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“Feedback from students has been tremendously positive”

Verena Vermeulen | 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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How to deal with missing anterior teeth. Take stock of the situation
Prof. Lin Ye | China, Dr. Jiang Xi | China

Dental implant therapy is considered a safe and predictable treatment to replace missing teeth. Nonetheless, implant rehabilitation in the anterior maxilla is still a challenge because of esthetic concerns.

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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.