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Cliff Leachman - Sterile Saline Shortage for Irrigation of Osteotomy: Ideas?

Isn't that funny we went to order last month and they told us there was a shortage and we waited a month, Steven Medica ...
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DrG - Sterile Saline Shortage for Irrigation of Osteotomy: Ideas?

Plenty of sterile water for irrigation. 1000ml bags.
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Matt Slaven - Sterile Saline Shortage for Irrigation of Osteotomy: Ideas?

As an implant surgeon, I have been using an alternate "solution" for about 3 years now. This shortage will continue for ...
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Mike dds - Sterile Saline Shortage for Irrigation of Osteotomy: Ideas?

We use sterile saline from bottles irrigated with syringe by the assistant.
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David Bernhard - Sterile Saline Shortage for Irrigation of Osteotomy: Ideas?

Have never heard of any such shortage
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ST - Is a ridge split possible and predictable in this case?

Hi, see Osstem (hiossen) ridge split kit, works a dream, it’s not complicated, quick learning curve, one of the safes ...
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BRPDDS - Sterile Saline Shortage for Irrigation of Osteotomy: Ideas?

I believe Carl Misch advocated use of D5W. Said it was less corrosive to drills.
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RObert - Sterile Saline Shortage for Irrigation of Osteotomy: Ideas?

i do IV Sedation sometimes I use D5W (dextrose in NaCl)
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Bruce - Sterile Saline Shortage for Irrigation of Osteotomy: Ideas?

If you are a good Schein customer they have plenty.
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Drydriller - Sterile Saline Shortage for Irrigation of Osteotomy: Ideas?

I would appreciate any ideas as well.
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CRS - Is a ridge split possible and predictable in this case?

Since you are planning a small implant and only need a few mm I would use the BTI expander technique and inlay graft wit ...
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CRS - Implant close to root canal tooth: thoughts?

I would go with Cynthia’s advice, if the RCT was done with a microscope By an experienced endodontist I think the radi ...
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CRS - Implant close to root canal tooth: thoughts?

I like this response and I would back it with a CBCT to see if the implant is just palatial giving a skewed result. Trea ...
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CRS - 5 Months after Extraction: Place Implant Now or Wait Longer?

It did not work there is still a localized osteomyelitis there, refer it to someone who can regraft it properly. I see ...
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CRS - Strategies for Extracting when Roots Curved Towards Buccal?

The extraction path will follow the root curve. Need to figure out where the tooth is getting hung up. Sectioning it wil ...
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CRS - Is this Straumann implant failing?

I am going to speak plainly. Alot of judgement errors in the history to learn from. At placement leaving it exposed in a ...
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OralsurgeryJJ - Is a ridge split possible and predictable in this case?

3.5-4 milimeter B-P thickness is a minimal margin for ridge split but copious buccal bone graft will help better prognos ...
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OralsurgeryJJ - Strategies for Extracting when Roots Curved Towards Buccal?

The most time-efficient approach for me is root dissection mesiodistally. insert elevator in the dissected area and sin ...
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BJdds - Strategies for Extracting when Roots Curved Towards Buccal?

Rubia is right on. Also try to rotate incisors and premolars with a good fitting bird beak type forcep before the appro ...
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Philippe De moyer - Is a ridge split possible and predictable in this case?

A ridge split is possible using a precise surgical guide (2ingis) to drill holes of 1,5 mm then using a piezo to cut the ...
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rubia - Strategies for Extracting when Roots Curved Towards Buccal?

Hard question. After almost 20 years out of dental school I still follow the same path -periosteal elevator/elevator /s ...
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Dennis Flanagan DDS MSc - Is a ridge split possible and predictable in this case?

Too thin for immediate placement. Flaplessly cut through the crestal cortex with a #15 scalpel this takes about 60 secon ...
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Timothy Hacker DDS FAAID - Is a ridge split possible and predictable in this case?

Leave this narrow ridge for the clinician experienced in bone expansion/development. There is not enough medullary bone ...
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michael dds - Strategies for Extracting when Roots Curved Towards Buccal?

Tough question. Its hard to evaluate degree and complexity of a B/L dilaceration on a saggital view radiograph. A CBCT ...
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Sam latif - Implant supported denture while implant integrates?

We assume that the patient has only 2 teeth to be extracted, I would fabricate temporary immediate denture , while he' ...
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TK - Implant supported denture while implant integrates?

The case is difficult to visualize without an image. We don't know which teeth are present and which will remain after e ...
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Paul - Implant supported denture while implant integrates?

In many instances second molars are not replaced with implants. In all on 4 almost never the hybrid bridges go beyond fi ...
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Oleg Amayev - Is this Straumann implant failing?

You absolutely right about grafting and smoking. Especially when we place a membrane. Heavy smokers possible that site w ...
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Tomek - Is this Straumann implant failing?

What about grafting in heavy smoker? I can imagine that heavy means 2 packs a day for example, not 2 cigarettes. Will th ...
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Prof. Dr. Peker Sandalli - Long term Stability of Cantilevered Bridge on Implants in Maxillary Posterior?

I have inserted may be thousand small diameter implants (SDI) they are very successful. Please use 2.2; 2.5; 2.9 and 3.0 ...
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