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Periodontal regeneration

Should we extract the tooth and replace it with a dental implant?

Dr. Amit Patel | United Kingdom
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5 questions to Martina Stefanini
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

Where do we stand for soft tissue management? During the last EuroPerio in Amsterdam, Dr. Martina Stefanini shared with us her thoughts and experiences.

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A less invasive tunneling technique for multiple recession defects
Dr. Sofia Aroca | France

Recession coverage still represents a challenge when it comes to severe defects. But proper technique and material can help guarantee a successful outcome. Discover how.

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Dealing with extraction sockets
Dr. Daniele Cardaropoli | Italy

Following tooth extraction, the maintenance of the original bone volume is paramount. But what parameters need to be considered?

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It’s not only a matter of aesthetics
Ass. Prof. Ignacio Sanz Martin | Spain, Prof. Mariano Sanz | Spain

Sufficient soft tissue volume and keratinized tissue around implants are key for implant success. A clinical update on gold standards and alternatives.

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“Explantation is a decisive turning point for the patients”
Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland

Explantation can be a last resort to handle an infected implant. Dr. Mauro Merli, Italy, has gained experience in this unpleasant procedure and the subsequent rebuilding of jaw bone. Here he shares his insights into minimally invasive techniques, suitable materials and the value of listening to the patient’s expectations.  

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A less invasive technique for greater success
Dr. Yoon Euy Hong | South Korea

Different techniques and biomaterials can be used for recession coverage. When is the coronally advanced flap beneficial, when a tunneling approach?

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The comprehensive dental care concept is almost lost
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

 

 

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Proper flap and suture techniques are key to success
Dr. Luca De Stavola | Italy

Major bone augmentations with either Guided Bone Regeneration or a bone block increase bone volume significantly. But without proper flap techniques, wound dehiscences can jeopardize success.

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“Bone loss thresholds are not relevant for daily practice”
Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland

What is peri-implantitis? How frequent is it? The 2017 World Workshop on the Classification of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Diseases and Conditions aimed at establishing a new internationally accepted classification. Jan Derks, Gothenburg, gave us an update on the results.

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Using a 3-D collagen matrix for vestibuloplasty
Dr. Christian Schmitt | Germany

No painful graft harvest and very good color and texture match surrounding tissue - these are major advantages when performing a vestibuloplasty with Geistlich Mucograft®. Now there is long-term data over five years.

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A chat with Jung-Chul Park
Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland

 

 

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“It’s not only science. There is a lot of art involved.”
Thomas Pfyffer | Switzerland, Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland

Geistlich invested heavily to develop its latest product, the 3D collagen matrix Geistlich Fibro-Gide®. Dr. Terance Hart, Director Research, and Dr. Mark Spilker, Chief Scientific Officer, talk about innovation, research pathways and strategic collaborations.

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Hope from 3D printing
Dr. Klaus Duffner | Germany

Demand for human tissue is enormous. As a result, great hope is now being placed on computer-controlled “bio-printers”. In particular, considerable progress is being made with tissues that do not depend on capillaries and nerves.

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Augmentation procedures for geriatric patients
Prof. Zhuofan Chen | China, Dr. Zhipeng Li | China

Old age is not a contraindication for bone augmentation and implant placement, but patient and technique factors have to be considered.

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Loss of a transplant due to alveolitis
Ass. Prof. Michael Stimmelmayr | Germany

First peri-implantitis occurs, then alveolitis following explantation. How should this case be treated?

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In Milano with Giulio Rasperini
Reto Falk | Switzerland