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    A blog about dental implant treatment, implant stability and assessing osseointegration.

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    Giorgio Tabanella, DDS, MS

    Dr. Tabanella is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and an Active Member of the Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He graduated from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USA), where he obtained the Certificate in Periodontics as well as the Master of Science in Craniofacial Biology. Dr. Tabanella is the Director of O.R.E.C. (Oral Reconstruction and Education Center), where he holds advanced courses and live surgeries on tissue regeneration for a limited numbers of participants. He also lectures in Europe, Asia and in the US on implant and periodontal surgery, aesthetic management in dental implant and periodontal therapy, peri-implant bone remodeling, soft and hard tissue reconstruction. His research focuses on tissue regeneration and augmentation with different bone and soft graft materials as well as peri-implant and dental bone loss. Dr. Tabanella also maintains a private practice in Rome, Italy.

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    Decision-making in the retreatment of failures in implant dentistry

    [fa icon="calendar'] Apr 16, 2018 10:04:00 AM / by Giorgio Tabanella, DDS, MS posted in regenerative protocols, implant failure, bone regeneration, retreatment, risk patient, healing time, implant complication

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    Modern age of dental specialties is facing difficulties in treating patients who have been mistreated. Although “Primum non nocere” (“First do not harm”) should be the first goal of every medical doctor, nowadays we are used to see more and more often patients who present with iatrogenic effects or complications following a medical or dental treatment.

    Iatrogenic conditions do not necessarily result from medical errors, such as mistakes made during surgery, but sometimes they can occur also as a consequence of correct treatments, such as a supportive therapy in periodontics or bone regeneration in implantology, which maybe were not performed with a sophisticated and modern approach: what could have been considered as a good result in the past, today it could be defined as a failure, especially in terms of aesthetics and long-term stability of peri-implant tissues.

     

     

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