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Thursday, June 6
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Session II: Strategic Regeneration: Biomaterial Selection and Surgical Techniques

SonicWeld: Ultrasonically Fabricated Barriers for Enhanced Outcomes in Guided Bone Regeneration

Kevin Murphy
Thursday, June 6
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Grand Ballroom (Salon G-K)

KLS Martin has developed a unique bioresorbable guided bone regeneration barrier that can be molded into any desired three-dimensional form. By combining thermoplastic and ultrasonic energies, these barriers have been successfully used to create the proper environment for both large lateral and vertical ridge augmentations for situations previously treated with block grafting or distraction. This course will outline the basic science, clinical techniques, and outcomes of the Sonic- Weld technique.

Kevin Murphy, DDS, MS, received specialty certificates in both prosthodontics and periodontics as well as a masterís degree in oral histology from the University of Illinois. He maintains a private practice in Baltimore, Maryland, limited to prosthodontics, periodontics, and implant dentistry. He is also an associate professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Maryland Dental School, where he teaches in the Periodontal Prosthesis Fellowship Program. Dr Murphy serves on the editorial review board of numerous journals and is a board member of the Pankey Foundation. He has published numerous articles and textbook chapters on periodontal regeneration and implant dentistry and has lectured nationally and internationally on corticotomy-facilitated orthodontia, periodontal regeneration, placement and restoration of dental implants, and periodontal prostheses. Dr Murphy is a Diplomate and member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, and the American College of Prosthodontics.