Archive for the ‘ Bone grafting ’ Category

Endoret PRGF Recognized Center

We are proud again to be the only a recognized Endoret PRGF Center in the SF Bay area (Northern California).  I offer this service in both my locations in downtown San Francisco and Cupertino. To learn more about this technology and how its our changing outcomes please visit:

Flapless surgery using “Green CT”? what?!

How do we accomplish surgery without making an incision…better known as “flap-less”surgery….?  3D Guided technology.     Our goal is to provide the best of care with the least amount pain and discomfort to the patient.  Research shows that the smaller the incision, the less the discomfort after the surgery.  At times we are able […]

Notes from Drs. Marx and Peleg’s (University of Miami) talk on Implants and bone grafting

Some of my students have asked me to post the notes form this talk…so here it is.  Hope this helps. Dr. M. Peleg: Always do soft tissue grafting in addition to bone augmentation When you lose bone, you lose soft-tissue & when you lose soft-tissue, you lose bone. As we age, we lose teeth, we […]

Stem cells for sinus lifts?

In the most recent CDA article (Jan 2015) they mentioned a study in Translational medicine (Nov 2014), there is mention of stem cells being used to regenerate new bone in patient’s jaw bone to place dental implants.  We have been using stem cells in my practice for the past 2 years to improve the quantity and […]