Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Methods: 195 CT scans from a private practice were examined.  Measurements were made with computer software (Simplant) at 5mm intervals.  Patients were categorized as to age, sex, and missing posterior teeth.  Results: The following data emerged at the 95% confidence level  (Excerpted from Table 1): Distance from the crest to the inferior alveolar nerve at … Continue reading

Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Methods: 10 years after the original surgery for gingival recession, 10 of 17 patients were returned for follow-up evaluation. Among the parameters measured at 10 years: Percent root coverage, gingival recession depth, probing depths , width of keratinized tissue and clinical attachment levels. Results: No difference between Emdogain and Coronally Advanced Flap when compared to … Continue reading

Posted by: Dr. Bassel Paul Gebrael

Methods:  Marginal bone levels and tissue quality was evaluated after 2 months of healing for 72 implant sites in 12 pig mandibles.  The interimplant distance was either 2 mm or 3 mm. Results: No difference was seen when the interimplant distance was 2 mm or 3 mm in terms of interproximal bone loss. Conclusions: Platform … Continue reading