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Interview

Photography in dentistry: Basic equipment, settings and accessories

Dr. Pasquale Loiacono | Italy
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A chat with Dr. Chen Bo
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

We met Dr. Chen Bo, Peking University, China, during Osteology Barcelona. She shared with us her experience in bone regeneration plus some personal insights.

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The Pallid Marvel of Regeneration
Dr. Klaus Duffner | Germany

Axolotls are able to regenerate not only their limbs but also their eyes and even parts of their heart in just a few weeks. Now international scientists have succeeded in sequencing the salamander’s full genome.

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“I would fill the gap in any case”
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

Prof. Jan Cosyn, Ghent University, has a lot of experience in the controversial field of timing of implant placement. During Osteology Barcelona, he sheds light on the question - Immediate implant placement: when is hard and soft tissue grafting indicated? 

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Wide infrabony defects: Stable results with Geistlich Bio-Oss® Collagen
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

Long-term evidence on the clinical and radiographic outcome of regenerative periodontal therapy using minimally invasive surgery and Geistlich Bio-Oss® Collagen was still missing. A 5-year prospective study now fills the gap.1

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“Customized treatments are definitely beneficial”
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

The number of possible treatments for bone augmentation is quite large. Which one is advisable to use and for what situation? How do new technologies work? We met Prof. Andy Temmerman, University of Leuven, during Osteology Barcelona and he gave us some insights into the topic.

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Simplicity and clarity are the keys to success
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

Dr. Steven Eckert is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. We learnt from his experience, what makes a compelling research article.

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“The possibility to collect and analyze clinical data is the biggest asset”
Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland

The Osteology Foundation provides a communication platform for researchers and clinicians in the field of oral tissue regeneration: THE BOX. What can you use it for? We discussed networking opportunities, planning tools and the risk of unfiltered case discussions with Dr. Kristina Badalyan, Senior Researcher in Moscow.

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“Doing research is not just about performing experiments”
Prof. William Giannobile | United States

He is one of the most experienced researchers in the field of regenerative dentistry and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Dental Research. Prof. William Giannobile talked with us about impactful research, the tenacity needed and the Osteology Foundation’s role in educating and funding researchers.

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Bone augmentation
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

Can jaw bone be restored in width and height using an innovative customized 3-D printed titanium scaffold? Our infographic summarizes a recent study from Sagheb et al. and sheds light on this question.

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The iMc Institute: An example for practice-based research
Dr. Michael K. McGuire | United States

The truth is that as clinicians we are all practice-based researchers. When we diagnose our patients, choose treatments and follow results, we are really performing research, whether we know it or not.

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In the phantom room with Anton Sculean
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland
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“Simplified treatment is not necessarily good treatment”
Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland

Do dentists and patients have unrealistic expectations about what technology can do? With AAP past president Dr Don Clem, we discussed the search for simplified treatment, predictability and what it really takes to become a better surgeon.

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Strip autograft plus Geistlich Mucograft® allow the growth of physiologically normal keratinized gingiva
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

Biopsies from the combined grafting technique show tissue morphology as well as keratin and collagen expression identical to that of free gingival graft strips.1

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Soft tissue volume augmentation
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

Does soft tissue management have an impact on peri-implant health or is it just a questions of esthetics? Our infographic gives insights on this questions.

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Facing dehiscence defects in the anterior area
Prof. Shakeel Shahdad | United Kingdom

Soft tissue defects are often encountered prior to implantation, resulting in insufficient attached keratinized mucosa, which, if not corrected, results in less than ideal aesthetic outcomes.

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Oral Regeneration Topic
Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland

Scientific radar, expert interview, webinar - all on the same topic. In the Oral Regeneration Topic, which is organized every six months by the Osteology Foundation, you can learn a lot about selected matters.