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Dr. Albrektsson reviews the success and failure of oral implants related to patient influences, surgical techniques, implant designs and the locations of implant placement. The literature behind the success of the Ti-Unite surface oral implants is reviewed demonstrating the long-te

Implant designs
Implant surfaces
Immediate implant placement
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Patient cases

A 26-year-old female patient wanted to have her teeth straightened. This clinical case describes the extractions of the lower deciduous second molars, followed by immediate implant placement. After the completion of the orthodontic treatment the final restorations were placed.

CAD/CAM
Immediate implant placement
Posterior implants
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Patient cases

A 53-year-old female patient with #22 FDI (#10 US), which was endodontically treated and discolored, was esthetically unpleasing. The tooth was hopeless due to root fracture. A treatment plan was formulated to replace the non-vital tooth with an implant.

CAD/CAM
Anterior implants
Implants in compromised sites
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The compromised jaw bone is mainly discussed in terms of expected problems and failures in relation to oral implant treatment. Rightly so, but it should be defined on various levels, implying:

-Interfering with the implant placement procedure, thus presenting with poor bone volume,...

Implant designs
Implant surfaces
Peri-implantitis
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In order for a patient to receive a properly placed implant with a functional and esthetically successful restoration, the clinician must be aware of the anatomical limitations of the maxillo-mandibular complex.  

The goal of this presentation is to provide the clinician with...

Radiology
Immediate implant placement
Edentulous treatments
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This lecture will focus on the biologic criteria when it comes to restoring anterior implants using as an alternative a screw or cement retained restoration. The main problematic aspect for the cemented implant restoration will be discussed widely with different clinical examples...

Digital workflow
Guided Surgery
CAD/CAM
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Patient cases

A 40-year-old male patient presented with agenesis of both upper lateral incisors and a Class III skeletal malocclusion. The treatment selected was: Orthodontic treatment, Implant placement #12 and #22 FDI  (#7 and #10 US).

Radiology
Anterior implants
Soft tissue management
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Patient cases

A 62-year-old male patient with a long history of periodontitis which resulted in extensive gingival recessions compromising the aesthetics. The treatment plan involved a combination of implant-and tooth-supported restorations.

Radiology
Posterior implants
Bone grafting and regeneration
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Treatment guidelines

This is the reversible inflammatory process in the soft tissues around functioning implants. Peri-implant mucositis occurs in almost 60% of subjects (± 30% of sites), restored with implants. Diagnosis is stated by clinical examination: redness, ...

Peri-implantitis
Peri-implant therapy
Local factors
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Treatment guidelines

Physiological salivary output is 0.75 to 1.5 liters per day, with most originating from the submandibular glands. Saliva is a lubricant and has a complex set of protective and healing functions for the oral cavity. It adheres instantly to...

Local factors
Patient assessment
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Treatment guidelines

Epithelial desquamation in the oropharynx limits bacterial accumulation, except on the tongue dorsum and in the tonsillar crypts. Loss of teeth dramatically reduces the load of periodontal pathogens except for Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans and to a...

Implants in compromised sites
Local factors
Patient assessment
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Treatment guidelines

Saliva plays a significant role in the preservation and maintenance of oral health and function. It supports digestion by preparing food for mastication and swallowing, contributes to taste perception, facilitates speech communication and provides oral tissues...

Local factors
Patient assessment
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Treatment guidelines

Relevant risk factors for implant treatment:

  • Children and adolescents (during ongoing bone/skeletal development), unless in selected anodontia patients. However, implant placement for orthodontic treatment purposes is indicated.
  • Uncontrolled metabolic diseases such as Diabetes Mellit...
Local factors
Systemic factors
Patient assessment
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Treatment guidelines

Edentulism as a consequence of (sub)total agenesis of deciduous and/or permanent teeth in children and adolescents is extremely rare. It is commonly a component of a generalized underlying condition such as ectodermal dysplasia. There are...

Fixed prosthetics
Removable prosthetics
Local factors
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Treatment guidelines

A thorough risk assessment forms the cornerstone of successful patient treatment. Four key sources of information permit the clinician to identify pertinent risks and to determine the seriousness of each risk...

Local factors
Systemic factors
Patient assessment