Prof. Cemal Ucer
Immediate implant placement in fresh extraction sockets
Although, immediate placement of implants in fresh extraction sockets is considered to be controversial, there is accumulating evidence to show that this could be an optimum solution for patients faced with tooth loss. The advantages include shorter treatment, one less surgical stage, preservation of hard and soft tissue, and optimum aesthetics. This presentation will consider the evidence for and against immediate implant placement and present the results of a 5 year multi-centre trial of immediate implant placement in fresh extraction sockets.
His current clinical research interests include immediate implant placement and the effect of bone density on success of implant treatment. Academically, he has gained European recognition for his work in development of a new framework for teaching and assessment of clinical competencies in implantology. He is currently the North West England representative for the ADI, and the President Elect (2011-2013).
Cemal is an Honorary Professor and Clinical Lead of the Diploma/MSc programme in dental implantology Salford University and a member of the Faculty of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Implant Dentistry.
Qualifications: BDS, MSc, PhD, Oral Surgeon