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Surgical Mini-Lectures and Clinics

Thursday, September 15, 2011
3:30PM - 5:30PM

Location

(C) 201A

M625

Extraction Site Management for Implant Reconstruction

Michael A. Pikos, DDS
Private Practice
Palm Harbor, FL

Synopsis

This clinical presentation will focus on alveolar defects seen immediately following tooth removal with emphasis on evaluation, classification, and treatment guidelines. Parameters to be assessed include gingival biotype, buccal plate status, number of bony walls affected, and extent of soft tissue compromise.Comprehensive diagnostic and treatment protocols will be featured that include evaluation, timing, and sequence of extraction site reconstruction with both soft and hard tissue grafting. Emphasis will be on clinical and CT evaluation of both esthetic and non esthetic zone sites, which will be covered in detail.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Discuss the indications, timing, sequence and application of hard tissue grafting for extraction site development.
  2. Discuss the indications, timing, sequence and application of soft tissue grafting for extraction site development.
  3. Describe a classification of extraction site defects for implant reconstruction.

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