Glen Liddelow: Avoiding surgical pitfalls with the All-on-4® treatment concept
- How to avoid common complications with the All-on-4® treatment concept through adequate diagnosis and treatment planning
- Management of intra-operative and post-operative complications
- Established strategies for soon-to-be-edentulous patients general session
- Nobel Biocare New York Global Symposium 2016
The All-on-4® treatment concept has now become a routine, highly successful clinical procedure. However, there are a number of common surgical complications that can be avoided through proper planning and surgical technique. This lecture will address aspects of planning to avoid complications and optimize the end result. Solutions for dealing with unforeseen issues both intraoperatively and in the postoperative healing phase will also be discussed.
Dr. Glen Liddelow completed a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in dental science at the University of Western Australia and has a doctorate in clinical dentistry (prosthodontics) from the University of Sydney. He is a member and fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and a fellow of the International College of Dentists. Dr Liddelow is a prosthodontist primarily concerned with both the surgical and prosthetic aspects of implant dentistry. He is the Director for the Branemark Center Perth and a consultant prosthodontist at Princess Margaret Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital. He is an examiner for the Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists, a current faculty member of gIDE (Global Institute for Dental Education, Loma Linda University, California) and a reviewer for the Australian Dental Journal. His research and publications include immediate loading, surface technology, implant esthetics and treatment of advanced bone resorption.