Mandibular Lingual Concavity. CBCT can save the life of your patient and your practice.

For these reasons and more, you should visualize with CBCT certain aspects of the areas to treat. Lingual concavity or undercut is a common finding in the posterior mandible, and ignoring this undercut may result in perforation of the lingual cortex. (1) Traumatisation of vital anatomical structures, neurologic injuries and severe bleeding in the floor … Read more

Membrane fixation for predictable Bone Regeneration. Tacking or Suturing your membrane?

Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR) has been one of the most common surgical procedures in Implantology for the last decades.  As new regenerative treatments are developed, GBR still remains the most performed procedure among the surgeons to gain bone for proper implant placement and long term stability. Guided Bone Regeneration would be consider the gold standard … Read more

The clinical and biological effect of Growth Factor Therapy. A myth or reality?

Many beneficial effects have been reported in the Scientific Literature from the Growth Factor Therapy which points out the real biological effect in terms of proliferation and cellular differentiation. Thus, many of these properties have been criticized by many experts even denying some of the reported benefits. This is why I would like to mention … Read more

The importance of keratinized gingiva around our implants. Which options do I have?

Scientific Literature describes many variables at the time of presenting the best implant situation for long term stability and the quality of the periimplant tissues should not be questioned. But many studies have shown as well bone stability around implants without the “mandatory” presence of keratinized gingiva (KG). The truth is that biologically speaking the … Read more

New content in Dental Surgery Channel for the 2020.

Very soon in Dental Surgery Channel, the V.I.S.T.A Technique for Minimally Invasive Surgery. A specific technique described by Homa Zadeh from USC that properly used can improve your outcomes and keep you away from complications since: 1-. It preserves the original periosteum attachment at the critical areas reducing the post-operatory effect. 2-. Minimizes the bone exposure reducing … Read more

The use of Provisional Restorations in implant Dentistry. 3 important benefits that can bring to the aesthetic zone

The use of provisionals would be indicated in all the cases if for anatomic reasons or history of bone atrophy and collapse, the original architecture has been reduced or lost due to different factors. The main goal is to recreate the lost scalloped gingiva as well as to reproduce the topography for the best and … Read more

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