Preservation of bundle bone, reality or myth?

Posted on 03 June 2017
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60 mins CPD/CE
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Aims and objectives:

  • Treatment planning for the immediate implant therapy
  • Gain an insight into aesthetic problems associated with single implants, and multiple implants, and what possible complications can arise
  • Understand the limitations of socket preservation, and soft tissue grafting techniques, in thin biotypes
  • The benefits of partial extraction therapies
  • Where partial extraction therapies, as a possible solution, can be used in these situations
  • Overview of the socket shield/root membrane technique, root submergence technique and pontic shield
  • How long the socket shield should be
  • How high should the socket shield be above the bone
  • How thick the socket shield should be
  • How deep the implant should be placed
  • How much space is needed between the socket shield and the implant
  • Emdogain to recondition the root?
  • Filling the jump gap
  • Subgingival crown distance to the shield
  • Can we do simultaneous GBR

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