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Xenograft vs. autograft

Using a 3-D collagen matrix for vestibuloplasty

Dr. Christian Schmitt | Germany
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A breakthrough in soft-tissue regeneration
PD Dr Daniel Thoma | Switzerland

Soft tissue augmentation without using grafts from the palate – the new collagen matrix Geistlich Fibro-Gide® makes it possible.

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Taking the patient’s view into account
Dr. Michael McGuire | United States

Objective treatment outcomes are measurable and comparable. However, it is also worth taking the patient’s subjective measures into account. This is the goal of “patient-reported outcomes.”

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Socket Sealing
Ass. Prof. Stefan Fickl | Germany

Should the extraction socket be sealed with a soft-tissue punch graft or with a collagen matrix? The matrix has some advantages over the autologous punch.

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Options post tooth extraction
Prof. Ronald E. Jung | Switzerland

Immediate implantation, spontaneous healing or Ridge Preservation – these are the available options after a tooth has been extracted. Which option is the best when?

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Future regenerative dentistry
Prof. Alan Herford | United States

Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM) is a highly multidisciplinary field. Integrative approaches are developed to overcome today's limitations in augmentation procedures.

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The sandwich osteoplasty
Prof. Bilal Al-Nawas | Germany

The sandwich technique facilitates soft-tissue management and allows experienced surgeons to achieve good results in patients with greater vertical bone deficiencies.

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The strip technique
Prof. Istvan Urban | Hungary

Do large defects need large transplants? Not always. A new technique cleverly merges autologous tissue and collagen matrix. An interview with Prof. Istvan Urban.