While several European and western countries are still struggling with Covid-19 cases, enforcing restrictions on social gatherings, life seems to have returned almost to normal in much of Asia, including India. There has been a surge in the reports trying to explain the low numbers in Asia, but almost all of them lack a biological mechanism behind the fall in numbers. Now, a team of Indian scientists has described a plausible mechanism responsible for the contrast in the numbers seen worldwide.
This video by Dr Ali Tunkiwala presents the Partial Extraction Therapy - surgical technique step-by-step. Partial extraction therapy is a novel technique to enable the preservation of the labial bone plate around an implant. It entails the extraction of palatal half of the anterior tooth while retaining and shaping strategically the labial portion (Referred to as Socket Shield). The implant placement follows the shield preparation.