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Techniques in Ridge Preservation for Implant Placement

Lesson
Materials

Overview

This lesson features Dr. Abhishek Patel, B.D.S., MS. Content for this episode is derived from a  published randomized, controlled, blinded clinical trial comparing ridge preservation with a membrane vs no membrane on buccal overlay graft technique. Dr. Patel was a team member on the aforementioned study which is entitled “Ridge Preservation Comparing the Clinical and Histologic Healing of Membrane vs No-Membrane Approach to Buccal Overlay Grafting.” In this episode Dr. Patel will discuss the aforementioned. We recommend reviewing the articles provided for you in the reference section.

Lesson Objectives

  1. Understand the fundamentals of periodontal guided tissue regeneration 
  2. Gain a better understanding of what a periodontal ridge preservation procedure achieves 
  3. Understand why bone is lost after an extraction and measures that can be performed to preserve bone
  4. Develop a better grasp for the different bone replacement materials available today
  5. Learn about the use of acellular dermal matrix grafts in ridge preservation techniques

Details

  • Lesson Length: 30 min
  • CE credit: 0.5 hours
  • Release Date: 3/19/20
  • Review Date: 11/15/20
  • Expiration Date: 11/15/23

  1. Alkanan A, Greenwell H, Patel A, Hill M, Shumway B, Lowy J. Ridge Preservation Comparing the Clinical and Histologic Healing of Membrane vs No-Membrane Approach to Buccal Overlay Grafting. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2019 Sep/Oct;39(5):643-650. doi: 10.11607/prd.4085. PMID: 31449573.
    1. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31449573/
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