Endodontic surgery: Adjunctive regenerative techniques

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This review of the influence of different regenerative techniques and materials on the outcome of endodontic surgery includes 11 RCTs. The findings suggest that regenerative approaches improve periapical lesion healing after endodontic surgery. However the studies are small and only 2 are at low risk of bias.

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Review suggests that of guided tissue regeneration with absorbable collagen membranes may improve clinical outcomes for periodontal patients

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Periodontitis results in damage to the bone and connective tissues supporting the teeth. The use of barrier membranes aims to assist regeneration of periodontal tissues in order to overcome some of the limitations of conventional treatment.  The aim of this review was to assess the outcomes of guided tissue regeneration (GTR) using an absorbable collagen [read the full story…]