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Joseph Kan

Biography

Dr. Kan completed Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He is a Professor and maintains a Surgical Prosthodontics practice. He is on the Editorial Board of The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and The European Journal of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. Kan honors include the 1997 Best Research Award from the Academy of Osseointegration, and the 2003 Judson Hinckey Award from the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.

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Immediate implant and tooth replacement have become a viable treatment option for replacing failing maxillary anterior teeth. However, potential challenges such as implant and esthetic complications may be encountered. The presentation focuses on on the current science,...

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Immediate tooth replacement offers the benefit that the hard and soft tissue architecture can be maintained. A change in labial contours is usually occuring, so the correct management of the facial contour is crucial in order to achieve an adequate esthetic result. Dr. Kan...

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Immediate implant and tooth replacement have become a viable treatment option for replacing failing maxillary anterior teeth. However, potential challenges such as implant and esthetic complications may be encountered. The presentation focuses on on the current science,...
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Dr Kan leads through a journey on immediate implant placement from both a surgical and prosthetic point of view, discussing aspects of soft and hard tissue condition, interaction of implant size, diameter, position and socket form, influences of crestal bone condition and biologic...
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Primary responsibility: Nurse/Dental Assistant
Timing: After leaving OR
Location: Consultation room and/or front desk

Aftercare / follow up
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Facial gingival tissue recessions can lead to considerable esthetic compromised results such as e.g. visible implant collars. Supported by a patient case, the lecture discusses how to stabilize the tissues and avoid tissue recessions. Dr Kan reviews the three mains considerations,...
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The lecture discusses immediate implant placement and immediate provisionalization and how these procedures affect soft tissue condition around single anterior implants, and supported by clinical cases and literature data, reviews the differences between immediate and delayed...
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The lecture discusses immediate implant placement and immediate provisionalization and how these procedures affect soft tissue condition around single anterior implants, and supported by clinical cases and literature data, reviews the differences between immediate and delayed...
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Primary responsibility: Nurse/Dental Assistant
Timing: At least one week before surgery
Location: Stock room

Preoperative procedures
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Primary responsibility: Nurse/Dental Assistant
Timing: After pre-treatment consultation before patient leaves
Location: Consultation room and/or front desk

Preoperative procedures
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Primary responsibility: Nurse/Dental Assistant
Timing: Morning of the surgery (beginning of the day)
Location: OR/Surgical Suite/Operatory
Comments: Refers to one room (not patient); only performed 1x per day

Preoperative procedures
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Primary responsibility: Clinician/Surgeon or Nurse/Dental Assistant
Timing: Shortly before surgery
Location: Chairside in OR/Surgical Suite/Operatory

Preoperative procedures
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Primary responsibility: Clinician/Surgeon
Timing: Immediately after completion of surgery
Location: Chairside in OR/Surgical Suite/Operatory

Aftercare / follow up
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Primary responsibility: Clinician/Surgeon
Timing: End of the pre-treatment consultation while patient is still present
Location: Consultation room and/or chairside

Preoperative procedures