Management of Extraction Socket Implants in the Esthetic Zone
Supported, in part, by BioHorizons and Brasseler USA
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM | 6 CDE
Educational Method: Lecture
Recommended for: Dentists, Assistants, Dental Technicians
Fee: $40 | $50 after Oct. 17
Event Code: F01
- Understand the treatment time and survival rates associated with immediate protocols.
- The prosthetic and biologic impact on hard tissue buccal contour change and peri-implant soft tissue thickness.
- Prosthodontic innovations in provisional restoration fabrication.
- Management of implants placed into extraction sockets with dehiscence defects.
This lecture will address current concepts in the treatment of Type 1, 2, and 3 sockets, techniques, clinical research, histologic evidence, and innovations in immediate implant placement and provisional restoration and how they can enhance treatment procedures, time, and clinical outcomes for greater patient comfort, care, and satisfaction. Furthermore, macro changes in implant design to improve the incidence of SR vs. CR restorations will be presented.
Speaker Bio: Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT, is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at New York University College of Dentistry in the departments of periodontology, implant dentistry and prosthodontics. He maintains a private practice in fixed prosthodontics, esthetic and implant dentistry in New York City. Dr. Chu has contributed more than 80 publications in dental literature and has lectured nationally and internationally on esthetic, restorative and implant dentistry. Dr. Chu is the executive editor of Compendium and is the recipient of several awards from professional dental organizations globally. Financial Relationship - Grants/Research Support, Consultant & Honorarium: BioHorizons, Southern Implants, Kulzer, Hu-Friedy