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Rebuilding jaw bone

“Explantation is a decisive turning point for the patients”

Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland
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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

 

 

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Dealing with peri-implantitis
Prof. Stuart J. Froum | United States

For two decades Prof. Stuart Froum has been treating peri-implantitis patients. He has recently published the results of his experience.

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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.