Category Archives: Bone Graft

Bone formation around dental implants

bone formation around dental implant

What is the process of bone formation around dental implants? Just so anyone reading this is aware, this is a reference for myself.  It will therefore contain technical and scientific terms regarding bone formation around dental implants.  If you are interested in more general information about dental implants check the link.   Major cell types […]

Dome barrier – Guided bone regeneration

bioresorbable dome barrier bone graft

Bioresorbable dome barrier bone graft Dome barrier bone grafting technique is a guided bone regeneration tenting procedure. It uses slow resorbing pieces of suture material and a membrane to tent the soft tissue and allow the bone to form under. The dental code for the dome barrier grafting is the same as GBR, which is […]

Dental Veneers after failed dental implant

Failed implant replaced with dental veneers and bridge

Bridge or Implant (after a failed dental implant)? Failed dental implant can be a MAJOR PIA for the patient, the doctor that placed the implant, and the restoring doctor (if different).  First off, there is the question of who’s fault is it?  Was the implant placed properly in the bone?  Was there cement left behind […]

Dental Implant Nerve Damage – Classify and treatment

imlpant or extraction nerve damage

Dental Implant Nerve Damage During surgery Dental Implant Nerve Damage is a known risk for dental implant surgery.  It can occur at several different stages of the dental implant procedure. Diagnosing the cause of the injury is very important for how you treat the injury. Dental Implant Nerve Damage Description and classification is found below […]

Bone graft using PRF for dental implants

Wrinkle and pain elimination

PRF and Botox and Dermal fillers Dr. Bauer attended the AGD course on oral medicine where was able to get more hands on experience with PRF for bone grafting and dental implants.  This was similar to his training taken at the Pikos Institute.  He also was able to use Dysport for wrinkle elimination and muscle […]


bone graft for dental implants

Pikos all on 4 course with emphasis on immediate temporization Pikos Sinus Graft Course Dr. Bauer spent several days at he Pikos Bone Grafting Institute in Ft. Lauderdale brushing up on some of the most advanced techniques in bone grafting.

Dental bone graft code CDT

bone graft code

Looking for Dental Bone Graft Codes (CDT Codes)? Dental bone graft code that we use for each individual situation. Bone Graft Code for Periodontal Defects D3428 / D3429 Bone graft in conjunction with periradicular surgery D4263 / D4264, Bone Replacement Graft. CDT descriptor: “This procedure involves the use of osseous autografts, osseous allografts, or non-osseous […]

Box technique sonic weld PDLLA

Wheaton cosmetic dentist Bryan Bauer

This is a revolutionary new method of grafting and I am not sure of who in US is using.  It basically consists of building a resorbable wall or box, placing bone graft and pericardium membrane, and suturing closed.  It uses poly D,L-lactide acid (PDLLA) mesh plates by KLS Martin Tuttlingen, Germany and PDLLA pins with […]