This 10 part series was recorded at the inaugural DentinalTubules Congress in India 2017.

PDL mediated implant placement in the aesthetic zone. The root membrane technique - Dr. Miltiadis Mitsias

In this video, Dr. Miltiadis Mitsias details the root membrane technique.

Aims and objectives:

Overview of the root membrane technique, taking into consideration:

  • Challenges in implant dentistry
  • 3D volumetric analysis
  • Immediate placement
  • PDL mediated implant placement
  • Indications - contraindications
  • Surgical protocol
  • Clinical cases
  • Histology
  • Results
  • Trends
  • Adjacent implants
  • Root membrane kit: step-by-step

Need for ceramics - Dr. Deepil Mehta

In this video, Dr. Deepil Mehta discusses ceramics.

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand where ceramics are needed
  • Gain an overview of porcelain veneers over composite bonding
  • Know the role of porcelain in biomimetic dentistry
  • A brief overview of the types of porcelains
  • Benefits of making conservative tooth structure preparations
  • Limitations of porcelains

Material 101 for the post-amalgam era - Dr. Varsha Rao

In this video, Dr. Varsha Rao discusses material for the post-amalgam era.

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand biomimetic dentistry and the use of composite resins
  • Bonded porcelain replacing enamel and dentin
  • Introduction to three innovative products which help to overcome restoration challenges:

          - universal bonding agents

          - modern matrix systems

          - new age composites including bulkfill and universal composites

Implants in the esthetic zone - Dr. Abhishek Gupta

In this video, Dr. Abhishek Gupta discusses implants in the esthetic zone.

Aims and objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of the principles for placing implants in the esthetic zone
  • The role of the dental surgeon, restorative dentist, lab technician and materials that determine successful outcomes
  • Understand the SAC tool
  • Factors like lip line, soft tissue, hard tissue and how to overcome deficiencies for hard and soft tissue, for optimal implant placement
  • Timing of implant placement
  • Understand the hard tissue factors and which procedure to undertake
  • Understand soft tissue procedures and timing for grafting

Implants in the esthetic zone. Extended edentulous space - Dr. Ali Tunkiwala

In this video, Dr. Ali Tunkiwala discusses implants in the esthetic zone, considering extended edentulous spaces.

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the various protocols for implant placement in the aesthetic zone
  • Gain an overview of when to use the T1, T2, T3 or T4 protocols
  • The various options available for each
  • Gain an insight into possible complications during the process, and how these can be managed
  • Prosthetic management of severe hard and soft tissue defects

Guidelines for choosing the right prosthesis in full arch implant cases - Dr. Udatta Kher

In this video, Dr. Udatta Kher discusses guidelines for choosing the right prosthesis in full arch implant cases.

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand what prosthesis to choose for fully edentulous patients
  • The criteria for choosing the right prosthesis and tips on the right prosthesis
  • Selecting the appropriate materials

Full arch implant prosthetics - Dr. Paresh Kale

In this video, Dr. Paresh Kale discusses full arch implant prosthetics.

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand some established knowledge for success in full mouth cases
  • Existing conditions and patient's needs for diagnosis
  • The correct surgical, and prosthetic, options and design
  • When to consider fixed vs removable prosthesis for treatment planning
  • Gain an overview of the diagnosis and treatment plan stages
  • Gain an overview of the correct sequencing for efficiency and success
  • Selecting the right choice of materials, and techniques, for successful outcomes

Easier and simpler approach to bone grafting and implant surgery - Dr. Sam Lee

In this video, Dr. Sam Lee discusses approaches to bone grafting and implant surgery. 

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand how orthodontics can help gain ridge height, or width, prior to implant placement
  • Understand the main anatomical factors in dental implant procedures and adapting your technique
  • Tips on how to stop palatal artery bleeding
  • Raising connective tissue: the palatal artery
  • Tips on the one-step drill for the lower molar region
  • The crestal sinus lift kits

Aesthetic dilemmas. Treatment planning and solutions - Dr. Robert Oretti

In this video, Dr. Robert Oretti discusses aesthetic dilemmas and treatment planning. 

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand the important aspects in aesthetic cases
  • The possible options for cases of gummy smile
  • Gain an overview of the limitations of crown lengthening procedures in such cases
  • Understand treatment alternatives in aesthetic case
  • Understand how to apply rapid orthodontic intrusion, as an option in cases of gummy smiles with poor aesthetics

10 tips on communicating with patients - Dr. Manish Chitnis

In this video, Dr. Manish Chitnis details tips on communicating with patients. 

Aims and objectives:

  • Learn how to communicate effectively with patients to sell dental treatments
  • Understand the what and why of effective communication
10 videos
485 mins CPD/CE