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Simplifying Bone Grafting Using the Piezotome 2 
Presenter: Dr. John Russo
Credits:  1 CEU Release Date: 3/22/12
CE Supporter: ACTEON   Reviewed: 2018     Expiration Date: 3/22/21

Upon completion of this CE webinar, the student will be able to:
• Understand the difference between cutting bone with a conventional bur, bone saw and piezo electric technology.
• Identify which piezo electric tips are appropriate for each procedure.
• Demonstrate settings for different densities of bone found in the mouth.
• Explain how using Piezotome 2 will conserve bone harvesting for block grafts compared to a conventional rotary instrument.
• Appreciate the safety of using Piezotome 2 close to vital soft tissue structures including the posterior superior alveolar artery and the mandibular canal.
• Understand how to minimize sinus membrane perforations by using the Piezotome 2 to make the lateral window for a sinus bone graft.
• Compare removing a failing implant or tooth with a trephine or rotary instrument vs. Piezotome 2.   ( disclaimer, bio and commercial disclosure )

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