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A 32-year-old patient with missing central and lateral incisor presented significant loss of hard and soft tissues, and the midline deviated to the left. A Porcelain-fused-to-metal crown over implant with a GBR and a collagen membrane on #21 FDI (#9 US) was chosen.

Guided Surgery
Anterior implants
Implants in compromised sites
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Sinus grafting is recognized as an effective treatment modality with high implant survival rates having been reported. The lateral approach technique entails opening a lateral window in the bone and elevating the sinus membrane from the inferior aspect of the maxillary si

Sinus augmentation
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Sinus graft surgery can be performed as either a one-stage or a two-stage approach.

 

The decisive factor in choosing a simultaneous approach (one-stage surgery) over a delayed approach (two-stage surgery) typically is based on two factors: 1.) the amount of remaining alveola

Sinus augmentation
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Sinus graft surgery can be performed as either a one-stage or a two-stage approach.

 

With the single-stage surgery, the bone grafting and implant placement are performed in one surgery with the graft placed first, followed by implant placement. In the case of a two-stage surge

Posterior implants
Implants in compromised sites
Sinus augmentation
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A 53-year-old female patient with #22 FDI (#10 US), which was endodontically treated and discolored, was esthetically unpleasing. The tooth was hopeless due to root fracture. A treatment plan was formulated to replace the non-vital tooth with an implant.

CAD/CAM
Anterior implants
Implants in compromised sites
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Patient cases

A 53-year-old female patient with #22 FDI (#10 US), which was endodontically treated and discolored, was esthetically unpleasing. The tooth was hopeless due to root fracture. A treatment plan was formulated to replace the non-vital tooth with an implant.

Radiology
Anterior implants
Soft tissue management
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The fourth dimension of surgical reconstruction with implants involves development of an adjusted surgical protocol, which is time dependent and accounts for normal physiological changes of the skull and face. Previous treatment in 3-D did not address the possibilities of these dyn...

Implant designs
Implant surfaces
Immediate implant placement
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Unstable soft tissue seal at implants favors an inflammatory reaction that can lead to facial recession, pocket formation and loss of bone support. The more stable and tight the soft tissue seal, the more predictable the outcome of implant rehabilitation. A major criterion influenc

CAD/CAM
Anterior implants
Posterior implants
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Rehabilitation with implants in the posterior maxilla is challenging due to the rapid reduction of the available bone which is the result of physiological resorption of the alveolar process together with increased pneumatisation of the maxillary sinus. Augmentation of the sinus...

Implant designs
Posterior implants
Implants in compromised sites
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In this presentation different ways to treat severe cases will be presented. The presentation will focus on the rationale and long term results for sinus elevation and implant placement in the extremely resorbed maxillae.

 

 

Dr. Patrick Palac

Radiology
Immediate implant placement
Posterior implants
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Patient cases

A 39-year-old male patient with large diastemas. The following case was solved by a combination of orthodontics and prosthodontics, along with tools used to predictably achieve the desired result.

Radiology
Biomechanics and occlusion
Single and multi-unit restorations
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The goal of creating a harmonious aesthetic outcome around dental implants that mimics the surrounding dentition and soft-tissue condition as well as morphology is indeed difficult to create and maintain long term. The subepithelial connective tissue graft (CTG) is a favored option...

Anterior implants
Minimally invasive procedures
Soft tissue management
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For a variety of reasons, there has been an increasing trend towards cement-retained restorations over the last decade, notwithstanding the concomitant increase in biological and mechanical complications. This trend is now rapidly reversing, as clinicians better appreciate the biol...

CAD/CAM
Anterior implants
Posterior implants
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This presentation will review the contemporary surgical and prosthetic concepts in management of implants in the aesthetic zone with a view to achieving optimum long term esthetics and stability.
The outcomes depend on the clinical management and an understanding and application of...

Immediate implant placement
Anterior implants
Soft tissue management
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Correcting adverse soft tissue responses around crowns requires specific cervical contours coupled with surface smoothness and marginal fit.  This presentation will show how these morphologic principles have been used to correct adverse gingival reactions with crowns on natural...

CAD/CAM
Anterior implants
Prosthetic strategies