Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland, Private Dental Clinic in Lugano
Chapter 3 “Clinical Aspects”
Bone augmentation at ceramic implants
There is a large body of evidence demonstrating the successful use of guided bone regeneration to regenerate missing bone at implant sites with insufficient bone volume and the long-term success of titanium implants placed in combination with bone augmentation. But can this data be applied to the ceramic implants? What do we know about bone augmentation at ceramic implants? This lecture will provide the actual evidence and the clinical recommendations for bone augmentation procedures at zirconia implants
Goran Benic is Specialist of Reconstructive Dentistry at the Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland and associate at the Private Clinic in Lugano, Switzerland. His clinical focus is on the treatment of complex and esthetic cases using all options of implant and reconstructive dentistry. His major scientific interests include procedures for bone augmentation, fixed tooth- and implant-supported reconstructions and clinical applications of digital technology in implant dentistry.