Professor Andrea Sculean, University of Bern/Switzerland, emphasizes that regenerative periodontal therapy methods should never be conducted as a single therapy and only be considered in addition to the classical periodontitis therapy.more »
This surgical video demonstrates the coverage of gingival recession defects using the papilla preserving tunnel technique. In this case, a gingival tunnel is prepared and coronally positioned following the application of an enamel matrix protein gel. This approach is used to treat a patient with multiple recession defects in the anterior and premolar region of the upper jaw.more »
In the here shown technique for recession coverage in the upper jaw a coronally advanced flap without relief incision is chosen. First the incision in the interdental area is undertaken which leads to the surgical creation of the papilla. After that the marginal areas are prepared and the flap is build up to the mucogingival limit in the sense of a full flap. From here a split flap is prepared to be able to shift the flap to coronal. The application of an enamel matrix protein is followed by the microsurgical closure with different suturing techniques.more »
A gummy smile is an indication for aesthetic crown lengthening. The biologic width must be taken into consideration. This video contains the first operation of two where the bone volume is reduced and reshaped – an important step within the crown lengthening procedure. more »
In this operation, guided tissue regeneration in combination with Straumann Emdogain is performed to treat deep periodontal defects in the posterior region of the right mandible. The modified papilla preservation technique is used in a full-thickness manner. The defects are filled with a mixture of autogenous bone material and bone substitute.more »
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The Dental Online College is an online learning platform for dental surgeons and students. This service focuses on providing superior-quality professional training videos in the area of dental medicine that can be called up from an Internet platform. As a professional online training platform, the Dental Online College provides dental surgeons and students with instruction in surgical procedure, demonstrating challenging surgical techniques using easy to understand videos, and including interviews that provide further detail, video presentations, and documentation on performing the procedures in question.