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South West Study Club - 19 November 2015

The Immediate Restoration of Dental Implants - When, Where and How.

Presented by: Abid Faqir
Exhibitor: Bredent UK Ltd, DENTSPLY Implants UK & Ireland
Date: 19 November 2015
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture
Location: Sandy Park Conference Centre, Sandy Park Way, Exeter, Devon, EX2 7NN

The immediate restoration of dental implants has been well documented and reported on in the literature. With the correct planning and case selection this can improve your patients experience with the added benefit of it being a practice builder. The presentation will attempt to address scenarios from single teeth to full arch cases; where by using immediate restorations we have attained a successful outcome. The systems and processes for carrying this out predictably will be described and discussed.

Learning Objectives:

  • A clearer understanding of immediately restoring implants.
  • When can this treatment protocol be used predictably.
  • How can we this treatment protocol be carried out predictably.


Abid graduated from the Glasgow Dental School before undertaking his diploma of membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery in Edinburgh and a Masters Degree at Glasgow University. He has had extensive training both in the UK and overseas in the field of Implantology.

He limits his treatments to implants and the management of complex cases.

He has a particular interest in immediate loading and soft tissue grafting. Abid is the Scottish representative and treasurer for the Association of Dental Implantology (2013-2015) and has recently been elected the President elect (2015-2017). He has also been appointed in the past to the editorial board for the publication Implant Dentistry and as a committee member of British Society of Oral Implantology.

Outside dentistry he has been appointed a trustee for the Riverside Museum Appeal and is an ambassador for the Yorkhill Hospital charity.

Location and Further Actions

Mr Georgios Margaritis