Bone Morphogenic Protein

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Bone Morphogenic Protein

Alveolar bone that is insufficient to support implant placement due to lack of height or width may be augmented with grafting materials including bone morphogenic protein to create sites that…

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Immediate Placement and Immediate Loading

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Immediate Placement and Immediate Loading

Dental implants have had tremendous improvement since their initial introduction into clinical practice. With ongoing advances in implant technology and materials, better data emerge to allow shorter time between placement…

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Soft Tissue Surgery for Implants

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Soft Tissue Surgery for Implants

Adequate quality and quantity of soft tissue plays an integral part in the esthetic outcome of dental implants. Adequate band of attached tissue decreases the incidence of mucositis and improves…

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Contemporary “All-on-4” Concept

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Contemporary “All-on-4” Concept

Restoration of the atrophic edentulous maxilla and mandible with implant retained prostheses has involved the use of axially placed implants in regions of the maxilla and mandible based on the…

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Maxillary Sinus Augmentation

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Maxillary Sinus Augmentation

Pneumatization of the maxillary sinus secondary to posterior maxillary tooth loss is an extremely common finding. Significant atrophy of the maxilla prevents implant placement in this region. For several decades,…

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Tissue Response:

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Tissue Response:

Tissue response represents an important feature in biocompatibility in implant procedures. This review article highlights the fundamental characteristics of tissue response after the implant procedure. This article also highlights the…

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Short Implants

Oct 28, 2016 by in General Dentistry Comments Off on Short Implants

Short-length implants (<10 mm) can be used effectively in atrophic maxillae or mandibles even with crown/implant ratios that previously would have been considered excessive. Short implants can support either single or…

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