In this post I discuss the treatment options available for the edentulous patient, including but not limited to All-on-4.
Congratulations to all the participants of the Research Forum Poster Competition of the 98th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodotology. As usual the quality of the research presented was outstanding!
Preliminary evidence seems to support the use of platform-switched implants to reduce peri-implant bone loss. Read more after the break.
More information about the Free Gingival Graft technique, and description of the step-by-step procedure.
In this post I will described the healing of the extraction socket. A rich iconographic documentation enriches the description. Do you want to know more about what happen after a tooth is taken out? Keep reading.
An interesting classification of peri-implantitis.
[Check out my post on the Page & Schroeder periodontal lesion] The original study The Page and Schroeder 1976 study described the progression of periodontal inflammation from gingivitis to periodontitis […]
As a follow up to the post discussing the use of systemic antibiotics in the treatment of periodontal disease, I decided to discuss the use of localized delivery antibiotics and chemotherapeutics in periodontal […]
Are antibiotics useful to treat periodontal (gum) disease? If so, which one is more efficient? Read more about Antibiotics and Periodontal Disease.
Inflammation plays a major role in the progression of periodontal disease. This video illustrates the production of inflammatory mediators involved in the progression of periodontitis. Check out the Hand Written […]
This article discusses the influence of diabetes on progression of periodontal disease.
In this article I will discuss the correlation between occlusion and periodontal disease.
Dental implants are nowadays a safe and reliable option to replace missing teeth. This post discuss how modern dental implants were developed.