Rishi Patel - Evaluation of the 'transition line' for an aesthetic outcome
- Restorative treatment planning to ensure a successful aesthetic outcome in the maxilla
- When is it necessary to reduce bone to create adequate restorative space?
- Established strategies for soon-to-be-edentulous patients general session
- Nobel Biocare New York Global Symposium 2016
This presentation will provide a comprehensive overview of the restorative treatment planning to ensure a successful aesthetic outcome in the maxilla. Guidelines will be provided for the assessment of space requirements and the selection of a treatment modality for the fixed rehabilitation of the maxilla. There will be an overview of the indications for bone reduction to create adequate restorative space and mask the transition between prosthetic reconstructions and the patient’s residual ridge and gingival tissues.
Dr. Patel graduated from the University of Bristol Dental School in 2002. Following a year in general practice, he completed Senior House Officer posts in oral and maxillofacial surgery and restorative dentistry at St. George’s Hospital in London and the University of Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Following this, he undertook his graduate prosthodontic training at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California. He completed a three-year full-time training program focusing on all aspects of fixed, removable and implant prosthodontics and obtained a Master of Science (MS) degree in prosthodontics in 2008. He then completed a one year surgical fellowship in implant dentistry at Loma Linda. Dr. Patel is recognized as a specialist in prosthodontics by the General Dental Council. His practice interests are focused on esthetic, prosthodontic and implant dentistry. He is an honorary clinical teaching fellow at the University College London, Eastman Dental Institute and is actively involved in teaching postgraduate students and general dentists and pursuing ongoing research interests.