledge.

Michael Moutsios - (12/30/2018 2:29 PM)

Thinking out of the box is always attractive! What if you place the graft without any growth factors? Or maybe mixing xeno with allograft or autologeous bone.Thank you for the inspired presentation.

Michael Maroon - (8/3/2018 7:20 PM)

Excellent presentation and descriptions. Thank you.

Ernesto Lee - (7/31/2018 7:42 AM)

In answer to the growth factor question, the original study and most of my cases have been performed with PDGF. We have however, groups working in areas of the world where PDGF is not available. There is clinical evidence that Emdogain will work, and anectotal evidence that L-PRF may work as well. Regards.

Ernesto Lee - (7/31/2018 7:35 AM)

Thank you all for your kind comments and sorry for the delayed response. I just recently became aware that this was featured on Dental XP.

Rod VanSurksum - (7/12/2018 12:59 PM)

Thanks for the excellent presentation, Dr. Lee. What growth factors are you mixing with Bio-Oss? What exactly is your graft mixture made up of?

david wong - (7/4/2018 1:06 AM)

Outstanding presentation, Ernesto! I really enjoyed this. Thank you for sharing your knowledge.

sherif said - (6/27/2018 1:37 AM)

Just simply phenomenal Dr. LEE!

Hamid Kazemi - (6/25/2018 10:52 PM)

Ernesto- A remarkable presentation and review of the literature on our current understanding of tissue response in the aesthetic zone. The minimal invasive techniques has become my preferred approach in selected cases previously treated with open flap / block or GBR. This is a great contribution to our field. Thank you

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