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Newcastle Study Club - 25 November 2015

Abutment Selection within the Context of Immediate Placements and Staged Treatments

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Presented by: Ashok Sethi
Sponsor: DENTSPLY Implants UK & Ireland, Trycare Ltd, PID Academy
Date: 25 November 2015
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture
Location: Novotel Newcastle Airport, Ponteland Road, Kenton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 3HZ

The aim of this presentation is to address the decision-making criteria related to the type of abutment most suited for use in a variety of clinical situations.

The selection of abutments for staged treatment as well as immediate placement and loading will be covered.

The clinical advantages and disadvantages of narrow and wide (anatomical) abutments will be addressed. The choice of material – zirconium oxide or titanium with attendant risks and benefits will also be discussed. Processes of developing and maintaining an emergence profile will be addressed.

The presentation will focus largely on cement-retained prosthesis though abutments for screw and conical retention will also be briefly covered.

Learning Objectives:

  • Knowledge of decision-making criteria related to the type of abutment most suited for use in a variety of clinical situations.
  • Knowledge of how to select abutments for staged treatment as well as immediate placement and loading.
  • Awareness of the clinical advantages and disadvantages of narrow and wide (anatomical) abutments and the choice of material.

Biography

Dr. Sethi has pioneered, in the UK and internationally, the art and science of surgical and restorative implant dentistry for 34 years. His practice is totally dedicated to implants achieving outstanding success rates in terms of predictability as well as aesthetic and functional outcome.

He conceived and taught the Diploma in Implant Dentistry, of the Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He is the director of the recently established the PID – Academy providing postgraduate education and training in practical implant dentistry.

He is a founding member and past president of the ADI and has been elected as an honorary life member of the Association.

He has written a book 'Practical Implant Dentistry' jointly with Thomas Kaus, which is published by Quintessence International and has been translated into 10 different languages. The 2nd edition 'Practical Implant Dentistry – The Science and Art' is now available.

Location and Further Actions

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Host
Dr Anthony Cooper

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