Mar 19, 2020
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Although the placement of a bone graft and membrane might superficially appear to be a facile procedure, don't be fooled. The adroit critical thinking and decision making involved in achieving a predictable outcome is far from simple. Today we have subject matter expect Dr. Abhishek Patel here to give us a deeper understanding on this topic.
Content for this episode is derived from a published randomized, controlled, blinded clinical trial comparing ridge preservation with a membrane vs no membrane on buccal overlay graft technique. Dr. Patel was a team member on the aforementioned study which is entitled “Ridge Preservation Comparing the Clinical and Histologic Healing of Membrane vs No-Membrane Approach to Buccal Overlay Grafting.” In this episode Dr. Patel will discuss the aforementioned. We recommend reviewing the articles provided for you in the reference section.
He received his bachelor of dental surgery from the Dental College at Bhavnagar University, his Masters in Oral Biology at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, his Master’s of Science in Dentistry at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and his training in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.
He has been awarded several accolades to include being a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and the 2019 American Academy of Periodontics Educator Award.