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Titanium Mesh and rhBMP-2 in Ridge Augmentation: Options and Limitations

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Titanium mesh has been used in reconstructive surgery and ridge augmentation for several years. The traditional technique involves using cancellous autogenous bone under the mesh scaffold. More recently growth factors and bone substitutes have been utilized as autograft replacements. There are several advantages to using titanium mesh for space maintenance including strength, ease of use, low cost and biocompatibility. However, the difficulty in removing the mesh has led to a search for other space maintenance scaffolds including tenting screws, dense preshaped collagen and porous high-density polyethylene. This webinar will discuss the use of rhBMP-2 for managing horizontal and vertical bone deficiencies with various scaffolds.

Date Added:
3/19/2014

Author(s):

Craig M Misch, DDS, MDS Craig M Misch, DDS, MDS
Dr. Craig M. Misch graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He then received postgraduate certificates in prosthodontics and oral implantology as well a...
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Ed Liu - (3/23/2014 11:38 AM)

Dr. Misch, thanks for your wonderful and clear presentation. Here is my question, if you use Ti Mesh in large maxillary defect like the case you showed (one side with Ti mesh, one side with particulate graft and collagen membrane) , because we know it's better not to give the patient removable temporary prosthesis because it may cause too much pressure on the grafting site, I wonder what kind of temporary prosthesis will you use for your patient with esthetic concern?

Omid Moghaddas - (3/19/2014 1:57 AM)

great documents ,nicely presented. tnx Craig. i am a great fan of titanium mesh. Dr Moghaddas

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