Use of digital workflows in implant treatment has improved diagnosis, case planning and surgical execution, leading to more predictable implant outcomes.
Apoorv Goel, BDS, MS, MSD
Apoorv Goel, BDS, MS, MSD, is an assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics at Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee. He also maintains a faculty practice limited to periodontics and dental implants. He can be reached at [email protected].
Useful in various dental procedures, platelet rich fibrin promotes wound healing, guides epithelial cell migration, and can be used as an adjunct for bone and soft tissue regeneration.
Research suggests a multidisciplinary approach involving orthodontics and periodontal therapy helps support positive patient outcomes.
This review of surgical crown lengthening includes discussions of presurgical planning, surgical technique and postprocedural healing.
Due to the potential adverse oral health effects associated with these drugs, special care is needed when treating this patient group.