We have entered an exciting era in periodontics when molecular and cellular bone augmentation options are now available. This has reduced the need for autogenous bone grafting harvest procedures and lessened the surgical complication rate for the patient. This presentation will highlight clinical applications of these new grafting alternatives.
Bradley S. McAllister, DDS, PhD, maintains a private practice in Portland, Oregon, and is associate professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Previously, he was the director of research in the Department of Periodontology and held a joint appointment in the Department of Oral Molecular Biology at the Oregon Health Sciences University, where he also served as head of the implant program. Dr McAllister has presented his research on dental implants, distraction osteogenesis, wound healing, and bone regeneration nationally and internationally.
Approximate Running Time: 60 minutes