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The use of free soft tissue autograft procedures has been well established and documented. However, little attention has been devoted to the care of the donor site which most frequently consists of palatal mucosa. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the hemostasis and protection of the palatal donor site of free soft tissue autografts using a… (More)
The patient reported here was seen with periapical cemental dysplasia (PCD) superimposed on chronic inflammatory periodontal disease. Various aspects of the diseases and their relationships are reviewed, including the diagnosis of PCD, its significance, and suggestions for therapy.
The objective of this study was to evaluate bone regeneration in 24 sockets grafted with a calcium phosphosilicate putty alloplastic bone substitute. A core was obtained from 17 sockets prior to implant placement for histomorphometry at 5 to 6 months postextraction. Radiographic analysis during the same postextraction healing period showed radiopaque tissue… (More)
A nationally distributed questionnaire was used to collect data from dental educators regarding their experience with courses in teacher training and the value they place on teacher preparation. Most dental educators have little or no formal training in education either at the undergraduate or the graduate level. Less than 15 percent possess a degree in… (More)