Fig 2: Post operative OPG for implant placed in the region of 24 utilizing transcrestal technique without graft material
Clinical insights

Overview of sinus floor elevation procedure in implant dentistry – Part 2

Introduction Insufficient bone volume is a common problem faced during the rehabilitation of the edentulous posterior maxilla with implant-supported prostheses. The bone available for implant placement in the posterior maxillat may be limited by the pneumatization of the maxillary sinus following tooth loss, resulting in unfavorable alveolar ridge dimensions. In

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seasons greetings
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Season’s Greetings

We are approaching the end of another mixed year. The difficult times are continuing with the ongoing pandemic and countries all over in different phases of management and impact: some acute, some doing well, some facing fourth and even fifth waves. As a profession, the tweaking of our standard dental

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SAC 2nd edition
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Launch of completely revised online SAC Assessment Tool and book

Twelve years after the publication of the landmark book The SAC Classification in Implant Dentistry, the ITI has now released a fully revised and updated second edition of the book. The updated SAC Tool will follow in early 2022. This evidence-based, objective framework for the assessment of the difficulty, complexity and risk

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Interview: Why I joined the ITI

2022 has some great new ITI membership benefits in store. But what do our members like most about the ITI and why did they join us in the first place? To find out more, we asked one of our ITI Members, Simon Bate from UK. Read the interview to see how the

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Fig. 2a: Implant (upper left two) presented with probing pocket depths of up to 11 mm
Clinical insights

Peri-implant diseases

Introduction It is estimated that around 12-18 million implants are sold annually across the globe. The likelihood of a patient attending your dental practice with at least one dental implant in situ is high (Klinge et al. 2018). This reinforces the need for general dentists to acquire the knowledge and

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