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Study Club - 24 November 2015

Digital Workflow and a Vision of the Future

Presented by: Craig Parker
Exhibitor: Megagen Implants (UK) Ltd, Bredent UK Ltd, Implantium UK Ltd
Date: 24 November 2015
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture

Presenting trends in the use of digital workflow in dental implantology, including the use of digital treatment planning and computer guided surgery, this lecture will demonstrate the latest developments and help you form a vision of the dental implant practice of 2020.

Learning Objectives:

  • Awareness of the trends in the dental implantology industry from technological developments through to evolution of the dental implant market.
  • Awareness of how the dental implant practice may look in 2020.


Dr Craig Parker is principal of Primley Park Dental Implants referral centre in Leeds. He has a special interest in the use of digital technology in implantology and has worked internationally with experts in computer guided implant surgery.

Craig has been working in surgical dentistry in Yorkshire for over 20 years and has now placed several hundred dental implants. He has received extensive advanced training in dental implants alongside some of the world's most renowned dental implant experts, including Professor Cemal Ucer at the University of Manchester and Professor Danny Buser at the University of Bern, in Switzerland.

As well as placing dental implants in Leeds Craig is the visiting dental implantologist to other practices providing dental implants in Yorkshire.

Craig is on the national board with the FGDP and on board of examiners at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, responsible for setting and maintaining the highest standards for dental professionals in the UK, and represents the North East of England on the Association of Dental Implantology national committee. Craig is also the president elect for the ADI (2013-2015).

He is also an active member, study club director and accredited mentor with the International Team for Implantology (ITI), one of the world's most prestigious dental implant research and educational organisations.

Craig regularly lectures throughout the UK, teaches on several Implantology MSc programmes and is part of the Straumann Faculty of Trainers in Implantology.

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