Two Posters Presented at the Academy of Osseointegration Annual Session
Alendronate Bisphosphonate Therapy and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw: Successful Retreatment
Thomas J. Balshi, DDS, PhD, FACP, Glenn J. Wolfinger, DMD, FACP, Vicki C. Petropoulos, DMD, MS, Stephen F. Balshi, MBE PI Dental Center at the Institute for Facial Esthetics, Fort Washington, PA and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Presented at the Academy of Osseointegration Annual Session March 3 – 5, 2011, Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC – March 2011
This poster discussed the management of a patient presenting with mandibular osteonecrosis following alendronate bisphosphonate exposure and immediate loading of dental implant treatment of the mandible.
Mandibular Bone Height Changes Associated with Screw-Retained Implant-Supported Prostheses with Distal Cantilevers: A Long Term Follow Up Analysis
Thomas J. Balshi, DDS PhD FACP, Glenn J Wolfinger DMD FACP, Matilda Dhima DMD, Vicki Petropoulos DMD MS, Stephen F Balshi MBE. PI Dental Center at the Institute for Facial Esthetics, Fort Washington, PA and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
This poster evaluated the long term changes in bone height of mandibular screw-retained implant-supported prostheses with distal cantilevers and to determine if the reversal of residual ridge resorption in the posterior mandible is short-term or if it continues into the long-term management of the patient.