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Newport Study Club

27 February 2020
Immediate Placement and Loading - A 10 Year Journey

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Presented by: Abid Faqir
Host: Guy Laffan
Date: 27 February 2020
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture
Location: The Celtic Manor Resort, Coldra Woods, The Usk Valley, Newport, South Wales, NP18 1HQ

The loss of a tooth or teeth is often a traumatic experience for the patient. We have shown over many years that dental implants offer a long-term solution for replacement of missing teeth with excellent long term results.

I have been involved in the concept of immediate implant placement after extraction of tooth with immediate loading loading for 10 years. This talk will give you an overview of where we have come in the past 10 years and what works predictably with current thinking.

Learning objectives:

  • Identify when immediate placement and loading is a feasible treatment option
  • Have a greater understanding of what is required to carry out the procedure out predictably


Abid graduated from the Glasgow Dental School before undertaking his Diploma of Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery in Edinburgh and a Masters Degree at Glasgow University. He has further gained a Diploma in Implant Dentistry from the Royal College of Edinburgh. He has had extensive training both in the UK and overseas in the field of implantology.

Abid limits his practice to the treatment and the management of complex cases; including digital planning. He has a particular interest in immediate loading and soft tissue grafting.

Abid is currently the President of the Association of Dental Implantology. He has also been appointed in the past to the editorial board for the publication Implant Dentistry and as a committee member of British Society of Oral Implantology.

Outside dentistry he has served on the board as a trustee for the Riverside Museum Appeal and is currently a board member of the Glasgow Children’s Charity.


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