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Protocols For Failing Implants: Reasons, Removal and Rehabilitation

Time: Aug 18, 2022 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Speaker: Dr. Markus Troeltzch

Oral implantology has become a very safe and predictable procedure. Although implant placement and augmentative procedures are routine procedure nowadays, many pitfalls can adversely affect long term satisfaction of the patient and the surgeon. Today the dentist's challenge is to select the appropriate technique and material for the given task while the options and the medical challenges grow constantly. The literature and nowadays social media boast high success rates and satisfied patients but reality sometimes offers a different picture. This presentation will focus on implant failures of various origin and give an insight into repair and rehabilitation protocols.

Learning objectives:

  1. How to assess a patient in order to choose the correct technique and material
    for the given case
  2. Reasons and prevention strategies for complications in implant and
    augmentation surgery
  3. How to remove and restore implants that cannot be saved