Intraosseous Defects on Mesial Surface
Dr. Marc Nevins
After watching this video, the viewer should:
able to visualize the procedure of correcting intraosseous defects on the
how bioresorbable membranes can help with the healing process related to
This case demonstrates treatment of an intraosseous defect
on the mesial surface of the maxillary first premolar utilizing a bioresorbable
barrier membrane. The flap will be designed with adequate access to have
thorough debridement of the defect, as well as to provide for adequate closure
postsurgically. By the end of this procedure, the desired flap closure has
achieved, and the practitioner will have established a wound environment that
will allow for regeneration of the periodontal tissues with the protection of
the selected bioresorbable barrier membrane.
*Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Oral Medicine,
Infection, and Immunity, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA; private
practice, Boston, MA.
**Adapted with permission from Dr. Marc Nevins & Sunstar
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