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13. From Maxilla to Zygoma: A Review on Zygomatic Implants By Dr. D.R. Prithviraj, Dr. Richa Vashisht, Dr. Harleen Kaur Bhalla
Patients with moderate to severe atrophy challenge the surgeon to discover alternative ways to use existing bone or resort to augmenting the patient with autogenous or alloplastic bone materials. The objective was to review the published literature to evaluate treatment success with zygomatic implants in patients with atrophic posterior maxilla.
21. Lateral Sinus Augmentation: A Safer Technique By Dr. Gregori Kurtzman, Dr. Douglas F. Dompkowski
The lateral sinus augmentation approach can be challenging as tearing of the sinus membrane often necessitates abandoning the procedure and re-entry at a later date after the membrane has healed. Previous techniques involved use of diamonds or carbides in a high speed hand piece or the use of peizosurgical units. These approaches had potential for membrane damage (burs in a high speed) or were very slow (peizo). A recently introduced drilling kit allows for safe lateral access to the sinus with reduced risk of perforation of the Schneiderian membrane. This case report demonstrates use of this new drilling kit.
33. Loading of Two Implants in the Mandible and Final Restoration with a Locator: A Case Report and Review By Dr. A. Abdulgani, Dr. M. Bajali, Dr. M. Abu-Hussein
43. Smile Makeover with all Ceramic Crowns and Biologic Shaping By Dr. Arshad Hasan
Smile makeover with the use of All Ceramic restorations is a proven and well accepted modality. When there is a violation of biological width in such cases, soft and hard tissues might be trimmed to achieve a healthy foundation and ideal proportions. Recent publications suggest a more conservative approach to address this situation, namely the Biologic Shaping. A case of biologic width impingement is presented here in which the need for crown lengthening was substantially reduced due to application of principals of biologic shaping.
53. Occurrence Regions and Sites of Peri-implant Inflammation with Bone Resorption in Japanese Partially-Edentulous Patients By Motohiro Munakata, Noriko Tachikawa, Katsuichiro Maruo, Aoi Sakuyama, Yoko Yamaguchi, Shohei Kasugai
The aim of this study was to clarify the occurrence regions and sites of peri-implant bone resorption and inflammation in Japanese partially-edentulous patients.