Using d-PTFE Barriers to Enhance Bone and Soft Tissue Regeneration
An exploration of novel clinical applications for dense polytetrafluorethylene barriers.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- List various applications for dense polytetrafluorethylene (d-PTFE) barriers in periodontal procedures, and explain clinical considerations for their use.
- Describe using the “ice cream cone technique” with a d-PTFE barrier.
- Identify various factors and timing considerations for therapies involving implant placement for extracted teeth.
This course was issued in the July 2017 issue and expires 7/31/20. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.