Education

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Online Course

All the necessary information to smoothly transition to Augma bone cement.

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Webinars

Watch ABCA webinars and get complementary CE credits.
 
 
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Protocols 

Learn the protocols that are changing the concept of traditional bone grafting.
 
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Clinical Cases

A range of clinical cases by ABCA Bone Cement Experts. Sinus Lift, Lateral Augmentation, Socket Grafting, and more.

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Clinical Support

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Clinical Literature

Review, critical assessment and evaluation of research studies on Bone Cement.


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BCS

Biphasic Calcium Sulfate as 2nd generation technological breakthrough in the long history of CS bone regeneration

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FAQ

Do you have a question about Bone Cements? your answer is probably here.
 
 
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The Logic Behind

Why flap with tension? Why no membranes? How come maximal closure is acceptable?                                                                               

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Intro Course

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Augma Bond Apatite® Intro Course

The course is aimed to provide all the necessary information to smoothly transition to Augma bone cement from traditional grafting and shorten the learning curve to minimal.

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Webinars

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Dr. Stéphane Berg – Sinus Lift – 1 CE

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Dr. Amos Yahav – Lateral Ridge Augmentation – 2 CE

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Dr. Amos Yahav – Socket Preservation – 1 CE

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FAQ

How thick should the graft material be applied on top of the implant at the initial placement?

Cover the socket and the implant and overfill (1-2 mm).

Is there a specific implant torque used in Augma-grafted bone?

There are no specific torque indications. Use the same torque as with native bone according to the bone type.

Can Augma bone graft cement be used with immediate implant placement?

Augma Bone cement is a bone regenerative material. Thus, if an implant is placed in an osteotomy, with a bony defect or gap within the bony frame, Bond Apatite bone graft cement can be placed to augment and regenerate the bone around the implant.

Can an interim denture be used? How can a patient go without teeth for months?

It is not easy to convince the patient to go for three months without teeth, but this is the best option to achieve bone growth. In some cases, if 2-3 temporary narrow implants can be placed in the anterior part and loaded immediately, this can provide the patient with a fixed temporary partial bridge in the anterior zone. Patients accept this more readily than no teeth at all. If this option is not feasible; however, the patient should be supported in managing the entire healing period without teeth, as any removable denture risks the outcome.  In general, noncontact and lack of movement on or of the grafted site is of paramount importance no matter what graft material is used. It is up to the clinician to have a conversation with their patient and guide them during the healing process and oral maintenance following a GBR procedure. Some options to consider are tooth, or provisional implants supported fixed partial (or complete) dentures ( without soft tissue contact and support). For optimum success, NO PROSTHESIS is the recommended approach.

Can removable dentures be used while healing?

The key to any successful graft procedure ( irrespective of material or method used) is stability during the healing period. Using removable prosthetic appliances, and especially appliances with direct contact of the tissue overlaying the graft site, will cause disruption of proper osteogenesis. In the case of Bond Apatite, any movement and pressure of the appliance on the graft site will disturb the compacted cement matrix and will result in diminished graft volume.

Can osseodensification work with Augma?

Yes, make sure to respect osseodensification protocols and bone cement protocols. Osseodensification best used on available medullary bone. Particulate graft does not predictably covert to the medullary bone in 3-6 months period. Thus osseodensification of a grafted site (especially xenografts) could be counterproductive. Augma bone cement completely disappears after 3-6 months and is replaced with the patient’s own bone, thus permitting osseodensification.

What procedure should be followed if the material breaks when compacting?

The key to working with Augma bone cement is the attainment of a compact cohesive cement matrix prior to suturing. Thus, if the cement breaks when compacting, simply place a dry sterile gauze above, press firmly for one second, and continue.