Better platelet preparations are now available to use from either Concentrated Growth Factor (CGF) from Silfradent or A-PRF from Choukroun.
Discussions related to bone grafting during dental implant procedures.
What are the most common causes for implant dehiscence and also what are the most important protocols you recommend for both treatment and prevention?
This case discusses approaches to solve the problem of recession involving implants predictably.
I am concerned that I will not be able lift the membrane off the septum without tearing, and so I’m considering using a Bicon implant.
I would like to find out some more information on the i-PRF, injectable platelet rich fibrin, technique.
Here is a the situation: Graft material is inadvertently pushed into the maxillary sinus because a perforation in the sinus membrane that was not detected during a Summer’s internal lift. Will this cause any complications that require intervention? What is the best way to manage this situation?
In all instances, the implant and the surrounding tissues appeared fine and asymptomatic. However, the patient returned complaining of exudate.
I laid a full thickness flap and determined that there had been significant bone loss.
Unfortunately at today’s exposure appointment, the implant had a small spontaneously exposure palataly and bone deficiency.
4 months post treatment with an implant, an x-ray was taken and I noticed some defects where Bio-oss was placed.
Unfortunately during the recall appointment today I noticed there was about a 1cm exposure of the titanium mesh but with absence of infection or discharge.
The implant didn’t go in tight and resulted in a spinner when trying to place cover screw over and inability to completely cover implant platform.
The surgeon reconstructed the mandible with a rib graft 6 months after the initial surgery. Patient is asking for implants at the reconstructed area.
I extracted #13 due to extreme mobility, and now patient wants implant there.
Do you observe any particular tendency in bone resorption patterns around the implants when doing All on 4?
The CBVT scan showed that the palatal cortical plate adjacent to #3 site was missing. What are the grafting options?
I have a 62 year old female patient with severe bone loss on the mesial aspect of #7 . What is the most predictable treatment?
The grafted bone seems to have attained some mineralization and also is fusing with the native bone but perhaps, not with the implant.
I have treated several cases of bone defect, but have never grafted into a site this large.
I have done a number of these cases, but I have yet to find a technique that would predictably allow good grafting of the site.
But for last couple of months his maxillary CD fractures frequently in the midline and now patient desires a more durable and stable prosthesis supported or retained by implants.
There seems to be a difference in opinion on the need to cover a grafted socket with a membrane when there is no defect present.
I installed an implant and also did a bone graft in #13 site and covered with a cytoplast membrane and sutured the site.
I saw a patient with missing tooth #9. Patient needs a dental implant. Cone beam CT reveals apical perforation of alveolar bone visible about 6 mm apical to the crestal bone.
That evening following surgery, the patient mentioned that she was having nasal drip on her left side of the nose that was opposite from where I had installed the implants.