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Digital Implant Dentistry: Improving Our Daily Practice Premium Member Content

Digital Implant Dentistry: Improving Our Daily Practice
Nowadays digital dentistry is already a reality. But what should we expect in the future about digital protocols in implant dentistry? In this webinar, we cover some topics where digital may improve the traditional pathways enhancing control and predictability in treatment approaches like immediate loading, socket shield, and guided surgery.

Presented By:: Dr. Francisco Teixera Barbosa
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Tissue Management and Surgery in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Tissue Management and Surgery in Implant Dentistry
The expanding role of biologics and minimally invasive surgical protocols is highlighted in this dynamic presentation. The comparison of teeth to implant sites as well as autologous vs. allograft grafts will be discussed. Esthetic Risk Assessment will be introduced and it's use as a a prognostic indicator.

Presented By:: Sonia S. Leziy, DDS, Dipl Perio
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S.M.A.R.T.  Minimally Invasive Bone Grafting Premium Member Content

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

Presented By:: Ernesto A. Lee, DMD
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Beyond Technologies; Digital & Esthetic Dentistry Premium Member Content

Beyond Technologies; Digital & Esthetic Dentistry
Workflow using an integrated approach with CAD/CAM, CBCT, and 3D printing will be highlighted. Learn how to integrate digital technologies for comprehensive 3D implantology including the diagnostic scan, implant planning, surgical guide design and fabrication, and the digital restoration. The concept behind full and direct restorations including immediate provisionalization and how the stitching of multiple files taken from intra-oral scans and CBCT can provide the necessary information to advance to in-office 3D printing and CEREC restorations.

Presented By:: Neal Patel, DDS
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Bone Grafting Videos
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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S.M.A.R.T.  Minimally Invasive Bone Grafting Premium Member Content

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

Presented By:: Ernesto A. Lee, DMD
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Advances in Hard and Soft Tissue Management Using 3D Printing Technology Premium Member Content

Advances in Hard and Soft Tissue Management Using 3D Printing Technology
It is becoming rare today to come across simple cases in Periodontics; our specialty has come to face complex cases where hard and soft tissue deficiencies are quite common. These suggested protocols and schematic approaches were developed to help the surgical practitioner visualize and divide the problem into a predictable step-by-step workflow. The utilization of 3-D printed CBCT studies of the treatment planned surgical sites was shown to be integral in patient care and clinical outcomes. Every step is dictated by biology; all incision designs, flap management techniques, and biomaterials used have been selected to maximize the blood supply in the area and minimize trauma to the vascular network that nourishes our surgical site.

Presented By:: Giuseppe Cicero, DDS;Adlof Urtula, DDS
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Current Concepts in Bioactivity and Regeneration Premium Member Content

Current Concepts in Bioactivity and Regeneration
An injury to the tissue instantly stimulates the healing process. To heal properly, we need three elements: scaffolds, cells and growth factors. If one of these three elements are missing there will be no tissue regeneration. Plasma rich in growth factors (Endoret® (PRGF®) technology, enables clinicians to apply autologous growth factors and a fibrin scaffold in a simple, safe and effective method. The Endoret® (PRGF®) stimulates the tissue-building cells to achieve regeneration. An optimal alveolar regeneration is characterized by fast haemostasis, adequate inflammation, stem cell mobilization and differentiation, rapid soft tissue closure of the socket and correct tissue regeneration. The adequate management of the extraction socket will determine the final outcome of implant-supported restorations.

Presented By:: Eduardo Anitua, MD, DDS, PhD
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Sinus Lift Videos
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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Sinus Lift & Immediate Implant Placement: "The Easy Protocol" Premium Member Content

Sinus Lift & Immediate Implant Placement: "The Easy Protocol"
Sinus lift is still a common procedure in 2017. Many alternative techniques to sinus lift have been published to avoid invading this anatomical space, such as tilted implants with angled prosthetic abutments, extra short implants, distal pontic cantilever, zygomatic or tuberosity implant placements. However, many situations like highly pneumatized sinus for single missing tooth, extreme atrophic areas at posterior sites, etc. will necessary have to be solved performing sinus lift techniques to regenerate the missing alveolar bone and this alternative options cannot be taken.

Presented By:: Nicolas Aronna Mallia, DDS
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Soft Tissue Videos
Positive & Negative Factors in Stem Cells & Wound Healing: Solutions for Long Term Stability Premium Member Content

Positive & Negative Factors in Stem Cells & Wound Healing: Solutions for Long Term Stability
The main factor for soft and hard tissue healing is the speed and quality of new vascularization. This lecture will present all the positive and negative factors who control the angiogenesis, blood supply, and bone metabolism: -Biological factors as vit. D and cholesterol have to be checked before the surgery -The management of the flaps with sutures is one the main factor for the bone and soft tissue maintenance.. -The soft brushing technique is a new technique which increases the flap without periosteal incision nor bleeding. -Careful Implant placement without too much torque, especially in cortical bone or grafted bone at the re-entry.. -The A-PRF liquid and i-PRF are solutions to reduce the mobility of the granules (sticky bone) with an improvement of angiogenesis The use of growth factors is a stimulation of angiogenesis. The prevention of the negative factors will allow us to achieve the long-term stability.

Presented By:: Joseph Choukroun, MD
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Tissue Management and Surgery in Implant Dentistry Premium Member Content

Tissue Management and Surgery in Implant Dentistry
The expanding role of biologics and minimally invasive surgical protocols is highlighted in this dynamic presentation. The comparison of teeth to implant sites as well as autologous vs. allograft grafts will be discussed. Esthetic Risk Assessment will be introduced and it's use as a a prognostic indicator.

Presented By:: Sonia S. Leziy, DDS, Dipl Perio
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The Science Behind the Papillae - Part 1 of 2 Premium Member Content

The Science Behind the Papillae - Part 1 of 2
In 1992, Tarnow’s study on the effect of the distance from the contact point to the crestal bone on the presence of interproximal dental papilla gave us a new and ground breaking insight into the management of pink aesthetics. Later Team Atlanta furthered that study, analyzing the different measures between teeth, implants and pontics, giving us an even deeper understanding of how bone height influences in papilla growth. In my understanding, this study was one of the most important in the history of dentistry due to its true crossover between dental surgery and the prosthodontic field, combining aesthetics, oral rehabilitation and oral surgery in treatment planning. Never has interdisciplinary dentistry been more valued. This lecture will go over past and present techniques that can be performed to achieve an optimal aesthetic outcome in the managing of soft tissue.

Presented By:: Miguel Stanley, DDS
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S.M.A.R.T.  Minimally Invasive Bone Grafting Premium Member Content

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

Presented By:: Ernesto A. Lee, DMD
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Periodontic Surgery Videos
Crown Lengthening in Comprehensive Esthetic Therapy: The Complete Surgical Video A to Z Premium Member Content

Crown Lengthening in Comprehensive Esthetic Therapy: The Complete Surgical Video A to Z
In this complete surgical video, Dr. David Wong performs an esthetic crown lengthening procedure to address a "gummy smile" as part of comprehensive therapy and smile enhancement. Dr. Wong will outline the indications for crown lengthening surgery as opposed to orthognathic correction. The surgical video will demonstrate the complete crown lengthening surgery, including incision design, flap management and instrumentation. In addition, suturing and post-operative care will also be outlined in detail.

Presented By:: David Wong, DDS
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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 Diagnosis and Treatment of Inflammatory Peri-implant Disease: We Have a Problem Premium Member Content

The Diagnosis and Treatment of Inflammatory Peri-implant Disease: We Have a Problem
This detailed presentation will discuss the etiology, microbiology, histopathology and clinical manifestations of peri-implant disease, and will present evidence based in-office and at-home treatment regimens to stop mucositis from progressing to peri-implantitis. Additionally, "COAP", a new minimally invasive surgical technique for the treatment of peri-implantitis will be introduced.

Presented By:: Paul Fletcher, DDS
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Zero Bone Loss Protocol: Influence of Vertical Soft Tissue Thickness on Crestal Bone Stability Premium Member Content

Zero Bone Loss Protocol: Influence of Vertical Soft Tissue Thickness on Crestal Bone Stability
Crestal bone stability is considered to be important for bone preservation, longevity of implants and to prevent peri-implant tissue recession. Implant placement level is important for bone stability. Mucosal tissue thickness was shown to be the factor having impact on bone stability. It was showed that platform switching does not reduce crestal bone loss, if soft tissues at the implant placement are thin.

Presented By:: Tomas Linkevicius, DDS, Dip Pros, PhD
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Other Surgical Videos
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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The Surgical-Restorative Digital Work Flow In Comprehensive Therapy Premium Member Content

The Surgical-Restorative Digital Work Flow In Comprehensive Therapy
Traditional methods of treating our patients are being been replaced by digital processes, impacting our daily life. The intake of various technologies such as CBCT imaging, scanning, digital restorative design and CAD/CAM production have contributed to this movement. In the same time, restorative materials have also been developed and studied that have improved strength and esthetic qualities. All these capabilities create opportunities for better restorative outcome.

Presented By:: Karim Dada, DDS, MS;Leon Pariente, 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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