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Bristol Study Club - 23 October 2018

"Is There a Need for Speed?" - A Look Into the Science and Techniques That Apply for the Placement of Implants Into Extraction Sockets, and Their Immediate Restoration

Presented by: Stephen Jacobs
Exhibitors: The Dental Imaging Company, Megagen Implants , CT Dent, Nobel Biocare UK
Date: 23 October 2018
Time: 1900 Refreshments 1930 Lecture
Location: Aztec Hotel & Spa, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, BS32 4TS

There is much controversy surrounding the immediate placement of implants into fresh extraction sockets. This lecture will examine some of the evidence base, look into case selection, explain the techniques that can be used and describe a protocol for the management of these cases, including the fabrication of provisional crowns. The importance of implant design, implant position and the presence or absence of bone will be discussed. The question of how far can the envelope be pushed in relation to case selection will be addressed.


Stephen Jacobs BDS FDS RCPS (Glas) MJDF RCS (Eng)

Stephen qualified from Birmingham University in 1985 and went into general dental practice. He started in implant dentistry in 1991 and since then has devoted his career to the practice of implant dentistry, he is regarded as one of the foremost implant surgeons in the United Kingdom. His training was carried out in the UK, USA and Europe and he now lectures extensively on all aspects of dental Implantology throughout the United States, Asia, Continental Europe and the UK.

Stephen runs his implant referral practice in Glasgow, UK, where all aspects of implant and reconstructive dentistry are carried out. Stephen is a Past President of the Association of Dental Implantology UK (ADI), a committee member and Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration, and the UK Ambassador for AO. He is Chair of the Global Program Development committee at AO. He is a founding Board member of PEERS UK, and is the Past Scientific Chairman of the ADI.

He is on the editorial board of three journals, an editorial reviewer for IJOMI, and runs a variety of courses at his practice, including a comprehensive year course for those willing to get started in the field of implantology, sinus grafting and restorative programs.

Stephen currently mentors several dentists and is experienced with many implant systems.

Stephen is a Key Opinion Leader and Ambassador for Dentsply Implants and Osstell.

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