Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Methods: Peri-implantitis patients with implant pockets of 5 to 8 mm had subgingival implant surface debridement followed by repeated bi-weekly supra gingival plaque debridement and chlorhexidine chip application for 12 weeks. Results: A total of 290 patients were included: Significant reduction in implant probing depths was measured in the chlorhexidine group ( 1.76 mm) compared to … Continue reading

Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

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Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Prosthesis is stable but, tissue is inflamed/painful. Overgrowth of tissue between the components. Pinched tissue, Pain with every bite. To learn more watch this webinar  https://conexisdirect.com/webinars/part-2-top-25-prosthetic-complications-in-implantology-1-5-ce-credits/ Include the attached photo with the post.  TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious

Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Methods: Forty patients were randomly assigned to one of two groups: 1) Full Mouth Debridement with Clarithromycin 500mg every 12 hours for 3 days. 2) Full Mouth Debridement with placebo pills. Results: Both groups were effective for clinical and microbiological parameters. The Clarithromycin group presented with lower mean probing depths for pockets ≥ 7mm at … Continue reading

Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Methods: 52 patients with at least one non-contained infrabony defect ≥ 3 mm and probing ≥ 3 mm were randomly treated with either Emdogain plus biphasic calcium phosphate or Emdogain alone. The primary outcome was a change in clinical attachment up to 12 months. Results: Mean clinical attachment gain of 2.38 mm ± 2.17 mm was … Continue reading

Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Methods: Forty-seven patients with 64 sites with lack of attached gingiva were treated with free gingival grafts and 64 control sites were left untreated.  Patients were recalled every 4 to 6 months.  Gingival recession depth, keratinized tissue width, and probing depth were measured at baseline and extending to the follow up period (18 to 35 … Continue reading

Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Methods: 36 intrabony defects in 36 individual patients were treated with either demineralized freeze-dried bone allograft (DFDBA) or platelet-rich fibrin (PRF).  Data was collected at baseline and at 6 month follow up and included radiographic bone fill and changes in clinical attachment levels (CAL). Results: Both treatment groups had significant gain in clinical attachment levels … Continue reading

Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

This course will help you transform your practice, attract more patients, and increase profitability. Course Objectives: How to attract new patients and master maintenance retention strategies. How to communicate treatment plans for greater case acceptance. Learn to do online keyword research for your dental practice and the most effective keywords for practice growth. How to … Continue reading

Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Methods: Collagen matrix used with a coronally advanced flap was compared to a connective tissue graft used with a coronally advanced flap at 6 months and 5 years for root coverage achieved. Results: Seventeen patients were available for the 5-year recall.  Mean root coverage between 6 months and 5 years changed from 89.5% to 77.6% … Continue reading