Avinash S Bidra

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Flapless implant surgery to overcome anatomic challenges in the anterior mandible for overdenture therapy: a clinical report
    Avinash S Bidra
    Assistant Professor and Assistant Program Director, Post Graduate Prosthodontics, University of Connecticut Health Center and Private practice, Meriden, Conn Electronic address
    J Prosthet Dent 111:175-80. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Nonsurgical management of inflammatory periimplant disease caused by food impaction: a clinical report
    Avinash S Bidra
    Assistant Professor and Assistant Program Director, Post Graduate Prosthodontics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Conn Private practice, Meriden, Conn Electronic address
    J Prosthet Dent 111:96-100. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Evidence-based prosthodontics: fundamental considerations, limitations, and guidelines
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, L6078, Farmington, CT 06030, USA Electronic address
    Dent Clin North Am 58:1-17. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of implant abutments in the anterior region: a systematic review
    Avinash S Bidra
    Post Graduate Prosthodontics, Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Esthet Restor Dent 25:159-76. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Computer-aided technology for fabricating complete dentures: systematic review of historical background, current status, and future perspectives
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 109:361-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Mini implants for definitive prosthodontic treatment: a systematic review
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 109:156-64. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Pterygoid implants for maxillofacial rehabilitation of a patient with a bilateral maxillectomy defect
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Oral Implantol 39:91-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Management of patients with excessive gingival display for maxillary complete arch fixed implant-supported prostheses
    Avinash S Bidra
    AssisUniversity of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 108:324-31. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Treatment planning and sequence for implant therapy in a young adult with generalized aggressive periodontitis
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Oral Implantol 38:405-15. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Techniques for incorporation of attachments in implant-retained overdentures with unsplinted abutments
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Conn 06030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 107:288-99. 2012

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Flapless implant surgery to overcome anatomic challenges in the anterior mandible for overdenture therapy: a clinical report
    Avinash S Bidra
    Assistant Professor and Assistant Program Director, Post Graduate Prosthodontics, University of Connecticut Health Center and Private practice, Meriden, Conn Electronic address
    J Prosthet Dent 111:175-80. 2014
    ..The anatomic challenges, surgical and prosthetic treatment planning, choice of simple versus complex interventions, and indications and contraindications of flapless surgery are discussed. ..
  2. doi request reprint Nonsurgical management of inflammatory periimplant disease caused by food impaction: a clinical report
    Avinash S Bidra
    Assistant Professor and Assistant Program Director, Post Graduate Prosthodontics, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Conn Private practice, Meriden, Conn Electronic address
    J Prosthet Dent 111:96-100. 2014
    ..The situation was successfully resolved in 1 week by local irrigation with 0.12% chlorhexidine gluconate and the use of systemic antibiotics. ..
  3. doi request reprint Evidence-based prosthodontics: fundamental considerations, limitations, and guidelines
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, L6078, Farmington, CT 06030, USA Electronic address
    Dent Clin North Am 58:1-17. 2014
    ..Understanding these principles can aid clinicians in appropriate appraisal of the prosthodontics literature and use the best available evidence for making confident clinical decisions and optimizing patient care. ..
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of implant abutments in the anterior region: a systematic review
    Avinash S Bidra
    Post Graduate Prosthodontics, Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Esthet Restor Dent 25:159-76. 2013
    ..Purpose of the Study To systematically review the existing literature to identify survival, mechanical, biological, and esthetic outcomes of anterior implant abutments...
  5. doi request reprint Computer-aided technology for fabricating complete dentures: systematic review of historical background, current status, and future perspectives
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 109:361-6. 2013
    ..Computer-aided technology is an emerging method for fabricating complete dentures. Consolidated information about historical background, current status, and scope for the future is lacking...
  6. doi request reprint Mini implants for definitive prosthodontic treatment: a systematic review
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 109:156-64. 2013
    ..Mini implants are commonly used in orthodontics and for interim prosthodontic treatment, but evidence for their use in definitive prosthodontic treatment is not clear...
  7. doi request reprint Pterygoid implants for maxillofacial rehabilitation of a patient with a bilateral maxillectomy defect
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Oral Implantol 39:91-7. 2013
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report in the literature that describes usage of pterygoid implants for rehabilitation of a patient undergoing bilateral maxillectomy...
  8. doi request reprint Management of patients with excessive gingival display for maxillary complete arch fixed implant-supported prostheses
    Avinash S Bidra
    AssisUniversity of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 108:324-31. 2012
    ..This report provides an overview of the etiology, diagnosis, treatment planning, and options for management of patients with excessive gingival display who seek a maxillary complete arch fixed implant-supported prosthesis...
  9. doi request reprint Treatment planning and sequence for implant therapy in a young adult with generalized aggressive periodontitis
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Oral Implantol 38:405-15. 2012
    ..At a 2-year follow-up, the patient's periodontal health and peri-implant conditions were stable. Prosthodontic rationale and treatment planning concepts in a patient with multiple challenges are discussed...
  10. doi request reprint Techniques for incorporation of attachments in implant-retained overdentures with unsplinted abutments
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Conn 06030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 107:288-99. 2012
    ..Discussion of indications, contraindications, advantages, and disadvantages of each technique is provided to aid the clinician in making an appropriate choice...
  11. doi request reprint Preprosthetic orthodontic intervention for management of a partially edentulous patient with generalized wear and malocclusion
    Avinash S Bidra
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Esthet Restor Dent 24:88-100. 2012
    ..Importance of preprosthetic orthodontic treatment and challenges in management of complex esthetic and functional rehabilitations are discussed in this article...
  12. doi request reprint Fixed prosthodontic rehabilitation in a wear patient with Fabry's disease
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Prosthodont 20:S2-8. 2011
    ..Unique features related to this patient's fixed prosthodontic treatment include accommodation to complex medical problems, management of maxillary diastemata, and choice of occlusal scheme...
  13. doi request reprint Management of misangulated implants for a maxillary overdenture with spherical abutments: a clinical report
    Avinash S Bidra
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 106:209-13. 2011
    ..The rationale and technique for the use of spherical abutments for overdenture fabrication in such situations are described...
  14. doi request reprint Three-dimensional esthetic analysis in treatment planning for implant-supported fixed prosthesis in the edentulous maxilla: review of the esthetics literature
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Esthet Restor Dent 23:219-36. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Omega-shaped (Ω) incision design to enhance gingival esthetics for adjacent implant placement in the anterior region
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut, School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:2144-51. 2011
    ..Case reports of this technique on long-term partially edentulous ridges are described, with a follow-up period of 3 to 4 years. The technique is relatively simple and does not involve additional surgeries or additional time for healing...
  16. doi request reprint Implants in the pterygoid region: a systematic review of the literature
    A S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:773-81. 2011
    ..More studies with longer follow-up periods involving adequate number of pterygoid implants are needed...
  17. doi request reprint Maxillofacial rehabilitation of a 7-year-old boy with osteosarcoma of the mandible using a free fibula flap and implant-supported prosthesis: a clinical report
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 102:348-53. 2009
    ..Prosthodontic planning and treatment considerations in a growing child with a reconstructed mandible are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Clinical experience of residents with RPD treatment in U.S. graduate prosthodontics programs
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Dent Educ 74:104-9. 2010
    ..Future studies will determine educational trends and reassess this portion of the curriculum in graduate prosthodontics...
  19. doi request reprint Surgical and prosthodontic consequences of inadequate treatment planning for fixed implant-supported prosthesis in the edentulous mandible
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2528-36. 2010
    ..Prosthodontics-driven treatment planning concepts and guidelines for prevention of such situations are described in this article...
  20. doi request reprint Maxillofacial rehabilitation of a microstomic patient after resection of nose, lip, and maxilla
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2513-9. 2010
    ..The surgical and prosthodontic advantages of a cheek advancement flap and the treatment challenges in a microstomic patient are discussed...
  21. doi request reprint The relationship of facial anatomic landmarks with midlines of the face and mouth
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78229 3900, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 102:94-103. 2009
    ..The importance of the midline is well known to dentists. Currently, there are no verifiable guidelines that direct the choice of specific anatomic landmarks to determine the midline of the face or midline of the mouth...
  22. doi request reprint Surgical and prosthodontic reconstruction of a gunshot injury of the mandible using dental implants and an acrylic resin fixed prosthesis: a clinical report
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 104:142-8. 2010
    ..Various prosthetic designs and the choice of available prosthetic materials are also discussed...
  23. doi request reprint Successful bleaching of teeth with dentinogenesis imperfecta discoloration: a case report
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Esthet Restor Dent 23:3-10. 2011
    ..5 years. No adverse effects were observed. This article is the first case report in the literature describing the long-term follow-up of teeth bleaching in a patient with DI...
  24. doi request reprint Consequences of insufficient treatment planning for flapless implant surgery for a mandibular overdenture: a clinical report
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 105:286-91. 2011
    ..Importance of proper treatment planning and a detailed discussion of prosthetic/restorative space analysis are discussed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial efficacy of oral topical agents on microorganisms associated with radiated head and neck cancer patients: an in vitro study
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Quintessence Int 42:307-15. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate antimicrobial efficacies of various oral topical agents on common microorganisms associated with radiated head and neck cancer patients...
  26. doi request reprint Treatment planning challenges in the maxillary anterior region consequent to severe loss of buccal bone
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Esthet Restor Dent 23:354-60. 2011
    ..After 2 years in function, the condition of soft tissues and integrity of the restorations remained stable. A discussion of traditional versus contemporary treatment planning using dental implants in such situations is presented...
  27. doi request reprint Classification of maxillectomy defects: a systematic review and criteria necessary for a universal description
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 107:261-70. 2012
    ..Several maxillectomy defect classifications have been proposed with no universal acceptance among surgeons and prosthodontists. Established criteria for describing the maxillectomy defect are lacking...
  28. doi request reprint Esthetic and functional rehabilitation of a bilateral cleft palate patient with fixed prosthodontic therapy
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA
    J Esthet Restor Dent 24:236-44. 2012
    ..A discussion of approaches to treatment planning, biomechanical principles involved, and choice of biomaterials in designing a fixed prosthesis for such patients is presented...
  29. ncbi request reprint Interdisciplinary approach for esthetic management of an adult patient with reverse articulation
    Avinash S Bidra
    University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 32:43-4, 46-9. 2011
    ..Periodontal maintenance therapy was also performed during the treatment period. The case portrays the significance of interdisciplinary care and discusses the importance of close communication among specialties...
  30. ncbi request reprint A classification system of patients for esthetic fixed implant-supported prostheses in the edentulous maxilla
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 31:366-8, 370, 372-4 passim. 2010
    ..The proposed classification system has been based on an analysis of various successfully treated patients with a minimum follow-up period of 2 years...
  31. ncbi request reprint A direct technique for fabricating esthetic anterior fixed provisional restorations using polycarbonate veneers
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Reconstructive Sciences, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 33:452-4, 456. 2012
    ..It exploits the manufactured smooth-surface finish, superior esthetics, color stability, and durability of polycarbonate facings, as well as the marginal adaptation, strength, and low cost of autopolymerizing acrylic resin...
  32. ncbi request reprint Complete denture prosthodontics in children with ectodermal dysplasia: review of principles and techniques
    Avinash S Bidra
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Compend Contin Educ Dent 31:426-33; quiz 434, 444. 2010
    ..This can aid the practicing dentist in using this simple therapeutic option to provide esthetic, functional, and psychological benefits for children with ED and other congenital anomalies related to missing teeth...