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Winchester Study Club - 24 January 2017

True Bone Regeneration, The Platform for Soft Tissue Success

Presented by: Peter JM Fairbairn
Exhibitor: The Dental Imaging Company Ltd, Osstem UK, Panadent Ltd
Date: 24 January 2017
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture
Location: The Winchester Hotel & Spa, Worthy Lane, Winchester, SO23 7AB

As said by David Garber many years ago “soft tissue is the issue but bone sets the tone” is as relevant today in the more demanding modern world of Implant Dentistry as ever.

Bone preservation, earlier Implant placement, new materials and protocols have all helped in improving hard tissue regeneration but how does the quality and amount of this new host bone affect the hosts ability to regenerate the soft tissue, especially the attached gingiva in more complex cases?

Methods, materials and research by the speaker will all be discussed with a view on how to help the host to heal.

Learning Objectives:

Greater understanding of bone regeneration and soft tissue success Awareness of methods, materials and research around this topic


Peter, Visiting Professor at the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry, Mi, USA and London representative to the ADI (2013-2015) began placing Dental Implants in 1991 under the mentorship of ADI founding President, Barry Edwards.

He has been Principal Dentist of the same West London practice for the last 24 years and has for the last ten of them developed both synthetic (Alloplastic) Materials and the surgical techniques to optimise their use.

With over 2,000 grafts Peter has spoken globally in over 30 countries as well as writing numerous journal articles and research papers.

Peter is currently the ADI Director of Education and is also Director of the DIA, Secretary of the London Dental Fellowship and an active member of the BACD.

Location and Further Actions

Dr Peter Sanders