speakers dr myron nevins

Pikos Institute Bone Symposium


Osteogenic Treatment Planning for Your Patients:  Materials and Methods

Although the paradigm of dental treatment has been remarkably expanded by the application of osseointegration for the partially edentulous patient, an inadequate volume of bone continues to preclude implants for many.  A series of surgical procedures has emerged to develop ample bone for the ensuing project employing autografts, allografts, and alloplasts with and without barrier membranes. Many clinicians combine these with rh-2 bone morphogenetic protein (rhBMP-2) or rh platelet derived growth factor-BB empowering the results.

The end point question is: can we place implants that will support the occlusal load? This presentation will include preclinical and clinical observations.


Learning Objectives:
• Learn to select the appropriate biologics for regenerative procedures
•  Understand the introduction of growth factors to the regenerative equation
• Establish the optimal regenerative end point goals for implant placement


Myron Nevins, D.D.S.
Myron Nevins, D.D.S. is the Editor of the International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry and Associate Clinical Professor of Periodontology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nevins is a past President of the American Academy of Periodontology and a former Director and Chairman of the American Board of Periodontology where his contributions have been recognized with the Gold Medal and the Master Clinician Awards. He is a Clinical Professor of Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry and a Clinical Professor of Periodontics at the Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry. He maintains a private practice limited to Periodontics and Implantology in Swampscott, Massachusetts. Dr. Nevins is the founder and President of Perio Imp Research, Inc.

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