Surgical Track – Technology for Bone Augmentation – See more details

1:30 – 2:00 pm

Evolution of Regenerative Techniques

Federico Hernandez-Alfaro, MD, DDS, PhD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) describe the different atrophic scenarios; 2) identify the best possible solution for each problem; 3) explain the technical details and possible complications associated with each specific technique; and 4) recognize the limitations of reconstructive techniques.

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Advances for Esthetic Dental Implants: Minimally Invasive Techniques With Biologics

Marc Nevins, DMD, MMSc

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) apply tissue engineering to clinical decision-making achieves optimal biologic and esthetic results for challenging dental implant cases; 2) describe techniques utilizing rhPDGF-BB for combined hard and soft tissue grafting; and 3) explain how the use of technology can ease the treatment process for patients and improve the predictability for biologic and esthetic longevity.

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Simplified Surgical Management Using Sticky Bone for Advanced Ridge Augmentation

Dong-Seok Sohn, DDS, PhD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) explain simplified ridge augmentation using sticky bone; 2) discuss surgical option for advanced ridge augmentation; and 3) describe the utilization of autologous concentrated growth factors in implant dentistry.

3:30 – 4:00 pm

rhBMP-2 for Ridge Augmentation

Alan Herford, DDS, MD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) recognize which defects would benefit from rhBMP-2 grafting; 2) describe the disadvantages and advantages of incorporating a growth factor; and 3) explain the technique for ridge augmentation with rhBMP-2.

4:00 – 4:30 pm

Stem Cell Therapies for Bone Regeneration

Darnell Kaigler, DDS, PhD

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) identify clinical applications for tissue engineering approaches for regeneration of periodontal, peri-implant, and alveolar bone tissues; 2) discuss the key tissue engineering parameters for successful clinical outcomes; and 3) explain how stem cell therapies have the potential to be implemented into day-to-day clinical practice.

4:30 – 5:00 pm

Custom 3D Ti Mesh for Bone Augmentation: Indications and Limits

Bilal Al-Nawas, MD, DDS

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) describe indications for 3D custom meshes; 2) explain surgical details to prevent complications; and 3) discuss options how to solve complications.