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Dental Biomaterials

Leonardo Trombelli: Periodontal regeneration with the Single Flap Approach (Straumann® Emdogain)

By | February 16th, 2017|Clinical Cases, Dental Biomaterials, Education|

 

 

Periodontitis is the most common chronic inflammatory disease seen in humans. 5 – 15% of the worldwide population suffers from severe periodontitis that may lead to tooth loss [1]. Subjects with periodontitis have a 25% increased risk for coronary heart disease when compared to periodontitis-free individuals [2].  Over the years, many treatment strategies have [...]

Augmentation of hard tissue – an overview of regenerative techniques in dentistry

By | January 12th, 2017|Dental Biomaterials, Science|

 

 

Correcting a qualitative or quantitative reduction in the bone bed before implantation can greatly improve the implant outcome. In addition to the gold standard of autologous bone grafting, the bone substitute materials currently available for this purpose can be subdivided into allogenic, xenogenic and alloplastic materials. Developments in the field of synthetic BSMs are [...]

Giovanni Zucchelli: Mucogingival surgery around teeth and implants in the anterior zone – why the goal is complete coverage (Straumann® Emdogain/botiss mucoderm®)

By | January 7th, 2017|Dental Biomaterials, Education, Science|

 

 

Gingival recession around teeth and soft tissue dehiscence around metallic implants are common grounds for dissatisfaction among patients. Exposure during smiling or function of portions of the root or implant surface are the main indications for surgical coverage procedures. Generally only the most coronal millimeter(s) of the recession is/are exposed during smiling or function, [...]

Roberto Sleiter/Nathalie Oppliger: Individually milled bone augmentation to restore masticatory function (botiss maxgraft® bonebuilder)

By | November 21st, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Biomaterials|

 

 

The 72-year-old healthy male patient presented at our practice in mid-2014 with the aim of improving his dental situation (Fig. 1). His quality of life was substantially impaired by his very mobile upper and lower dentures. He wanted to improve his appearance and, in particular, achieve a stable fit of his dentures, ideally by [...]

Richard J. Miron: “Biologics are becoming more and more routine in everyday practice” (Straumann® Emdogain®)

By | November 3rd, 2016|Dental Biomaterials, Interviews, Trends|

 

 

Following his recent review in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology on twenty years of Enamel matrix derivative, Dr. Richard J. Miron shares with us in an interview some insights on the past, present and the future of Emdogain® and of biologics in dentistry. The full length publication free of charge can be requested here. [...]

Adrian Kasaj: Treatment of multiple recessions with a modified coronally advanced flap (botiss mucoderm®)

By | October 9th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Biomaterials|

 

 

A 29-year-old female patient presented at our clinic with the desire for an esthetic improvement of her teeth. Teeth 1.2 to 1.4 showed multiple Miller class I recessions with a particularly deep recession of >6mm at tooth 1.3 (Fig. 1). The patient was healthy with good oral hygiene. She raised concerns against the harvesting of a [...]

The growing importance of biomaterials (botiss regeneration system)

By | October 6th, 2016|Dental Biomaterials, Trends|

 

 

Each situation and patient is individual – and so is the clinical user. Today, a multitude of different bonegrafting materials are available that offer attractive alternatives to patients’ autologous bone. In addition, there is widespread use of various membranes and other collagen-based materials that support bone and soft tissue regeneration. All of these materials [...]

Jorge M. Galante: Predictable GBR procedures in sites with high esthetic compromise (botiss Jason® membrane/Straumann® BoneCeramic)

By | October 6th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Biomaterials|

 

 

The patient, a 45 year-old female in good general systemic health, had undergone some unsuccessful dental treatments, with failed restorations resulting in the loss of multiple maxillary teeth. Teeth 1.2 to 2.2 were extracted after failed endodontic treatments and periapical complications. The aim of the patient was to replace the removable partial prosthesis with [...]

Algirdas Puišys: Mucosal tissue thickening around bone-level implants (botiss mucoderm®)

By | October 6th, 2016|Clinical Cases, Dental Biomaterials|

 

 

A 54-year old patient with a missing tooth 3.6 came to our clinic and asked for a restoration of an implant-borne crown. He demonstrated good oral and systemic health; no significant health problems that might influence the treatment were marked. Intraorally, the tooth gap in region 3.6 was noted. The alveolar ridge was slightly [...]

Collagen membranes in regenerative dental medicine

By | October 5th, 2016|Dental Biomaterials, Science|

 

 

Guided tissue and guided bone regeneration (GTR, GBR) are well-established techniques in dentistry to augment lost tissue around teeth and dental implants respectively (Nyman et al. 1980, Karing et al. 1980, Nyman et al. 1982, Dahlin et al. 1988). The basic principle of these methods is the placement of a barrier membrane between the [...]