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The Use of an Extraoral Verification Template for Dental Implant Supported Prosthesis

The Use of an Extraoral Verification Template for Dental Implant Supported Prosthesis
This article demonstrates the utilization of a preprosthetic extraoral verification template that could be used to ensure the accuracy of the master cast from which the laboratory working model is used as the in vitro foundation for the implant-supported prosthesis framework construction.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, Allen Schneider, DDS, Peter C. Shatz, DDS
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Suture Selection for Optimal Flap Closure and Tissue Healing

Suture Selection for Optimal Flap Closure and Tissue Healing
Suture selection is based on a knowledge of the physi cal and biologic characteristics of the suture thread in relationship to the healing process. In addition, accurate apposition of the flap is significant to patient comfort, hemostasis, reduction of the wound to be repaired, and prevention of unnecessary bone destruction. If flaps are not approximated and inadequate hemostasis is present, blood and serum may accumulate under the flap, delaying the healing process by separating the flap from the…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD
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Preprosthetic Extraoral Verification for Implant-Supported Restorations

Preprosthetic Extraoral Verification for Implant-Supported Restorations
It has been well established that osteointegration of a dental implant is one of the fundamental components for successful implant therapy. A vital portion of this process is ascertainment of the appropriate prosthetic tooth position from which the ideal dental implant position is dictated within the alveolar bone. I It is equally imperative that prosthetically gUided implant positioning be accomplished for predictable attainment of functional, aesthetic, and hygienically maintainable restorative…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MS, Allen Schneider, DDS
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Improving Implant Framework

Improving Implant Framework
Passive fit of implant frameworks is related in part to the accuracy of the mastercast. A method of fabricating a verification stent to check the accuracy of the master cast prior to waxing and casting the implant framework is discussed. The methods utilize routinely available materials and do not require any special instrumentation or equipment. The stent can be fabricated either by the laboratory or the dentist.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Allen Schneider, DDS, Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS
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Dental Implants: Oral Hygine &amp; Maintenance

Dental Implants: Oral Hygine & Maintenance
Proper monitoring and maintenance is essential to ensure the longevity of the dental implant and its associated restoration through a combination of appropriate professional care and effective patient oral hygiene. Gregori M Kurtzman and Lee H Silverstein explain the protocols for the dental team.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kurtzman
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Root Fracture During Insertion of Prefabricated Posts

Root Fracture During Insertion of Prefabricated Posts
The consequence of inappropriate post selection and/ or hasty insertion can result in tooth fracture and/or loss. It has been demonstrated that conical or parallel sided post design has a direct effect on root fracture during post insertion. However, during experimentation it became apparent that root size and its relationship to post size had a direct effect on root fracture. This article correlates root size, post size, and fracture rate during insertion of prefabricated posts.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Allan S. Deutsch, DMD, Barry Lee Musikant, DMD, John Cavallari, MS (EE), James Lepley, DDS, Karen Ohlen, BA, Martin Lesser, PhD
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Maintaining Dental Implants

Maintaining Dental Implants
Implant dentistry has become an important treatment regimen in restorative dentistry since outcome predictability became very well-established and recognized for long-term dental implant and restoration success. The increasing number of patients selecting dental implants as a treatment option presents the dental team with the challenge of maintaining these sometimes complex restorations. This article will help the reader to understand the similarity and differences in the periodontal structure…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, DICOI
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Linear Tomography in Conjuction with Pantomography in Implant Assessmnet Sites

Linear Tomography in Conjuction with Pantomography in Implant Assessmnet Sites
Tomography provides a three-dimensional unobstructed and anatomically accurate picture of the region being viewed. Tomography is a radiographic technique in which a "slice" or section of a given internal body structure is imaged in a pre-determined plane. The advantage of utilizing a tomographic evaluation along with a pan tomographic survey is that the clinician may examine the exact position or depth in all three planes of visualization. This radiographic modality can also reveal the quality and…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Roger W. Melkonian, DDS, David Kurtzman, DDS, Jerry J. Garnick, DDS, Michael D. Lefkove, DDS
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Instrumentation for Modern Day Implant Surgery

Instrumentation for Modern Day Implant Surgery
Public awareness of the aesthetic possibilities through the replacement of missing or nonsalvageable teeth has been elevated with advances in dental implant therapy and related hard and soft tissue regenerative therapies. This has led to an increase in the fabrication of fixed prostheses supported by either natural teeth, dental implants, or removable prostheses anchored by implants rather than conventional tissue- or tooth-supported partial dentures.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Peter C. Shatz, DDS
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Implant Therapy-Sequence of Surgical &amp; Restorative Phases

Implant Therapy-Sequence of Surgical & Restorative Phases
Failure of the natural dentition due to periodontal- or endodontic-related osseous infections may complicate implant therapy. Sequencing (ie, staging) of the surgical aspects of the treatment is essential to achieve the desired restorative objectives. Additionally, for indications in which the adjacent natural teeth require cosmetic enhancement as part of the overall treatment plan, proper sequencing will influence the definitive results. The following article discusses the surgical and restorative…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, Peter C. Shatz, DDS
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Implant Prosthodontic Procedures for a Completely Edentulous Patient with a Cleft Palate

Implant Prosthodontic Procedures for a Completely Edentulous Patient with a Cleft Palate
Cleft lip and palate maxillofacial prosthodontics is evolving and re-defining treatment approaches via the use of dental implants. A case report is presented demonstrating the use of the sinus lift procedure originally described by Tatum, the placement of osseointegrated root-form implants, and an implant-supported and -retained maxillofacial prosthesis.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Michael D. Lefkove, DDS, Bill Matheny, CDT
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Aesthetic Enhancement of Anterior Dental Implants with the Use of Tapered Osteotomes &amp; Soft Tissue Manipluation

Aesthetic Enhancement of Anterior Dental Implants with the Use of Tapered Osteotomes & Soft Tissue Manipluation
An adequate bone base is usually a prerequisite for functionally and aesthetically optimal reconstruction of the soft tissue architecture around a dental implant. In patients with sufficient bone height but insufficient bone width as a result of tooth loss, a jaw enlargement technique with osteotomes combined with soft tissue manipulation may be utilized to facilitate proper implant placement while concomitantly optimizing the aes thetics of the final implant prosthesis. The learning objective of…

Author(s): Jack A. Hahn, DDS;Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, Marc E. Moskowitz, DDS, David Kurtzman, DDS
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Instrumentation for Modern Day Implant Surgery

Instrumentation for Modern Day Implant Surgery
Public awareness of the aesthetic possibilities through the replacement of missing or nonsalvageable teeth has been elevated with advances in dental implant therapy and related hard and soft tissue regenerative therapies. This has led to an increase in the fabrication of fixed prostheses supported by either natural teeth, dental implants, or removable prostheses anchored by implants rather than conventional tissue- or tooth-supported partial dentures.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Peter C. Shatz, DDS
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Aesthetic Enhancement of Anterior Dental Implants with the Use of Tapered Osteotomes and Soft Tissue Manipulation

Aesthetic Enhancement of Anterior Dental Implants with the Use of Tapered Osteotomes and Soft Tissue Manipulation
As osseointegration of endosseous dental implants has become predictable and well-documented, the emphasis in dental- implant treatment has shifted from functional concerns to the achievement of long-term aesthetic results. An adequate alveolar bone base is the prerequisite for functional and aesthetically optimal reconstruction of the soft-tissue architecture. This is true for both fixed partial denture (FPD) pontic sites and dental implant sites. In patients with sufficient bone height but insufficient bone…

Author(s): Jack A. Hahn, DDS;Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD
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Periodontally Considerations of Dental Implantology

Periodontally Considerations of Dental Implantology
<p>The endosseous dental implant has steadily progressed to become an important modality of restoring incomplete dentitions in either fully or partially edentulous patients. Osseointegrated dental implants have demonstrated relatively high success rates in both the maxillary and the mandibular jaws. The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), the American Dental Association (ADA), and numerous other professional organizations have endorsed the placement of osseointegrated dental implants as…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Jerry J. Garnick , David Kurtzman, DDS, Peter C. Shatz
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Dental Implants: Oral Hygeine and Maintenace

Dental Implants: Oral Hygeine and Maintenace
Proper monitoring and maintenance is essential to ensure the longevity of the dental implant and its associated restoration through a combination of appropriate professional care and effective patient oral hygiene. Gregori M Kurtzman and Lee H Silverstein explain the protocols for the dental team.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS
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Nifedipine-induced Gingival Enlargemenr Around Dental Implants

Nifedipine-induced Gingival Enlargemenr Around Dental Implants
Calcium channel-blocking agents are used extensively for the management of cardiovascular conditions, including angina pectoris, coronary artery spasm, cardiac arrhythmias, and hypertension. Gingival overgrowth around natural teeth has been previously reported in the literature with patients taking calcium channel-blocking agents. This clinical report describes hyperplasia of tissues around titanium dental implants in a patient taking Nifedipine along with the multiphasic approach to treating this…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;J. Paul Koch, DMD, Michael D. Lefkove, DDS, Jerry J. Garnick, DDS, MS, Baldev Singh, BDS, PhD, David E. Steflik, MS, EdD
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Dental Implants: Mastering Esthetics in the Smile Zone

Dental Implants: Mastering Esthetics in the Smile Zone
The key to contemporary restorative dentistry is the fabrication of healthy, maintainable, esthetic, and functional prostheses. The true success of any restoration is reliant on the creation of an “illusion of reality,” regardless of the restorative modality used (eg, porcelain laminate veneers, crowns, and/or implant-supported prostheses). Developments and advances to the restorative armamentarium have significantly improved the clinician’s ability to deliver predictable and reliable treatments. Osseointegration…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kutrzman, DDS, David Kurtzman, DDS, Peter C. Shatz, DDS
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The Use of Free Gingival Soft Tissue to Improve Implant/Soft Tissue Interface

The Use of Free Gingival Soft Tissue to Improve Implant/Soft Tissue Interface
Various techniques for the placement of different types of dental implants have evolved to the point where predictable bone-to-implant integration occurs if proper surgical technique is followed. The soft-tissue adaptation to the implant abutment is the first line of defense to prevent the development of peri-implantitis and subsequent bone loss. Given that there is a tenuous protective seal around dental implants, the rationale for soft-tissue augmentation around dental implants to provide an improved,…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Michael D. Lefkove, DDS, Jerry J. Garnick, DDS
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Socket Preservation to Gain

Socket Preservation to Gain
Tooth loss not only poses difficulty in mastication, it also involves the probable resorption of alveolar bone due to a loss of function and stimulation from the periodontal ligament fibers (PDL). Bone grafting at the time of tooth removal provides bone quantity and quality for future placement of dental implant(s). The challenge during this procedure—referred to as socket preservation—is maintaining the graft in place as well as providing a final working area with sufficient keratinized tissue…

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Peter C. Shatz, DDS
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