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Gaining Horizontal and Vertical Bone with Mineralized Bone Particulate, rh-BMP2 and Resorbable Ultrasonic-Applied Rigid Barriers

Description:
While many benefits of rh-BMP2 have been described, there is still a need for further evidence and refinement of the overall application. Further, the use of titanium mesh has been well described, but so has the complications of removal and exposure. Bioresorbable barriers are now available which can be molded into any desired three-dimensional form, creating a rigid and resorbable construct that is secured to the bone using ultrasonic energy. This unique solution has been successfully used to create the proper environment for both large lateral and vertical ridge augmentations for situations previously only treated with block grafting or distraction. Dr. Cummings will share his experience with the material, as well as the key soft tissue techniques that are critical for the success of any large augmentation.

Date Added:
9/30/2013

Author(s):

Lewis C. Cummings, DDS, MS Lewis C. Cummings, DDS, MS
Dr. Lewis C. Cummings; a Houston native, received his dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. After graduating dental...
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Questions & Comments
Dr Debora Herrick - (10/8/2013 8:03 AM)

OOps, really fast talker. good information tho, after a few rewinds. Thank you.

laurent oiknine - (10/6/2013 8:33 PM)

Beautiful work and more predictable results in bone grafting. Only issue is the prohibitive costs with: bioresorbable membrane plus tacks, allogenic bone particles, rh-BMP2, Allodermic membrane ! It makes grafting so much more expensive than when using autogenous block grafts!

Cyrus Mehr41 - (10/6/2013 3:41 AM)

Very informative and up-to-date on recent grafting techniques. Dr.Cummings is very articulate and to the point.

Jerry Kohen - (10/5/2013 12:47 AM)

very good , the best tip is - to cover with colagen in the end.without that the mmebrane will cut the gums.

Hana Hasse - (10/4/2013 4:13 PM)

Best video concerning Sonic Weld I´ve seen so far. Thank you.

John Govostes - (4/10/2013 12:26 AM)

Dr. Salama, KLS martin also provides longer tack pins which can be used as tenting screws. You are able to then spot weld these tenting screws to the membrane. This really gives it rigidity and allows you to bulk out the barrier in cases where you need the support. In general I tend to use the thicker barrier sheets for better support. I am not sure if the company is still making these though?

bruce marzullo - (4/9/2013 12:33 PM)

Really clear, practical and something I can put into practice immediately.

milind saudagar - (11/1/2012 11:17 PM)

dr.lewis very nice and innovative technique. i am trying to attend your course in las vegas. can u please tell me where do we purchase these membranes and screws? in india we see lot of such cases and autogenous bone graft is not possible most of the times. your technique is a boon here. thank you for the enlightement.

Maurice Salama - (10/30/2012 9:00 AM)

So Sedigh; You can download Flash player directly from Adobe online for FREE. good luck Dr. S

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