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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 […]

Bone graft using PRF for dental implants

Wrinkle and pain elmination

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 […]

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

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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 […]

Socket preservation

socket-preservation-classification

Socket preservation Socket preservation techniques depend on both the severity of the graft site and the host response.  If there is no bone destruction a membrane alone will often be suffice.  If there is any bone destruction then FDBA and membrane use is recommended.  Post surgical care requires CHX rinse twice daily for 2 weeks […]

Grafting nasopalatine canal

Grafting nasopalatine canal

Grafting nasopalatine canal for dental implant placement Grafting nasopalatine canal can be done at the time of dental implant placement or prior to placement. The decision on when to bone graft the area depends on the severity of the bone loss and the size of the nasopalatine canal. When to graft the nasopalatine canal Grafting […]

Research on bone grafting

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Bone grafting research Major review article – Darby Cochrane review found basically the same No technique is superior in socket preservation post ext (ie type graft, type membrane) AB use inconclusive Mebrane helps in amount bone formed Primary closure when using membrane is required for optimal results Primary closure not always needed Ridge expansion better […]

Synthetics HA, TCP, minerals bone graft – Wheaton dentist

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Biphasic calcium phospahte bioceramics like HA (slow) and TCP (fast) Nanobone by Artoss – nanocrystalline HA embedded in silica gel matrix IngeniOs HA by Zimmer – Synthetic Hydroxyapatite Bone Ceramic by Straumann – biphasic calcium phosphates “not simply a mixture of HA and TCP, but is chemically synthesized as a composite to ensure homogenous distribution […]

Synthetics HA, TCP, minerals

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Biphasic calcium phospahte bioceramics like HA (slow) and TCP (fast) Nanobone by Artoss – nanocrystalline HA embedded in silica gel matrix IngeniOs HA by Zimmer – Synthetic Hydroxyapatite Bone Ceramic by Straumann – biphasic calcium phosphates “not simply a mixture of HA and TCP, but is chemically synthesized as a composite to ensure homogenous distribution […]

Xenograft

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 Will last longer, slower turnover. Bio-Oss by Geistlich – Bovine Cancellous Bone (American Regent and Osteohealth may distribute also) Bio-Oss Pen by Geistlich – delivery system for Bio-Oss Equimatrix by Osteohealth – porous bone mineral matrix produced by removing all organic components of equine bone available in cancellous and cortical NuOss Xs by ACE Surgical […]

Dental membranes

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Lists and uses of different kinds of dental membranes Dental membranes have many uses in our field and the variety of types can be overwhelming. Why use a dental membrane? There are many types of membranes that we use in many different ways.  Different doctors have different preferences and that is typically why one gets […]