Management of Atrophic Posterior Maxilla: Guided Bone Regeneration vs Sinus Augmentation
The atrophic posterior maxilla has unique anatomic and structural features, including proximity to the maxillary sinus and low-density bone. The atrophic ridge can either be managed through regenerative or non-regenerative approaches. Sinus augmentation and alveolar ridge...
Introduction to VISTA for Oral Plastic Surgery
Soft tissue deficiencies around teeth and implants are often first noted because of compromised aesthetics. However, such deficiencies are also associated with progressive periodontal and peri-implant attachment loss. Oral Plastic Surgery (OPS) represents reconstructive and regenerative surgical procedures dedicated to repair of...
Advanced Applications of VISTA for Oral Plastic Surgery
Vestibular Incision Subperiosteal Tunnel Access (VISTA) can be used in Oral Plastic Surgery (OPS) to address a variety of soft tissue and bone deficiencies around teeth and implants. VISTA offers many surgical, technical and biologic advantages, including 1) ease of release of...