Research & publications

Research

  • A Prospective Case Study Using Mastegraft Putty in Extraction Sockets for Alveolar Ridge Preservation. In contract with Medtronic. (In progress)
  • A Prospective Case Study Using Puros Demineralized Bone Matrix with and without Cortico-Cancellous Chips in Extraction Sockets for Alveolar Ridge Preservation.Protocol Number: 09-200. A clinical study sponsored by Zimmer Dental. (2009-2010)
  • Clinical Research, Advanced Education program in Periodontics, New York University, "Comparison of Clinical, Surgical, and Radiographical Estimation of Osseous Defects". (1995-1997)
  • Thesis Research, New York University, "Anabolic effect of tetracycline on PDL cell collagen synthesis and gene expression" with Dr. Ronald Craig. (1996-2000)
  • Member of Board of Advisors for Medtronic Factor 5

Publications

  • Atrophic Alveolar Ridge-augmentation with Titanium Mesh and rh-BMP2 for Implant Placement: Case Report. Columbia Dental Review. 2011-2012;16:10-14.
  • Dental Implant Placement by Predoctoral Dental Students; A Pilot Program. Journal of Dental Education. Vol 26 (10), 2012:1342-1346.
  • Demineralized Bone Matrix in Autologous Putty: Clinical and Histopathologic Case Series in Extraction Sockets, Abstract published in the poster presentation of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO), 2012, Phoenix, Arizona, March 1, 2012.
  • DBM in Autologous Putty: a Clinical and Histopathologic Case Series in Extraction Sockets. The International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Implants. Manuscript # 2623.
  • Immediate Placement and Provisionalization of Implant-Supported, Single-Tooth Restorations: A Retrospective Study. Journal of Oral Implantology. Manuscript Number: AAID-JOI-D-11-00071R1.(Posted Online while awaiting publication).
  • Immediate Placement and Provisionalization of Implant-Supported, Single-Tooth Restorations: A Retrospective Study, The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. 2011; 31:409-41.
  • Soft Tissue Closure of Grafted Extraction Sockets in the Posterior Maxilla: the Rotated Pediculated Palatal Connective Tissue Flap Technique. Implant Dentistry Journal. 2010; 19:370-377.
  • Site Augmentation and Site Preservation in the Aesthetic Anterior Area Using a Rotated Pediculated Palatal Connective Tissue. http://dentistrytoday.com/implants-intl/4310.
  • Overview of Peri-Implantitis, Journal de Parodontologie et d’Implantologie Orale. Vol.28(3), 2009 :225-236.
  • Implant Dentistry in today’s highly esthetic environment. http://www.dentistryiq.com/index/display/articledisplay.articles.dentisryiq.clinical.2010.01.implant-dentistry.QP129867.dcmp=rss.page=1.html
  • Periodontal Surgery to Regenerate A Peri-implantitis Lesion: Clinical case reports, Periodontal Clinical Investigations, Vol.24 (1), 2002:5-9.
  • Use of Bioresorbable versus Non-Resorbable Membranes in the Treatment of Gingival Recession, Arab Dental Journal 1999; 4:133-137.
  • Ridge Augmentation for Improved Implant Placement. The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Vol 19, No.12. December 1998.
  • Editorial, “LE CALVAIRE”, Amalgames, 1993:1-4.
  • La Trousse D’Urgence, Amalgames, 1993: 15-16.