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Belfast Study Club - 07 May 2020

Implant Site Management Step-by-Step: From Simple Cases To Complex Scenarios

Presented by: Daniel Benson
Host: Susan Nelson
Date: 07 May 2020
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture
Location: Crowne Plaza, Shaws Bridge, Belfast, BT8 7XP

Prosthetically driven implant treatment planning is the gold standard in order to achieve a final implant position that provides the most optimal final restorative result. It is an everyday challenge in implant dentistry, especially when defects are present in the alveolar bone complicating the positioning of the implant and resulting compromise in the aesthetics, function and longevity of our treatment for our patients.

Today we have an overwhelming selection of different implant systems, biomaterials and surgical techniques. It is not always easy to determine which system or material to choose, based on the reliability of the material and also ease of use in order to achieve our goals.

A lack of knowledge or confidence to choose between the available techniques, particularly in compromised situations, can lead the dentist to exclude implant treatment as part of treatment planning options. Alternatively, they may inadvertently accept a functionally or aesthetically compromised result affecting long term success of the implant and restoration.

This lecture discusses treatment alternatives, decision strategies and the related treatment steps in cases where implant treatments are recommended but the implant site is compromised.

Topics covered include:

  • Treatment strategies; from straightforward to complex cases.
  • Available surgical techniques during the different stages of implant treatment:
implant site preparation, implant placement, implant uncover, and prosthetic treatment options.
  • Guidance in decision making process including the selection of implant systems and materials.
The aim of this lecture is to assist general dental practitioners during the decision process in treatment planning strategies, from simple to complex cases, including the selection and use of various materials to enhance their outcome and success.

Biography

Dr Benson received his undergraduate dental degree from Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary in 2006.

He enjoyed working in private practice as a general dentist in Budapest and Edinburgh for several years prior to receiving his post graduate training and master’s degree of oral medicine in dental implantology and dentoalveolar surgery at the International Medical College, University of Muenster, Germany, in 2011 and 2014.

From 2012 Dr Benson worked for several dental practices based in Budapest, London and in Ireland providing visiting dental surgery and implant services. Dr Benson is licenced to practice dentistry in Hungary, UK, Ireland and Australia. His dental implant procedure records are showing an overall success rate of 98.5%.

Since 2018, Dr Benson provides life-changing implant treatments for his patients at NEW LIFE TEETH and enjoys being part of a great team of clinicians and lab technicians.

Apart from work his young family keeping him busy to achieve a great work-life balance. Dr Benson likes espresso and macchiato with no sugar. He likes outdoor activities like sea kayaking. His favourite animals are polar bears (supporting WWF foundation with regular donations) and dogs.

Location and Further Actions

Host
Mrs Susan Nelson