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A Novel Strategy for Bone Integration and Regeneration: Case Studies

A Novel Strategy for Bone Integration and Regeneration: Case Studies
Ultraviolet light treatment of dental implants immediately prior to placement, or photofunctionalization, is a novel clinical tool with the potential to improve implant therapy. Photofunctionalization improves the surface properties of titanium surfaces by removing hydrocarbons, regenerating hydrophilicity, and optimizing electrostatic properties. We photofunctionalizated dental implants and titanium mesh (Ti mesh) in two complex clinical cases requiring simultaneous guided bone regeneration, sinus elevation, immediate implant placement into the extraction socket, and esthetic consideration

Author(s): Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.;Ryohei Tonotsuka, DDS; Hitochi Murabe, DDS; Makoto Hirota, DDS, PhD; Takahiro Ogawa, DDS, PhD
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Success Rate, Healing Time, and Implant Stability of Photofunctionalized Dental Implants

Success Rate, Healing Time, and Implant Stability of Photofunctionalized Dental Implants
This is the first study to report the clinical outcomes of photofunctionalized dental implants. This retrospective study analyzed 95 consecutive patients who received 222 untreated implants and 70 patients who received 168 photofunctionalized implants over a follow-up period of 2.5 years. Photofunctionalization was performed by treating implants with UV light for 15 minutes using a photo device immediately before placement. Within the limits of this retrospective study, despite the more frequent use of shorter and smaller-diameter implants, the use of photofunctionalization allowed for a faster loading protocol without compromising the success rate.

Author(s): Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.;Masahiro Yamada; Takahiro Ogawa
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A Novel Combined Surgical Approach to Vertical Alveolar Ridge Augmentation with Titanium Mesh, Resorbable Membrane, and rhPDGF-BB: A Retrospective Consecutive Case Series

A Novel Combined Surgical Approach to Vertical Alveolar Ridge Augmentation with Titanium Mesh, Resorbable Membrane, and rhPDGF-BB: A Retrospective Consecutive Case Series
This report demonstrates the remarkable efficacy of guided bone regeneration using a combination of titanium mesh, resorbable collagen membrane, and rhPDGF for vertical ridge augmentation, thus expanding the indications for implant therapy and allowing recovery of the three-dimensional esthetic architecture in a severely absorbed alveolar ridge.

Author(s): Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.;Tomohiro Ishikawa, DDS;Hajime Kitajima, DDS; Masahiro Yamada, DDS, PhD; Hidetada Moroi, DMD
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Titanium Mesh in Anterior Augmentation - Surgical Technique Video Premium Member Content

Titanium Mesh in Anterior Augmentation - Surgical Technique Video
Dr. Akiyoshi Funato describes the utilization of the FT Wing titanium mesh to aid in the reconstruction of lost labial plate in the anterior maxilla.

Presented By:: Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.
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Three-Dimensional Bone and Soft Tissue Requirements for Optimizing Esthetic Results in Compromised Cases with Multiple Implants

Three-Dimensional Bone and Soft Tissue Requirements for Optimizing Esthetic Results in Compromised Cases with Multiple Implants
In this article, the concepts behind achieving esthetic and functional implant restorations and the necessary three-dimensional peri-implant hard and soft tissue management required to realize these goals are discussed.

Author(s): David Garber, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD;Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.;Tomohiro Ishikawa, DDS;Hajime Kitajima, DDS; Hidetada Moroi, DMD
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Advantages of the Root Submergence Technique for Pontic Site Development in Esthetic Implant Therapy

Advantages of the Root Submergence Technique for Pontic Site Development in Esthetic Implant Therapy
This article suggests a strategy to provide a more predictable protocol for esthetic implant treatment for multiple- tooth defects using the root submergence technique (RST). The RST maintains the natural attachment apparatus of the tooth in the pontic site, which in turn allows for complete preservation of the alveolar bone frame and assists in the creation of an esthetic result in adjacent multipletooth- replacement cases.

Author(s): Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD;Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.;Tomohiro Ishikawa, DDS;David Garber, DMD
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Timing, Positioning, & Sequential Staging in Esthetic Implant Therapy

Timing, Positioning, & Sequential Staging in Esthetic Implant Therapy
Many articles address the predictability of immediate implant placement into extraction sockets; however, there are only a few reports that mention the indications and limitations of this technique. The aim of this article is to re-examine specific indications for immediate implant placement and to clarify the timing or “fourth dimension” relative to extraction and implant placement. The expanded concept of four-dimensional implant treatment planning involves the new axis of time, which must be…

Author(s): David Garber, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD;Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.;Tomohiro Ishikawa, DDS
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4D Concept and Immediate Implant Placement: Part 2 Premium Member Content

4D Concept and Immediate Implant Placement: Part 2
Focus on Regeneration of Buccal Bone Around Implants

Presented By:: Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.
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4D Concept and Immediate Implant Placement Premium Member Content

4D Concept and Immediate Implant Placement
Dr. Funato lectures for the JIADS group at the Team Atlanta Training Center.

Presented By:: Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.
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Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S. Akiyoshi Funato, D.D.S.
Periodontics & Implants
Japan
Professional Experience:
  • Nagisa Dental Clinic, private practice, moved to Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, 1998 – present
  • Founder/instructor of ...

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