Dr. Amos YahavDMD
Bone graft Cements a paradigm shift in the maxillofacial and dental augmentation field
Augmentation surgical procedures that combine implant placements have become an integral part of modern dentistry.
Appropriate placement of the implants according to the prosthetic requirements is essential for rehabilitative success. Therefore, clinicians are often required to perform augmentation procedures to be able to provide a solution.
The diversity and complexity of bone lesions present challenges to clinicians, especially with existing bone substitutes marketed as granules, pastes, or blocks, which bring with them the need for stabilization by using membranes and fixating tools. Consequently, high skill level is required as well as a long treatment time.
To facilitate these operations, bone substitute companies are engaged in a constant search for the ultimate matrix that can bond their products, for preventing particle migration and obtaining the stability of the bone graft.
Use of cement bone grafts in the orthopedic medical field is state of the art and have existed for years. However, in the dental field, the use of bone grafts cements is relatively unfamiliar. In the modern augmentation procedure handling, outcome and cost effectiveness are the essential requirements which no clinician should compromise. The evolution of dental bone graft cement will revolutionize the future and pave the way for a new era in oral augmentation.
Learning objectives for this lecture:
- Be familiar with the bone graft cement concept
- Understanding how a specific minimal invasive surgical protocol is applied for biphasic calcium sulfate-based cements. (flap closure with tension as opposed to tension free, and maximal closure with partial exposure, and not necessary primary closure)
- Acquire knowledge on how to confront easily and most effectively any augmentation challenge by using bone cements
Dr. Amos Yahav’s Bio
Dr. Yahav is a serial entrepreneur whose practical way of thinking combined with creativity have enabled him to develop a variety of efficient professional tools, accessories, and materials for implants and the surgical field, including the invention of “Biphasic calcium sulfate” (BondBone®, 3D Bond™, And Bond Apatite®. 4 matrix ™).
He also serves as an advisor for international companies in this very progressive field. Dr. Yahav is currently the CEO of Augma Biomaterials.
After graduating from the Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest Romania in 1992, he established a private clinic, limited to implants, oral rehabilitation, and aesthetic dentistry in Netanya, Israel.
He is highly experienced in the field of implant dentistry and oral rehabilitation and has served as a guest and keynote speaker at international conferences and professional workshops in 4 continents.