Piezosurgery: basics and possibilities.

  title={Piezosurgery: basics and possibilities.},
  author={Markus Schlee and Marius Steigmann and Emanuel Adrian Bratu and Arun K Garg},
  journal={Implant dentistry},
  volume={15 4},
Useful in a variety of oral surgery procedures, piezosurgery has therapeutic features that include a micrometric cut (precise and secure action to limit tissue damage, especially to osteocytes), a selective cut (affecting mineralized tissues, but not surrounding soft tissues), and a clear surgical site (the result of the cavitation effect created by an irrigation/cooling solution and oscillating tip). Because the instrument's tip vibrates at different ultrasonic frequencies, since hard and soft… CONTINUE READING