Dr. Tadas Koržinskas research focuses on following topics:

  • Functionally correct restoration of the masticatory organ
  • Reconstruction of edentulous jaws with implant-supported restorations
  • Biomaterials in regenerative oral surgery

Dr. Koržinskas conducts research in Lithuania, Germany and participates in international scientific research projects. Since 2023 he is serves as an expert in the Commission on Nanomaterials research of the German Ministry of Education and Science . Dr. Koržinskas has been working as a visiting research fellow at the Prosthetics Department of Charite University Hospital since 2022 and joined the clinic team at the end of the same year.

Peer-reviewed articles published by Dr. T. Koržinskas:

Publications (Pubmed listed)The Granule Size Mediates the In Vivo Foreign Body Response and the Integration Behavior of Bone Substitutes. Abels, M.; Alkildani, S.; Pröhl, A.; Xiong, X.; Krastev, R.; Korzinskas, T.; Stojanovic, S.; Jung, O.; Najman, S.; Barbeck, M. Materials 2021, 14, 7372.
 Novel Histomorphometrical Approach to Evaluate the Integration Pattern and Functionality of Barrier Membranes. Ottenbacher N, Alkildani S, Korzinskas T, Pissarek J, Ulm C, Jung O, Sundag B, Bellmann O, Stojanovic S, Najman S, Zechner W, Barbeck M. Dent J (Basel). 2021 Oct 25;9(11):127. doi: 10.3390/dj9110127. PMID: 34821591; PMCID: PMC8618445.
 The Condensation of Collagen Leads to an Extended Standing Time and a Decreased Pro-inflammatory Tissue Response to a Newly Developed Pericardium-based Barrier Membrane for Guided Bone Regeneration. Gueldenpfennig T, Houshmand A, Najman S, Stojanovic S, Korzinskas T, Smeets R, Gosau M, Pissarek J, Emmert S, Jung O, Barbeck M. In Vivo. 2020;34(3):985-1000. doi:10.21873/invivo.11867
 Implantation of an Injectable Bone Substitute Material Enables Integration Following the Principles of Guided Bone Regeneration. Barbeck M, Jung O, Smeets R, Gosau M, Schnettler R, Rider P, Houshmand A, Korzinskas T. In Vivo. 2020 Mar-Apr;34(2):557-568. doi: 10.21873/invivo.11808. PMID: 32111754; PMCID: PMC7157898.
 Balancing Purification and Ultrastructure of Naturally Derived Bone Blocks for Bone Regeneration: Report of the Purification Effort of Two Bone Blocks. Barbeck M, Jung O, Xiong X, Krastev R, Korzinskas T, Najman S, Radenković M, Wegner N, Knyazeva M, Walther F. Materials (Basel). 2019 Oct 2;12(19):3234. doi: 10.3390/ma12193234. PMID: 31581651; PMCID: PMC6803862.
 The Addition of High Doses of Hyaluronic Acid to a Biphasic Bone Substitute Decreases the Proinflammatory Tissue Response. Sieger D, Korzinskas T, Jung O, et al. Int J Mol Sci. 2019;20(8):1969. Published 2019 Apr 22. doi:10.3390/ijms20081969
 Short implants in the posterior maxilla to avoid sinus augmentation procedure: 5-year results from a retrospective cohort study. Lorenz J, Blume M, Korzinskas T, Ghanaati S, Sader RA. Int J Implant Dent. 2019;5(1):3. Published 2019 Jan 22. doi:10.1186/s40729-018-0155-1
 In Vivo Analysis of the Biocompatibility and Macrophage Response of a Non-Resorbable PTFE Membrane for Guided Bone Regeneration. Korzinskas T, Jung O, Smeets R, et al. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19(10):2952. Published 2018 Sep 27. doi:10.3390/ijms19102952
 Do Clinical and Radiological Assessments Contribute to the Understanding of Biomaterials? Results From a Prospective Randomized Sinus Augmentation Split-Mouth Trial. Lorenz J, Korzinskas T, Chia P, Maawi SA, Eichler K, Sader RA, Ghanaati S. J Oral Implantol. 2018 Feb;44(1):62-69.
 TRAP-Positive Multinucleated Giant Cells Are Foreign Body Giant Cells Rather Than Osteoclasts: Results From a Split-Mouth Study in Humans. Lorenz J, Kubesch A, Korzinskas T, Barbeck M, Landes C, Sader RA, Kirkpatrick CJ, Ghanaati S.J Oral Implantol. 2015 Dec;41(6):e257-66. 
 One-stage microvascular mandible reconstruction and alloplastic TMJ prosthesis. Landes C, Korzinskas T, Dehner JF, Santo G, Ghanaati S, Sader R. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2014 Jan;42(1):28-34. 
 Nanocrystalline hydroxyapatite bone substitute leads to sufficient bone tissue formation already after 3 months: histological and histomorphometrical analysis 3 and 6 months following human sinus cavity augmentation. Ghanaati S, Barbeck M, Willershausen I, Thimm B, Stuebinger S, Korzinskas T, Obreja K, Landes C, Kirkpatrick CJ, Sader RA. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res. 2013 Dec;15(6):883-92.

Books“Kramtyk laisvai. Ko gydytojas odontologas nepasako apie dantų implantus” knyga pacientams. ISBN  978-609-432-4, Egle, Klaipeda.  
 Barbeck, M & Jung, O & Smeets, R & Koržinskas, T (eds.). 2019, Biomaterial-supported Tissue Reconstruction or Regeneration, IntechOpen, London. 10.5772/intechopen.77756

Ongoing research projects

A comparative study of maxillary position fixation and transfer to articulator techniques. A prospective clinical study.

Use of xenogeneic bone substitute with hyaluronic acid for augmentation of apical defects. A retrospective clinical study.

Evaluation of maxillary sinus lift surgery using xenogeneic and synthetic bone substitute. A retrospective clinical study.

Clinical, radiological and histological evaluation of maxillary sinus lift surgery using two different bone substitutes. A retrospective clinical study.


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