Category: Oral Surgery

Autors: Duarte F., Ramos C., Marcelino T.

Reference: STOMA 2006; 79:4-9
ISSN: 0870-4287

Abstract: Piezosurgery® uses modulated ultrasonic vibration to allow controlled cutting of bony structures. Delicate bony structures can be cut easily and with great precision, without destruction of soft tissue. We have found this device useful when exact cutting of thin bones is essential. However, it is of only limited use in cutting thick bones and in regions with limited access.


Supernumerary Teeth

Supernumerary teeth (or hyperdontia), though relatively rare, may be the cause of several dental and oclusal disturbs, mainly in the permanent dentition…

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