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London Study Club - 24 April 2017

What are "Pterygoid Implants"?

Presented by: Pynadath George
Exhibitor: Osstem Implant, Implantium, Cavendish Imaging
Date: 24 April 2017
Time: 1830 Drinks Reception 1900 Lecture 2030 Dinner - Dress Code: Smart/Casual, no jeans or trainers - Attendance must be pre-booked.
Location: The Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, London, W1K 4ER

Aims and Objectives

1. To understand the indications of Pterygoid Implants

2. To understand the contraindications of Pterygoid Implants.

3. To understand the surgical process of placement of Pterygoid implants.

4. To have an overview of the complications.

5. How to deal with these complications.


Pynadath George is a GDP who has a practice limited to advanced restorative dentistry and dental implants. He is a graduate of Liverpool Dental School and since then has completed the membership exams from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Through his career he has also completed a Postgraduate Diploma and Masters Degree in Restorative Dentistry from the prestigious Eastman Dental Institute, UCL, in London and a separate Postgraduate Diploma in Dental Implants from Warwick University.

Currently he works as a peripatetic clinician providing implants and mentoring dentists in more than seven practices across the UK from Yorkshire to London. He is a Clinical Teacher teaching Restorative Dentistry and Dental Implants in Liverpool University Dental School to Specialist trainees. He also works in Preston Hospital treating cancer patients for removable and fixed Prosthodontics. His scope of practice within dental implants involves simple single implants and bone grafting to advanced and complex cases involving fitting screw retained full mouth bridges immediately onto implants.

Qualifications: BDS MFDS RCPS DRDP MSc Rest Dent PGDip MSc Imp Dent

Location and Further Actions

Dr Zaki Kanaan