Pikos Institute Bone Symposium
Innovations for Esthetic Implant Surgery with Growth Factors
This presentation will provide a clinical update on esthetic implant site development. The utilization of recombinantly engineered platelet-derived growth factor-BB (rhPDGF-BB) has accelerated the trend toward minimally invasive surgical procedures to preserve and enhance the esthetic foundation for dental implant restorations.
• Understand the use of growth factor technology to reduce the need for autogenous bone grafting and allow for minimally invasive procedures
• Understand how to apply tissue engineering to clinical decision-making to achieve optimal biologic and esthetic results for challenging dental implant cases
• Understand techniques utilizing rhPDGF-BB for combined hard and soft tissue grafting
Marc L. Nevins, D.M.D., M.M.Sc.
Marc L. Nevins, D.M.D., M.M.Sc., is in the private practice of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in Boston, Massachusetts. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is a Assistant Clinical Professor in the Division of Periodontology, Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nevins is Co-Editor of the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry.
Dr. Nevins graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and he received his Certificate for Graduate Training in Periodontology and a Master of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nevins has research interests in clinical applications of tissue engineering for periodontics and implant dentistry.
EDUCATION AND AWARDS
He earned his Certificate for Graduate Training in Periodontology and a Master of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. Internationally renowned as a leader in his field, Dr. Nevinss career responsibilities include numerous major committee assignments and peer-education lectures and training. He is the Associate Editor of the International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry.
APPROACH AND METHODS
In private practice for over ten years, Dr. Nevins infuses his clinical approach with innovative biotechnology and the latest academic and industry research. His research focuses on developing a better understanding of the use of growth factors to stimulate the regeneration of oral tissue, as well as to preserve oral esthetics. Growth factors are critical to the design of todays modern approach of less-invasive periodontal therapies that offer patients long-lasting, natural results.
Dr. Nevins excels at applying his highly specialized esthetic surgical expertise to solving his patients complex dental challenges. He is deeply committed to ensuring that his patients receive the best possible treatment and service and strives every day to set a new standard of care in dental medicine.