American Institute of Oral Biology, USA
Dr. Traub obtained his dental degree at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training at Cook County Hospital in Chicago.Â He maintains a private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA) and is on the board of directors of the American Institute of Oral Biology (AIOB).Â He is a fellow of numerous oral and maxillofacial surgery associations, both in America and internationally. He lectures extensively throughout the world.Â
Contrary to early dogma related to titanium implant integration, 100% bone to metal contact, complete wound closure, and peri-implant socket bone graft placement are not absolute determinants of success. In fact, adequate stabilization in an extraction site with normal osteogenic healing potential leads to the same result in molar wounds, both in the maxilla and mandible, with essentially equal predictability.Â This lecture documents a 12-year private practice clinical investigation using a single brand (Biomet 3i) implant for both root canal and non-root canal teeth with a standard follow-up protocol for over 700 consecutive cases.