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Step-By-Step Surgical Video of Horizontal and Vertical Defects - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Step-By-Step Surgical Video of Horizontal and Vertical Defects - Part 2 of 2
Emphasis will be placed on the benefits of the augmentation technique on revascularization: the use of autologous bone grafts on a scaffold of xenograft material saturated in PRP (Platelets Rich Plasma), covered with PPP (Platelets Poor Plasma). Soft tissue manipulation with role-up technique is demonstrated prior to implants placement.
Six months after implants placement, the second phase of uncovering is shown.

Presented By:: Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD
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Ridge Expansion, GBR & Meshes: Decision Making in Clinical Practice Premium Member Content

Ridge Expansion, GBR & Meshes: Decision Making in Clinical Practice
A variety of bone augmentation procedures are currently available at use to the clinician. Techniques of variable complexity can essentially yield favorable results. The choice of technique to utilize however, is often based on defect site presentation and operator comfort level. This presentation will focus on the use of ridge expansion, guided bone regeneration (GBR), and titanium mesh. Merits and indications of each technique will be discussed, and clinical cases will be presented that showcase the decision making process involved in treatment planning.

Presented By:: Ehab Moussa, DDS
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Treating the Terminal Dentition: A Patient-Center Approach Premium Member Content

Treating the Terminal Dentition: A Patient-Center Approach
In patients with terminal dentition esthetic and functional replacement is a necessary objective, but no longer a sufficient-objective: nowadays, due to the clinical and extra clinical characteristics of these patients, management of the therapy is as important as its conclusion. Respect of the principle of autonomy, reduction of treatment length, simplification of surgical procedures and prosthetic management of implant immediate loading are the cornerstones of this philosophy and are the object of this lecture.

Presented By:: Leonello Biscaro, DDS
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Methods of Determining Implant Stability and Scientific Loading Criteria

Methods of Determining Implant Stability and Scientific Loading Criteria
There can always be difficulties in determining the osseointegration status when an implant is to be loaded with the prosthesis. Nevertheless, it is vital to know whether the implant is stable. Research today demonstrates that implants can be subject to immediate or early loading, but there were no objective standard methods of determining implant stability which will be very helpful criteria for immediate or early loading.

Presented By:: Kwang-Bum Park, DDS, MS, PhD
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Bone Grafting Videos
Step-By-Step Surgical Video of Horizontal and Vertical Defects - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Step-By-Step Surgical Video of Horizontal and Vertical Defects - Part 2 of 2
Emphasis will be placed on the benefits of the augmentation technique on revascularization: the use of autologous bone grafts on a scaffold of xenograft material saturated in PRP (Platelets Rich Plasma), covered with PPP (Platelets Poor Plasma). Soft tissue manipulation with role-up technique is demonstrated prior to implants placement.
Six months after implants placement, the second phase of uncovering is shown.

Presented By:: Devorah Schwartz-Arad, DMD, PhD
Presentation Style: Video
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Ridge Expansion, GBR & Meshes: Decision Making in Clinical Practice Premium Member Content

Ridge Expansion, GBR & Meshes: Decision Making in Clinical Practice
A variety of bone augmentation procedures are currently available at use to the clinician. Techniques of variable complexity can essentially yield favorable results. The choice of technique to utilize however, is often based on defect site presentation and operator comfort level. This presentation will focus on the use of ridge expansion, guided bone regeneration (GBR), and titanium mesh. Merits and indications of each technique will be discussed, and clinical cases will be presented that showcase the decision making process involved in treatment planning.

Presented By:: Ehab Moussa, DDS
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Autologous Bone vs. Bioactive Modifiers/BMP-2: A Clinical Update in Bone Regeneration - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

Autologous Bone vs. Bioactive Modifiers/BMP-2: A Clinical Update in Bone Regeneration - Part 1 of 2
There are several techniques and materials available for implant site development. The choice may depend on a number of factors including size of the defect, osseous morphology, costs and surgeon or patient preferences. Autogenous bone has long been considered the gold standard of graft materials. The trend today is to reduce patient morbidity but still provide predictable outcomes. This lecture will discuss the use of autogenous bone versus using bioactive modifiers such as platelet concentrates, rhPDGF and rhBMP-2 as replacement for the need to harvest bone.

Presented By:: Craig M Misch, DDS, MDS
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Autologous Bone vs. Bioactive Modifiers/BMP-2: A Clinical Update in Bone Regeneration - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Autologous Bone vs. Bioactive Modifiers/BMP-2: A Clinical Update in Bone Regeneration - Part 2 of 2
There are several techniques and materials available for implant site development. The choice may depend on a number of factors including size of the defect, osseous morphology, costs and surgeon or patient preferences. Autogenous bone has long been considered the gold standard of graft materials. The trend today is to reduce patient morbidity but still provide predictable outcomes. This lecture will discuss the use of autogenous bone versus using bioactive modifiers such as platelet concentrates, rhPDGF and rhBMP-2 as replacement for the need to harvest bone.

Presented By:: Craig M Misch, DDS, MDS
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Sinus Lift Videos
“IPG-DET Technique” The Evolution of New Age Concept Premium Member Content

“IPG-DET Technique” The Evolution of New Age Concept
“IPG” DET protocol: a pioneer technique of internal bone regeneration in the sinus without the need of sinus floor elevation (SFE) Patients suffering from maxilla deficiencies are treated with extensive bone transplantation and Sinus Floor Elevation (SFE) procedures, in order to accomplish a successful and stable dental implantation. In 2014, “IPG” DET – called the Ioannis P. Georgakopoulos Dentist Education Institute Technique – has been proven a solid and reliable alternative to SFE. Actually, “IPG” DET is a well-established, simple, safe, efficient and cost-effective dental implantation protocol that combines a complex of fibrin, concentrated growth factors and CD34+ stem cells (fibrin membrane) along with bone grafting and intentional perforation of the Schneider’s membrane towards a rapid implant insertion.

Presented By:: Ioannis P. Georgakopoulos
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Hydraulics and Densification in Sinus & Ridge Management Premium Member Content

Hydraulics and Densification in Sinus & Ridge Management
Majority of the cases in the maxilla require some form of sinus grafting or procedures to increase ridge width. Innovations in the field of site preparation using Osseodensification principles and use of Hydraulics for sinus elevations have simplified the procedure of gaining bone volume in such clinical situations. Newer tools and materials have enabled clinicians to offer a minimally invasive transalveolar approach to sinus grafting compared to the lateral window approach. Densification drills have provided the clinicians a solution to optimize and expand the site for implant placement. This presentation will analyze various clinical situations needing ridge and sinus augmentation and provide predictable solutions to achieve high success rates.

Presented By:: Udatta Kher, BDS, MDS
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Crestal Sinus Approach: A Hammerless Solution to the Indirect Sinus Lift Premium Member Content

Crestal Sinus Approach: A Hammerless Solution to the Indirect Sinus Lift
Posterior maxillary dental implant reconstruction for advanced alveorlar ridge atrophy has become possible through bone grafting procedures involving the maxillary sinus. This procedure involves augmentation of either the internal or external aspects of the sinus, or both. Bone grafting of the external aspect is performed with guided bone regeneration, using allogenic, autogenous, cortical, or corticocancellous grafts, as well as growth factors such as PRF as onlays with immediate or delayed implant placement. With the advent of new surgical techniques and equipment, sinus augmentation has become a predictable and efficient treatment. This presentation will focus on the internal, hammerless approach.

Presented By:: Isaac D Tawil, DDS
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Management of Extraction Sites With Sinus Perforation Premium Member Content

Management of Extraction Sites With Sinus Perforation
In this narrowcast, Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi presents diagnostics and treatment strategies for extraction sites in the posterior maxilla with sinus perforation.

Presented By:: H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD
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Soft Tissue Videos
Fibrin Assisted Soft Tissue Promotion (FASTP) - A New Perspective in Periodontal Plastic Surgery Premium Member Content

Fibrin Assisted Soft Tissue Promotion (FASTP) - A New Perspective in Periodontal Plastic Surgery
Soft tissue recession around teeth and implants is an epidemic problem in the field of dentistry. A predictable and long-term soft tissue augmentation outcome is primarily dependent on proper diagnosis, prognosis and treatment planning. Harvesting limitations of autogenous tissue from the palate represent a true challenge when treating patients with multiple recessions or gingival deformities around teeth and dental implants. The Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin (APRF) and injectable platelet-rich fibrin (iPRF) are promising tissue promoters that can be a suitable alternative option.

Presented By:: Alina Krivitsky, DDS
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The Collagen Ball Technique Premium Member Content

The Collagen Ball Technique
This brief presentation will discuss a new innovative technique to utilize collagen matrix material in a slightly different method to improve the rate of absorption for soft tissue enhancement during augmentation procedures.

Presented By:: Toshiyuki Mizuguchi, DDS, PhD
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Modern Implant Dentistry: Rules of Engagement in the Esthetic Zone - Part 2 of 2 Premium Member Content

Modern Implant Dentistry: Rules of Engagement in the Esthetic Zone - Part 2 of 2
This presentation will focus on the interdisciplinary relationship of the restorative dentist, periodontist and orthodontist to reconstruct the soft tissue foundation for all of these restorative options in anterior tooth replacement. The diagnosis of deficiencies as well as the varied treatment options will be discussed in detail. This includes periodontal crown lengthening, esthetic periodontal plastic soft tissue grafting procedures as well as prescription adjunctive orthodontic tooth movement to manipulate the soft tissue foundation prior to or subsequent with the restorative options of implants, bridges, or pontic replacement.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD;David Garber, DMD
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"The Great Debate" on Tooth Replacement Premium Member Content

"The Great Debate" on Tooth Replacement
Bucco-palatal collapse of the post-extraction ridge is a significant challenge in restorative and implant dentistry. A variety of different approaches as well as ridge preservation techniques using tissue and augmentative materials have been proposed in this session with some of the leading clinical research teams in the field. A conceptual debate format discussing the virtues of "Early Placement" at 6 weeks (Buser & Belser Team) vs. "Immediate Placement with Dual Zone Protocols" at time of extraction (Chu & Tarnow Team) vs. "Partial Extraction Therapy" PET (Gluckman & Salama) also at the time of extraction is led by Professor Homa Zadeh of USC. This interactive session explores the current status and poses questions for the future use and indications of each proposed therapy.

Presented By:: Prof. Dr. Urs C. Belser;Daniel Buser, DDS;Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD;Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT;Maurice Salama, DMD;Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS;Homa Zadeh, DDS, PhD
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Periodontic Surgery Videos
Fibrin Assisted Soft Tissue Promotion (FASTP) - A New Perspective in Periodontal Plastic Surgery Premium Member Content

Fibrin Assisted Soft Tissue Promotion (FASTP) - A New Perspective in Periodontal Plastic Surgery
Soft tissue recession around teeth and implants is an epidemic problem in the field of dentistry. A predictable and long-term soft tissue augmentation outcome is primarily dependent on proper diagnosis, prognosis and treatment planning. Harvesting limitations of autogenous tissue from the palate represent a true challenge when treating patients with multiple recessions or gingival deformities around teeth and dental implants. The Advanced Platelet Rich Fibrin (APRF) and injectable platelet-rich fibrin (iPRF) are promising tissue promoters that can be a suitable alternative option.

Presented By:: Alina Krivitsky, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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Treating the Terminal Dentition: A Patient-Center Approach Premium Member Content

Treating the Terminal Dentition: A Patient-Center Approach
In patients with terminal dentition esthetic and functional replacement is a necessary objective, but no longer a sufficient-objective: nowadays, due to the clinical and extra clinical characteristics of these patients, management of the therapy is as important as its conclusion. Respect of the principle of autonomy, reduction of treatment length, simplification of surgical procedures and prosthetic management of implant immediate loading are the cornerstones of this philosophy and are the object of this lecture.

Presented By:: Leonello Biscaro, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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Surgical Veneer Grafting Protocol: Step-by-Step Utilization in the Esthetic Zone Premium Member Content

Surgical Veneer Grafting Protocol: Step-by-Step Utilization in the Esthetic Zone
In the surgical part, it will be described the criteria necessary for successfully utilizing minimally invasive protocols within the esthetic zone and the possibility of placing or not placing a bone graft in the “gap” and the opportunity to use a connective tissue graft to overbuild the site bucco-lingually, performing the Surgical Veneer Grafting Protocol, idea'ed by the Agnini brothers.

Presented By:: Alessandro Agnini, DMD;Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS
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Partial Extraction Therapy (PET) The Final Frontier Premium Member Content

Partial Extraction Therapy (PET) The Final Frontier
Buccopalatal collapse of the postextraction ridge is a significant challenge in restorative and implant dentistry. A variety of different approaches as well as ridge preservation techniques using tissue and augmentative materials have been proposed in the literature. A slightly different approach, "PET" is to use the tooth itself by purposely maintaining all or a portion of the root in the remaining socket. Root submergence has been reported in the literature for more than 4 decades, and it has been demonstrated that the submerged tooth root retains the periodontal tissues and preserves the bone in pontic sites or below dentures to retain the ridge. The socket-shield technique entails preparing a tooth root section to remain behind on the labial aspect simultaneous to immediate implant placement and has demonstrated histologic and clinical results that are highly promising to esthetic implant treatment.

Presented By:: Maurice Salama, DMD;Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
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Other Surgical Videos
Stem Cells in Dentistry Premium Member Content

Stem Cells in Dentistry
Stem cells are undifferentiated cells, capable of renewing themselves, with the capacity to produce different cell types to regenerate missing tissues and treat diseases. Oral facial tissues have been identified as a source and therapeutic target for stem cells with clinical interest in dentistry. In this brief presentation, Dr Ana Paz presents stem cells and outlines the clinical applications of stem cells in dentistry. Although more clinical research in this topic is still needed, Dr Ana Paz believes that the main features of stem cells in the future of dentistry should be understood by clinicians.

Presented By:: Ana Paz, DDS, MS
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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
Applied Anatomy of the Neck as it Relates to Head and Neck Infections - Part 1 of 2

Presented By:: Shahrokh C. Bagheri, DMD, MD, FACS, FICD
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Venipuncture & Blood Drawing: Phlebotomy Step-by-Step Premium Member Content

Venipuncture & Blood Drawing: Phlebotomy Step-by-Step
The use of platelets concentrates is becoming unavoidable in our surgeries. To take full advantage of these techniques, the surgeon has to be familiar with the blood collection technique and capable to draw blood at any time. This presentation will show you how to manage simply the venipuncture according to a step by step protocol, with special attention for tricky situations & difficult patients.

Presented By:: Elisa Choukroun, DDS
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Surgical Management of Posterior Mandible Premium Member Content

Surgical Management of Posterior Mandible
Implant therapy is a recognized treatment for edentulous areas with long term success. Nevertheless in some critical situations we have to use complex techniques of advanced oral surgery and bone regeneration to permit the implant placement avoiding the damage of important anatomical structures, like the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN). In severe cases of posterior mandible atrophy we have to use very specific techniques to solve the problem. In these techniques we can consider the nerve transposition and the nerve lateralization. The techniques of nerve manipulation for implant placement are going to be explained in detail with some clinical cases. With this lecture we pretend to clear that oral neurosurgery is not a myth and can be a reality in specific extreme cases.

Presented By:: Raquel Zita Gomes, DMD, PG, MsC, PhD
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