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Bone augmentation

Geistlich Bio-Oss® is an option for augmenting atrophic bone

Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland
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Use of Yxoss CBR® in the anterior area
Prof. Frank Liebaug | China

The disadvantages of bone blocks for large bone augmentation are significant – graft resorption, harvest site morbidity, poor graft integration and limited blood supply. Yxoss CBR® provides an alternative approach using particulate graft material.

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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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The biology behind Geistlich Bio-Oss®
Associate Prof. Dieter D. Bosshardt | Switzerland

Histologic staining properties, adsorption and uptake of proteins, osteoconductivity, and resorbability – an overview of biological data and long-term stability clinical outcomes to better understand Geistlich Bio-Oss®.

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A more accurate measure of soft tissue changes
Adjunct Prof. Dr. Thiago Morelli | United States

Quantifying treatment outcomes is the first step towards continuous improvement. A new technique allows accurate and precise measurement of the increase in soft tissue thickness.

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When the company meets the university
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

Geistlich believes in strategic collaborations with universities, and with the University of Geneva, Geistlich found a new partner for quality research. Prof. Irena Sailer, Head of Geneva’s Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials, and Dr. Birgit Schäfer, Geistlich’s Executive Scientific Manager, talk about synergies between the two organizations.

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Geistlich Mucograft® Seal causes fewer scars than a punch graft
Verena Vermeulen | Switzerland

Closing an extraction socket with Geistlich Mucograft® Seal instead of an autologous punch graft saves the patient a painful wound on the palate. It also shortens the treatment time and creates fewer scars in the soft tissue. This is shown by a new study from Germany.1

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Gene therapy for the eyes
Dr. Klaus Duffner | Germany

What sounds like science fiction could become reality in the near future: People with hereditary retinal diseases are given new genes in their eyes to prevent them from going blind. The first drugs are about to be approved.

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5 questions to Alberto Sicilia
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

 

 

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“I don’t want to be adventurous”
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

 

 

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Minimally invasive approaches for major indications
Dr. Alexander Volkmann | Germany

A significant ridge deficiency with horizontal and vertical dimensions. How should this three-tooth gap be treated?

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New collagen matrix facilitates recession coverage
Dr. Martina Stefanini | Italy, Prof. Giovanni Zucchelli | Italy

Eliminating the need for graft harvest and integrating well with surrounding soft tissue, the volume stable collagen matrix Geistlich Fibro-Gide® is an effective biomaterial for treating recession defects.

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The challenge of treating cancer patients
Prof. Rogerio Belle de Oliveira | Brazil

When dental practice faces neoplastic patients, risk and failure increase. An overview of influencing factors and suitable treatments.

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“Predictability is my daily guiding principle”
Dr. Giulia Cerino | Switzerland

What is an orthodontic treatment? What is the biology behind ? We met Dr. Daniele Cardaropoli during the last EuroPerio in Amsterdam and he gave us an insights into the topic.

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Should we extract the tooth and replace it with a dental implant?
Dr. Amit Patel | United Kingdom

Regenerative surgical procedures have long been considered a suitable method for restoring lost periodontal structure and functional attachment. But how did the concept develop? And what can we expect in the future?

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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.