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Modern Research in Dentistry

Applications of Piezosurgery in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Open or Close Padmanidhi Agarwal and Kanav Jain*

    Department of Dentistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

    *Corresponding author: Padmanidhi Agarwal, MDS, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Dentistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Veerbhadra Marg, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, Pin-249203, India, Email:

Submission: April 11, 2018; Published: May 29, 2018

Volume2 Issue4


Piezoelectric bone surgery is a relatively novel alternative to routine bone cutting tools to overcome limitations of hard tissue surgery in maxillofacial surgery practice. Clinical applications of piezosurgery in oral and maxillofacial surgery are varied and range from dentoalveolar and maxillary sinus procedures to implant and temporomandibular joint surgeries. Its advantages over other methods make piezoelectric surgery a technique of choice for osseous surgeries today.

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