30th June 2023

Aims

To provide the dentist with a sound understanding of dental implant case selection. This will also include an understanding of the skills or techniques necessary to surgically place a dental implant.

The participants will be able to take either digital or traditional impressions of a dental implant and be able to restore an implant successfully using a screw or cement retained technique. They will also be able to monitor a dental implant and be able to distinguish between a successful, failing or failed implant.

Objectives

  • To understand the terminology involved in dental implantology

  • To create an awareness of the case selection for this treatment modality
  • To be able to distinguish between a simple or complex implant case

  • To appreciate the medical risks involved

  • To understand the steps involved with dental implant treatment

  • To understand the different implant based restorative options

  • To understand the different techniques of implant impression taking

  • To understand lab communication for a single implant crown

  • To be able to fit a screw/cement retained implant crown

  • To be able to review a dental implant