Live WebinarDentistry’s Deafening Silence
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Sam Shamardi DMD
September 28, 2017Thirteen-year follow-up of a cross-arch implant-supported fixed restoration in a patient with generalized aggressive periodontitis and parafunctional habits
As implant treatment becomes part of mainstream dental therapy, dental offices should implement protocols for individualized, systematic and continuous supportive care of the periimplant tissue. This…
September 28, 2017Flap design: New perspectives in periapical surgery
Flap design in periapical surgery should be adequate for the planned surgical procedure, offering good access to the zone surrounding the affected apexes without altering the soft-tissue circulation….
September 18, 2017Accuracy of computer-assisted templatebased implant placement using a conventional impression and scan model or digital impression: A preliminary report from a randomized controlled trial
The objective of this study was to compare implant survival rate, template-related complications and virtual planning accuracy of computer-assisted template-based implant placement using a conventiona…
September 18, 2017Zero apicectomy in endodontic microsurgery
Surgical endodontic treatment is an option for teeth with periapical periodontitis and may be indicated for teeth previously submitted to unsuccessful endodontic treatment and teeth with a strong poss…
September 18, 2017How can the tapered implant design influence bundle bone preservation: An experimental study in American Foxhound dogs
The objective of the present study was to evaluate bone–implant contact (BIC) in a new implant design after immediate and delayed placement at different levels in relation to crestal bone in American…
September 18, 2017Improved fully digital workflow to rehabilitate an edentulous patient with an implant overdenture in 4 appointments: A case report
The digital revolution is changing the world, and dentistry is no exception. Through the development of new equipment and workflows, the diagnosis and treatment of patients are becoming simpler and mo…
June 14, 2017Kinesiographic evaluation of patients under orthodontic treatment with or without tooth extraction
In orthodontic practice, it is always required to decide whether to extract a tooth or to close the gap in the case of edentia. There are no scientific reports on changes to the temporomandibular join…
June 14, 2017Two implants supporting a mandibular over denture to rehabilitate Cawood and Howell Class V and VI patients: a proof-of-concept study
The objective of this study was to present the preliminary results one year after loading for a single cohort of Cawood and Howell Class V and VI patients rehabilitated with a mandibular overdenture s…
June 14, 2017Use of argon plasma to enhance softtissue integration of prosthetic components: a randomized, controlled animal study
This paper aimed to assess histologically the soft- and hard-tissue changes after insertion of cleaned and activated titanium implant abutments.
June 14, 2017Dentin hypersensitivity: a state-of-the-art and novel approach with ozone therapy
The study evaluated the possibility of extending the use of ozone therapy in dentistry to the treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity.
June 14, 2017Success, survival and failure rates of dental implants: a cross-sectional study
The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the success, survival and failure rates of dental implants placed in the Implantology Clinic at the School of Dentistry of Ribeirão Preto of the Univer…
June 14, 2017Implant rehabilitation of extremely atrophic mandibles (Cawood and Howell Class VI) with a fixed-removable solution supported by four implants: one-year results from a preliminary prospective case series study
The objective of this study was to report one-year preliminary data on Cawood and Howell Class VI patients rehabilitated with a fixed- removable solution.
March 22, 2017Comprehensive rehabilitation and natural esthetics with implant and orthodontics (CRANIO):
The absence of the maxillary lateral incisors creates a functional and esthetic problem that can be managed with different treatment modalities.
March 22, 2017Biological and physical properties of bone block grafting biomaterials for alveolar ridge augmentation
Bone resorption of maxillary ridges is an unavoidable process that occurs after tooth extraction. Many treatment alternatives have been proposed to facilitate implant placement in these scenarios.Draw…
March 22, 2017Bone augmentation of canine frontal sinuses using a porous α-tricalcium phosphate for implant treatment
Compared with hydroxyapatite, alpha-tricalcium phosphate (α-TCP) is more biodegradable and shows better integration during physiological bone remodeling.The objective of this study was to evaluate the…
March 22, 2017Importance of a preoperative radiographic scale for evaluating surgical difficulty of impacted mandibular third molar extraction
The objectives of the study were to evaluate the correlation between the degree of surgical difficulty measured by an established scale and the total surgical time, the ostectomy time and the tooth se…
March 22, 2017Kinesiographic analysis of lateral excursive movement on the horizontal plane: the retrusive component
The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) has a functionally complex articulation that during phylogeny underwent an adaptation also linked to posture change after the acquisition of upright posture and subse…
March 22, 2017Open-cohort prospective study on early implant failure and physiological marginal remodeling expected using sandblasted and acid-etched bone level implants featuring an 11° Morse taper connection within one year after loading
The objective of this study was to evaluate the implant survival and success rates as well as the physiological marginal bone remodeling expected using Osstem implants.
March 20, 2017Retrospective analysis of periimplantitis therapy of 158 implants
The objective of the retrospective analysis was to evaluate the efficacy of periimplantitis treatment up to a five-year observation period.
January 9, 2017Histomorphometric analysis of bone healing at implants with turned or rough surfaces: An experimental study in the dog
The objective of this study was to evaluate the influence of machined or moderately rough surfaces on osseointegration of implants.
January 6, 2017Guided surgery for single-implant placement: A critical review
The objective of this review was to evaluate the scientific evidence on accuracy, as well as esthetic and clinical outcomes of single-tooth implants placed using computer-assisted, template-based surg…
January 6, 2017Open-healing approach to avoid flap mobilization and subsequent morbidity
This retrospective analysis evaluated the outcome of bone regeneration using membranes in an open-healing approach.
January 6, 2017Periimplant soft-tissue management in patients with a fibula free flap reconstruction: Case series and description of a new technique
The aim of the present pilot case series study was to present a new technique for managing the periimplant soft tissue before implant placement, the soft-tissue template technique.
January 6, 2017Histological and biomechanical effects of implant surfaces sandblasted with titanium dioxide microparticles: An experimental study using the rabbit tibia model
The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of sandblasted, large-grit, acid-etched (SLA) implant surfaces treated with titanium dioxide (TiO2) microparticles on the implants’ stability…
January 6, 2017A systematic review on the definition of periimplantitis: Limits related to the various diagnoses proposed
The aim of this comprehensive systematic review was to present the different definitions of periimplantitis proposed in the literature.
January 6, 2017Surgical treatment of circumferential and semicircumferential defects due to periimplantitis: A prospective case series cohort study
Different surgical treatment strategies for periimplantitis using graft material and membranes have been suggested. However, in these, the microbiological aspects of the periimplant environment were u…
January 6, 2017The clinical effects of insertion torque for implants placed in healed ridges: A two-year randomized controlled clinical trial
Several factors are involved in the achievement of implant primary stability, such as the insertion torque, the implant’s macrogeometry, the surgical technique, and the bone quality and quantity. Impl…
September 26, 2016An in vitro study on viscosity using an electromagnetically spinning sphere viscometer
The purpose of this study was to investigate the reproducibility of measurements of salivary viscosity using an electromagnetically spinning (EMS) viscometer.