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Georg Watzek

Biography

Professor Georg Watzek received the MD degree, DDS degree and PhD and performed the the Speciality board examination in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Medical University of Vienna, was Head of the Department of Oral Surgery and Dean of the University Clinic of Dentistry in Vienna up until 2012. He was for years President of the Austrian Society of Oral Surgery and Implantology and Acting President of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) 2003-2004 . His research and patient therapy has focused on all parts of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and in the last ten years especially on implantology and bone grafts in combination with implants. He is the author of more than 300 publications, including 9 textbooks.

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Sinus grafting is recognized as an effective treatment modality with high implant survival rates having been reported. The lateral approach technique entails opening a lateral window in the bone and elevating the sinus membrane from the inferior aspect of the maxillary sinus so...

Sinus augmentation
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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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The lecture focuses on the advantages and disadvantages of placing single implants in the posterior region at the time of tooth extraction, with emphasis on treatment and protocol decision and techniques to minimize number of treatment sessions. Review of scientific data for these...
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Dr Watzek compares implant treatment with and without sinus lift augmentation procedures from the aspects: relative and absolute contra-indications, intra-operative risks, treatment time frame, success rate and cost. As a general rule, the smaller the surgical intervention, the...