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Dealing with peri-implantitis

Prof. Stuart J. Froum | United States
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“Our body needs protected space”
Dr. Klaus Duffner | Germany

Collagen is an ancient building block for life that makes a broad variety of tissues. Conversation with the collagen expert Dr. Lothar Schlösser, Head of Geistlich Material Discovery Research, on the successful use of collagen in regenerating bones, cartilage and skin.

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Bisphosphonates
Prof. Bilal Al-Nawas | Germany

Not all patients on anti-resorptive therapy have a high risk of osteonecrosis of the jaw. When is implantation possible, and what should a dentist consider?

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Sinus floor elevation
Adjunct Prof. Dr. Michael R. Norton | United Kingdom

During a sinus floor elevation, various complications can arise from a perforation of the Schneiderian membrane. How can we predict and avoid complications? How should we deal with a perforated membrane?

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In Monaco with Julio Joly
Débora Furlani | Brazil

 

 

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Customized bone regeneration with Yxoss CBR®
Dr. Marcus Seiler | Germany

Yxoss CBR® is a customized titanium grid structure designed for the regeneration of bone defects – based on a patient’s CBCT or CT data. It stabilizes the graft in the optimal position and can be easily removed later.

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“Risk assessment helps avoid peri-implantitis!”
Prof. Stefan Renvert | Sweden

Thorough diagnosis, patient selection and treatment planning can help decrease peri-implantitis risk.

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Communication is part of the cure
Dr. Francesca Rossini | Italy, Dr. Michele Rossini | Italy

For patients, an edentulous area is a “gap;” the word “bone” makes people feel uncomfortable; and the word “surgery” in the context of dentistry creates confusion. What is important when explaining a dental treatment to patients?

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How to plan bone reconstructions
Dr. Ueli Grunder | Switzerland

Anyone planning bone regeneration should never just follow a rigid decision tree, but focus instead on the most important connections and factors.

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Immediate implant placement - Planning
Ass. Prof. Stephen Chen | Australia

Many things have to be considered before placing an implant immediately. A brief guide for everyday practice.

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Immediate implant placement - Handling
Ass. Prof. Stephen Chen | Australia

Thick gingivae, an intact facial bone wall, sufficient bone volume on the apical aspect, no infection – ideal conditions for immediate implant placement. How to do it?

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3-D imaging for treatment planning
Assistant Prof. George A. Mandelaris | United States

3-D imaging has revolutionized pre-treatment case analysis and treatment planning. This article addresses the role of CBCT imaging in interdisciplinary dentofacial therapy for skeletally mature patients requiring orthodontic therapy.

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Regeneration during sleep
Dr. Klaus Duffner | Germany

Being unconscious and defenseless for hours at a time poses a risk for every living creature. What makes sleep so important that it is worth taking the risk?

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Visiting a cell laboratory
Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland

How do human cells respond to biomaterials? And how can the interaction be further improved? Geistlich traces these questions in its cell laboratory.

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The regenerating jellyfish
Dr. Klaus Duffner | Germany

The first known case of a sexually mature, multicellular organism regressing to an immature life form is the cnidarian: Turritopsis dohrnii.

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Virtually immortal!
Dr. Klaus Duffner | Germany

The regenerative capacity of some sea creatures can be considered “superhuman”. Particular genes are crucial. They are the key to stem cells constantly renewing themselves.

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A chat with Pam McClain
Reto Falk | Switzerland