Embryonic Processes for Osseointegration and Alveolar Regeneration
Martin Chin, DDS
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) apply rhBMP-2 technology to everyday practice of implantology; 2) design surgical procedures to correct periodontal defects using rhBMP-2; 3) recognize the importance of the extended Sharpey periosteal network for osseointegration and periodontal regeneration; and 4) recognize the value of this advanced physiologic model of bone regulation that has been developed by modern bone biologists and orthopedic surgeons.
3:55 - 4:15 pm
Expanding Alveolar Contours with Surgically Facilitated Orthodontics
Rebecca Bockow, DDS
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) recognize the limits of traditional orthodontic tooth movement; 2) explain how alveolar decortication and bone grafting combined with orthodontics allows for a wider range of tooth movement; 3) diagnose which patients are candidates for this combined treatment; and 4) discuss treatment timing and sequencing when utilizing this treatment plan.
4:15 - 4:40 pm
Scaffolds/Growth Factors/Stem Cells
Rocky Tuan, PhD
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) review the current application of adult stem cells for skeletal tissue engineering and regeneration; 2) describe the design and 3-dimensional fabrication technologies for biomimetic biomaterial scaffolds to achieve functional tissue engineering; and 3) discuss the potential of regenerative medicine technologies to produce 3-dimensional microphpysiological systems as tissue analogues to study disease pathogenesis and for drug screening.
4:40 - 5:00 pm
Role of Blood Products in Regenerative Procedures
Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD, PhD
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) compare the main differences among blood products; 2) list the protocol on how to produce these blood products; and 3) indicate when these blood products can be used to promote soft and hard tissue regeneration in the oral cavity.