S2EP16: Orbital Trauma, TiUltra Implants, & Head Injuries in Martial Arts
Is it better to use patient-specific implants in orbital reconstruction? Or should you use preformed titanium mesh?
Which method is more accurate in terms of oral volume reconstruction? And which method boasts fewer complications?
On this episode of Dentist Brian Candy, I share the findings of a recent study comparing preformed versus patient-specific implants to address orbital trauma and explain what kind of implants I use for mild, moderately complex and complex fractures.
I go on to discuss another study in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery comparing the frequencies, types and hospital admission rates of head and neck injuries in subjects who practice different forms of martial arts.
Listen in for insight around the CAD/CAM technologies I am adding to my repertoire for complex reconstructions and find out why Liberty Oral Surgery is switching to TiUltra implants.
Why Liberty Oral Surgery is switching to Nobel Biocare TiUltra implants
The findings of a recent study published in JOMS comparing preformed vs. patient-specific implants for orbital reconstruction
How CAD/CAM technologies are used to make patient-specific implants
Why I use porous polyethylene implants impregnated with titanium for mild to moderately complex reconstruction
My plans to add CAD/CAM tech to my repertoire for more complex fractures
The frequencies, types and hospital admission rates of head and neck injuries in subjects who practice different martial arts fighting styles
How taekwondo was more likely to lead to a head injury while jujitsu and judo were more likely to cause neck injuries
Why judo injuries were more likely to result in hospital admission
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Nobel Biocare TiUltra Implants
‘Do Patient-Specific Implants Decrease Complications and Increase Orbital Volume Reconstruction Accuracy in Primary Orbital Fracture Reconstruction?’ in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
‘A Comparison of 2,845 Head and Neck Injuries in Various Martial Arts’ in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
National Electronic Injury Surveillance System
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