Newcastle Study Club - 24 February 2016
"Is There a Need for Speed?" - A look into the science and techniques that apply for the placement of implants into extraction sockets, and their immediate restoration
Sponsor: Megagen Implants (UK) Ltd, DENTSPLY Implants UK & Ireland, Neoss Ltd
Date: 24 February 2016
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture
Location: Novotel Newcastle Airport, Ponteland Road, Kenton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 3HZ
There is much controversy surrounding the immediate placement of implants into fresh extraction sockets. This lecture will examine some of the evidence base, look into case selection, explain the techniques that can be used and describe a protocol for the management of these cases, including the fabrication of provisional crowns. The importance of implant design, implant position and the presence or absence of bone will be discussed.
- Greater understanding of the science and techniques that apply for the placement of implants into extraction sockets, and their immediate restoration.
- Awareness of the evidence base for the immediate placement of implants into fresh extraction sockets and knowledge of how to manage these cases.
- Understanding of the importance of implant design, implant position and the presence or absence of bone.
Stephen qualified from Birmingham University in 1985 and went into general dental practice. He started in implant dentistry in 1992 and since then has placed / restored over 5000 implants, and carried out over 1000 sinus grafts. His training was carried out in the UK, USA and Europe and he now lectures extensively on all aspects of dental Implantology throughout the United States, continental Europe and the UK.
Stephen runs his implant referral practice in Glasgow, UK, where all aspects of implant and reconstructive dentistry are carried out.
Stephen is a Key Opinion Leader and is involved with implant product development for Dentsply Implants and carries out research, currently working on 3 projects, with publications pending.
Stephen is a Past President of the Association of Dental Implantology and the past Scientific Chairman of the ADI. He was appointed a committee member of the Academy of Osseointegration and is a founding Board member of PEERS UK.
He is on the editorial board of a variety of journals and runs many courses at his practice, including a comprehensive year course for those willing to get started in the field of Implantology, sinus grafting and restorative programs.
Stephen currently mentors several dentists and is experienced with many implant systems.
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Dr Anthony Cooper