65th AAID Annual Conference 2016 »

W4: Advanced Barrier Membrane Technology: Clinical Applications


CEs: 3

Dan Holtzclaw, DDS,MS
Mark C. Lucas, DDS, MS

Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS

  •  Diplomate, American Academy of Periodontology
  •  Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Implant & Advanced Clinical Dentistry
  • Private practice, advanced surgical procedures, Austin, Texas

MarK C. Lucas, DDS, MS

  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine,Department of Surgical Dentistry, Aurora, Colorado
  • Vice President of Research and Development, Snoasis Medical, Denver, Colorado

Sponsored by:  Snoasis Medical

Amnion-chorion allograft provides the benefits of a growth factor and barrier membrane. As a membrane, it does not require trimmings; it is extremely adaptable and easy to use. As a growth factor, it provides a biologically-active scaffold that includes soluble growth factors and other bioactive proteins which promote angiogenesis and stem cell migration and differentiation. This unique allograft makes site preservation grafting less technically demanding, may be left exposed, promotes rapid wound closure with early healing, and provides consistent results. Learning Objectives: At the completion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1.  Discuss background science and rationale for the surgical use of amnion-chorion allograft
  2.  Identify specific surgical applications and techniques for efficient placement of amnion-chorion allograft
  3.  Articulate best practices for utilizing amnion-chorion allograft most effectively
  4.  Manage bone defects resulting from tooth extraction, periodontal disease, and peri-implantitis

Topics: Membrane, Allograft, Growth Factor, Peri-implantitis