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June 8, 2020 Feature Oral HealthOral Surgery

Socket Grafting Using a Large Particulate Xenograft as a Prelude to Implant Placement: A Case Report and Histology

by Lanka Mahesh BDS, MBA; Gregori M. Kurtzman DDS, MAGD, DICOI, DADIA, DIDIA; Meenu Taneja Bhasin, MDS and Saurabh Juneja, MDS

Abstract Immediately following tooth extraction, a sequence of events takes place that often results in both alveolar ridge resorption (loss of volume and geometry) and a soft tissue defect. This can impact the correct 3D positioning of the implant when

November 12, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral HealthProsthodontics

Bone Augmentation Prior To Implant Placement: A Review And Case Report

by Mehdi Garashi, DDS, MS; Kristen Diaz, DMD; Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD, MBA; FACD, FICD Diana Bronstein, DDS, MS, MS, FICOI, DICOI, DAAP

There is no doubt that the advent of dental implants has revolutionized the field of dental medicine. With the ability to esthetically and functionally replace single teeth or act as abutments for dentures, implants show not only versatility in application,

August 6, 2019 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

Crestal Sinus Elevation For Implant Placement

by Arun K. Garg, DMD; Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS

Introduction Challenges to implant placement in the posterior maxilla may be related to the maxillary sinus. The sinus may pneumatize (enlarge) related to sinus issues, patient age, how long the site has been edentulous or related to periodontal bone loss

August 1, 2018 Feature ImplantologyOral Health

When to Take a CBCT Scan for Implant Placement

by Mark Nicolucci, DDS, MS, FRCD(C)

To view figures, click on figure mentions throughout the article. Implant dentistry has a particular need to assess the three-dimensional structure of the jaw bones. Traditionally two-dimensional radiographs have sufficed for most dentists’ needs such as with restorative or endodontics.

August 4, 2016 Feature ImplantologyOral Surgery

Dynamic Surgical Guidance to Facilitate Dental Implant Placement: A Case Report

by Jill Bashutski, DDS, MS, FRCD(C); Stéfan M. Piché, DMD

Introduction The long-term success of dental implant surgery is dependent, in part, on accurate planning and placement of the implant.1 Currently, there are many digital planning systems available to aid the clinician in pre-operative treatment planning, although the main challenge

October 2, 2011 News Implantology

Implant Placement with simultaneous bone augmentation

by ken

2011-12-12 14:53:08

August 23, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantology

I DON’T THINK SO!!!!!!!!!!

by ken

Recent posting in Dr. Bicuspid referenced an article in August Journal of Endodontics wherein a preponderance of respondees in a survey replied that they would not refer to an endodontist to place implants……….In lieu of a comments reply, thought I’d

August 19, 2011 News EndodonticsImplantology

Endo Perio Implant Algorithm Redux

by ken

2011-12-12 14:48:21

May 6, 2011 News CAD/CAMElearningImplantologyTrends in Dental Education

Block grafting & CAD CAM based planning for Ideal implant Positions

by ken

From Dentinal Tubules: By Anand Krishnamurthy – 19/03/2011 Dr Krishnamurthy presents a case of implant placement using CAD CAM planning and involving block grafting, before positioning and placing dental implants The initiative with Oral Health and My Dental Hub intends

March 7, 2011 News Keeping you guessing

Maxillary Sinus Lift and Implant Placement (Ankylos C/X)

by ken

The intent of this new phase of the MOUTHING OFF BLOG is to make it more and more visual and graphic with images, video clips and animations.  A friend from St. Louis, Dr. William Cohen, shared this with an implant

February 5, 2011 News Implantology

Crown-to-Implant Ratios of Short-Length Implants

by ken

Hardeep Birdi, DMD, MS John Schulte, DDS, MSD Alejandro Kovacs, DDS, MS Meghan Weed, RDH Sung-Kiang Chuang, DMD,MD Journal of Oral Implantology Vol. XXXVI/No. Six/2010 Excessive crown-implant ratios have been cited in the literature as being detrimental to long term implant survival. However, unfavorable

May 15, 2010 News CAD/CAM

Soup to nuts, CAD/CAM style

by ken

Image via Wikipedia At the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, Straumann introduced an array of integrated computer-based technologies that have been designed to increase confidence,safety, precision and reliability in implant and restorative dentistry. Under the new umbrella brand of Straumann