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S9: Implant Complications and their Management


CEs: 3

Len Tolstunov, DDS, DMD, DABOI/ID

  • Diplomate, American Board of Implantology/Implant Dentistry 
  • Diplomate, American Board of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 
  • Private practice, oral surgery and implantology, San Francisco, California

Success of dental implants is well-known. At the same time, amount of implant emergencies and complications have been on the rise. Reasons for implant disease and failure are not always clear. The lecture will describe method of comprehensive and objective implant evaluation, CBCT pre-operative assessment, local and systemic factors that predispose for implant failure, triangle of success in implant dentistry, bone grafting principles and techniues, soft tissue considerations and grafting techniques, oclusal and restorative concerns, imporance of post-restorative maintenance. Peri-implantitis and management of peri-implant disease will be discussed in detail.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: 
  1. Understand the causes of implant disease
  2. Conduct comprehensive examination of implant patients
  3. Describe the basis of implant success and related bone and soft tissue grafting techniques
  4. Prevent and treat peri-implantitis

AGD Subject Code: 690

FEE: $99 ($119 after 9/12/17)


Topics: Len Tolstunov, Implant compications, soft tissue grafting