John Lupovici

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Proper bone-augmentation strategies are essential to recreating natural function and esthetics, implant dentistry's paramount objective. Although autogenous grafts have historically been considered the gold standard among grafting materials, they are associated with higher complication rates, greater resorption, and lower implant success than some of the(More)
Part I of "Revisiting the Hopeless Ridge" highlighted the higher complication rates, greater resorption profile, and lower implant success rates associated with autogenous block grafts. The conclusions described in that article were based on a comprehensive literature review, rather than an individual clinician's experience in clinical practice.(More)
In order to solve the substantial challenge of achieving natural esthetics in compromised situations, a number of techniques and materials have been developed to restore deficient alveolar bone and maintain existing bone and soft tissue. This article reviews developments in both areas and reports on a clinical treatment in which a new form of xenograft in(More)
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