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

What is the porosity percentage of Bond Apatite?

The overall structure of Bond Apatite® is composed of microporosity (1-10μm) and macroporosity (50-500μm). The initial surface porosity is about 40 percent; however, since calcium sulfate completely degrades over time, it creates more space for the new bone to be formed.

What are the indications for using Bond Apatite®?

Bond Apatite® can be used in a wide variety of osseous defects, including medium- and large-size defects such as dehiscence, fenestration cases, lateral augmentations (horizontal crest widening), sinus augmentation procedures, periodontal bone defects, filling of bony defects pre-implant placement or simultaneously with implant placement, filling a cavity post-cyst removal, ridge augmentations, bone splits, etc.

Are there are any additives, accelerators, or polymers within the biphasic calcium sulfate matrix of Bond Apatite®?

The cement matrix within Bond Apatite® is made of pure calcium sulfate as a biphasic formulation. No additives, polymers, or other chemicals are added, so the chemical structure of calcium sulfate remains unchanged. The ability of the biphasic formulation to be moldable and to harden instantly in the presence of blood or saliva is due to the fact that the particles within the cement are partially crystallized and still maintain the ability to adhere to set and harden. In this way, the cement is much more stable and has predictable bioactivity.

What is the ratio of biphasic calcium sulfate to HA?

Bond Apatite® is a composite graft made up of 2/3 biphasic calcium sulfate cement matrices and 1/3 hydroxyapatite granules in different sizes and shapes.

What is Bond Apatite®?

Bond Apatite® is a composite graft, made of biphasic calcium sulfate (3D Bond™) matrix mixed  with HA granules in a controlled particle size distribution, intended to fill or augment a vast diversity of osseous defects.

If primary closure in a case of missing buccal plate defect could not be obtained, can collagen membrane be used?

Using a membrane is not recommend. Perform augmentation, close the flap and suture. If the graft is exposed more than 3mm, secure a collagen sponge on top as shown in the protocols.

Are membranes recommended in edentulous ridge augmentation cases?

No membrane is required with Augma bond cement. However, extra caution is needed to minimize removable prosthesis impingment on the grafted area. Contact on to the graft with the removable appliance will significantly reduce bone volume. Consider over building graft, and minimizing flage/prosthesis contact