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Newcastle Study Club - 14 June 2017

Using Digital Smile Design to Optimise Aesthetic and Functional Outcomes in Implant Dentistry From Single Teeth to Full Arches

Presented by: Martin Wanendeya
Exhibitor: Osstem Implant, Henry Schein, Dentsply Sirona
Date: 14 June 2017
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture
Location: Novotel Newcastle Airport, Ponteland Road, Kenton, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 3HZ

Patients who present with missing teeth and with terminal dentitions often have teeth that have drifted, occlusions that have adapted to the missing teeth and these cases can be difficult for any Dentist to plan. Areas with missing teeth often have less that ideal space distribution and have tissue loss.

Planning treatment on these patients can be complex as both aesthetic and functional factors need to be taken into account.

Digital Smile Design is a tool created by Dr. Christian Coachman that allows commutation between the dentist, patient and technician to achieve predictable aesthetic results.

Digital smile design can be used in implant dentistry to plan, visualize, and communicate in a way that improves the functional and aesthetic outcomes for the patients.


Martin is a partner at Ten Dental, an interdisciplinary specialist referral practice in Clapham, south London where his work is limited to implant and aesthetic Dentistry. He is a tutor on the diploma in implant dentistry program at the Royal College of Surgeons, England, having been awarded the diploma at advanced level.

He has also won 2 recent Aesthetic Dental Awards for Single Implant, Interdisciplinary case and was shortlisted for 2 other awards. He is an associate clinical teacher at the University of Warwick and has lectured internationally on implant and restorative dentistry.

Martin has been providing implant restorative training and surgical mentoring for many dentists over a number of years.

Martin is also a key opinion leader for Dentsply Implants, assisting them in testing the viability and efficacy of their new products and is a member of the FGDP, the ADI and the BACD.

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Dr Anthony Cooper