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Bastian Wessing

Biography

2000 Certified dental technician (CDT) degree.
2006 DDS degree, University of Aachen (Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule RWTH), Germany.
2006 – 2008 Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Director Prof. Dr. H. Spiekermann, University of Aachen.
2009 Doctorate degree (Dr. med. dent.).
2010 Partnership in a Community Dental Practice Clinic at Luisenhospital, Aachen.
Treatment and research focus on general prosthetic rehabilitation, implant surgery and prosthetics, GBR and biomaterials.
2010 Certified Specialist for Implantology (DGI).
2013 Lecturer for the FH-Aachen University in the area «Radiation Protection in Dentistry».
Author of several publications in the field of implantology, periodontology & prosthetic dentistry.

Resources from this author

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Patient cases

A 54-year-old man presented with missing right lower teeth and ridge deficiency. Horizontal and vertical augmentation by GBR (Guided Bone Regeneration) was carried out using the “Tenting Screw Technique”. Two implants and a free gingival graft were placed.

CAD/CAM
Posterior implants
Implants in compromised sites
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Videos

Guided bone regeneration (GBR) is a well established technique for horizontal alveolar ridge augmentation. Since the first publications in the early 1980’s extensive research was carried out focusing on different membranes, grafting materials, and timing of implant placement, as...

Implants in compromised sites
Bone grafting and regeneration
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Patient cases

A 25-year-old female patient presented a deep undermining carious lesion on the lingual surface of the endodontically treated tooth, solved by an immediate implant placement procedure using the “pre-extractive interradicular implant bed preparation” technique.

CAD/CAM
Immediate implant placement
Posterior implants
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Patient cases

A 29-year-old male patient presented himself after a traumatic injury with nonspecific pain in the maxillary front area. Tooth #11 FDI (#8 US) showed only little discomforting response to percussion. the patient opted for an implant-based prosthodontic restoration.

Immediate implant placement
Anterior implants
Minimally invasive procedures