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Eric Rompen

Biography

Professor Eric Rompen received a degree in Dental Science in 1986, and a postgraduate degree in Oral Rehabilitation in 1989. He completed his Doctorate in Dental Medicine in 1991. He is Professor and Head of the Department of Periodontology/Dental Surgery at the University of Liège. His teaching responsibilities at the University of Liège include periodontology, dental surgery and implant surgery. His research interests include epidemiology and systemic impact of periodontal diseases, surgical management of tissue deficiencies, mechanisms of bone regeneration and soft and hard tissue integration of dental implants, as well as the development of biomaterials for tissue augmentation. He served as the president of the Belgian Society of Periodontology from 2001–2004. He is an accomplished lecturer nationally and internationally.

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Unstable soft tissue seal at implants favors an inflammatory reaction that can lead to facial recession, pocket formation and loss of bone support. The more stable and tight the soft tissue seal, the more predictable the outcome of implant rehabilitation. A major criterion...

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Anterior implants
Posterior implants
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To maintain transmucosal health and tissue stability a main objective is to avoid apical migration of peri-implant tissues, and thus to prevent pocket formation, inflammation and bone loss. Dr Rompen discusses the clinical and material aspects which play a role for soft tissue...
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Checklists

This checklist provides an overview of patient’s oral health, general health and behavioral factors to assist in a comprehensive diagnostic and anamnestic assessment.

Patient assessment
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Checklists

This checklist guides through diagnostic and clinical peri-implant tissue health parameters to identify potential treatment needs.

Patient assessment
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Checklists

This checklist presents a comprehensive selection of treatment options, on a hygienic, prosthetic and surgical level, to facilitate treatment decisions and documentation.

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Stable and healthy soft tissue conditions are important for the longevity of implant restorations and crucial for their esthetic success, especially in the esthetic region. Dr Rompen is reviewing aspects of the biological width and gingival biotypes and is discussing important...

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Stable and healthy soft tissue conditions are important for the longevity of implant restorations and crucial for their esthetic success especially in the esthetic region. Dr Rompen is reviewing aspects of the biological width and gingival biotypes and is discussing important...