Rebekah English

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Fixed implant reconstruction is one of the most challenging prosthetic treatment alternatives for the edentulous maxilla. Accurate diagnosis and treatment planning are essential to successful, predictable clinical results. Decisions concerning the placement of implants may have a lasting impact on the quality and prognosis of the final restoration. A series(More)
The sinus lift has become a common dental procedure when insufficient bone exists to support endosseous dental implants. The goal of the procedure is to augment existing bone in the posterior maxilla. Various resorbable and nonresorbable allograft, xenograft, and synthetic materials and mixtures, with and without autogenous bone, have been used for sinus(More)
Fixed prosthetic implant reconstruction of the edentulous maxilla demands skill and state-of-the-art techniques of both the surgeon and the restorative dentist. As discussed in Part I (Implant Dent. 1999;8: 186-193), accurate diagnosis and treatment planning are essential to successful, predictable clinical results. How and where implants are placed have a(More)
CASE PRESENTAION A 58-year-old man presented with a 6-month history of profound fatigue and a weight loss of 35 to 40 pounds. He reported occasional night sweats and mildly painful knees and elbows without swelling or redness. He denied respiratory symptoms, rashes, or fevers. He had no respiratory symptoms. The patient's history was significant for(More)
Sarcoidosis is a multisystem granulomatous syndrome of unknown etiology with noncaseating epithelioid granulomas being the pathognomonic pathological finding. Sarcoidosis most commonly involves the lungs and involvement of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is uncommon. Pancreatic sarcoidosis is very rare, especially when it is the presenting feature of(More)
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