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Clinical Tip: The ‘Book’ Approach to Reflecting a Surgical Flap

Clinical Tip: The ‘Book’ Approach to Reflecting a Surgical Flap

Clinical Tip: The ‘Book’ Approach to Reflecting a Surgical Flap

Jack A. Hahn, DDS
Jack A. Hahn, DDS
on behalf of Glidewell Dental

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Launch date: 06 Mar 2017
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Last updated: 07 Mar 2017

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When a facial defect is present at an extraction site, clinicians can place an implant and achieve a predictable outcome by following some straightforward diagnostic and surgical procedures. A flap can be reflected using the book approach to implant surgery, exposing the site for evaluation and bone grafting. By minimizing incisions and helping to maintain hard- and soft-tissue contours, this technique can help clinicians produce esthetic results when immediate tooth replacement is desired.

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Extraction followed by immediate implant placement is an excellent means of addressing the immediate and long-term needs of patients who present with a non-restorable tooth in the anterior. Practitioners who provide this form of treatment will inevitably encounter cases in which a facial defect is present, calling for the reflection of a surgical flap and grafting of the extraction site. In this multimedia presentation, Dr. Jack Hahn explains the “book” approach to reflecting a surgical flap, demonstrating how to identify, graft and position an implant in the presence of a facial defect. Topics include:
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Jack A. Hahn, DDS
on behalf of Glidewell Dental

Glidewell Laboratories, based in Newport Beach, California, is an industry-leading provider of high-quality dental lab products and services to dental professionals nationwide for a low cost. Established in January 1970 by Jim Glidewell, CDT, the lab specializes in crown & bridge, ceramic, removable full and partial dentures, dental implants and prosthetic components, and full-cast restorations. Glidewell is an industry leader thanks to its innovative dental technology, experienced R&D department, and dedication to providing free or affordable clinical and technical education to promote industry growth. Read on to see how Jim Glidewell began his career in dentistry and built Glidewell Laboratories into the largest dental lab in the world.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • Academy of General Dentistry (PACE)
  • 1.00 Hours

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