Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-P col-00002999
Title: Applications of piezoelectric surgery in dentistry
Category: Pharmaceutics
Section: Review Article
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    Piezosurgery is a new technique introduced by Professor Vercellotti in 1988. Piezoelectric surgery is a minimally invasive technique that reduces the risk of damage to soft tissues and important structures such as nerves, blood vessels, and the mucosa. It also lessens damage to the bone cells and permits good survival of osteocytes during harvesting of bone. Piezoelectric surgery was first used by oral and maxillofacial surgeons for osteotomies, but recently, the procedure finds its applications in other fields of medicine as well such as neurosurgery and orthopedics. In dentistry, piezoelectric surgery finds its application in the fields of implantology, periodontics and orthodontics, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and in sinus augmentation procedures. Thus, this literature review aims at highlighting the advantages, applications, and method of using the technique efficiently.

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    Sruthi Srinivasan, Dhanraj Ganapathy, Ashish R. Jain*

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    Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Ashish R. Jain, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Saveetha University, Poonamalle High Road, Chennai - 600 127, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Sruthi Srinivasan, Dhanraj Ganapathy, Ashish R. Jain*

    Title:Applications of piezoelectric surgery in dentistry
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (January)
    Year:2019
    Page No: (122-125)
  • Experimental Methods Keywords

    Methodology: Dentistry, Implantology, Periodontics, Piezoelectric surgery, Surgery
    Research Materials:piezoelectric surgery

Keywords

Dentistry Implantology Periodontics Piezoelectric surgery Surgery

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