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Marco Esposito


Professor Marco Esposito graduated in 1990 with honors from the University of Pavia in Italy. He received his PhD in 1999 in Biomaterials from Göteborg University. He created and directed the postgraduate courses in implant dentistry at the University of Manchester from 2006 to 2011. He is Associate Professor of Biomaterials, Sahlgrenska Academy Göteborg University. He is Editor for the European Journal of Oral Implantology and the Rivista Italiana di Stomatologia, Associate Editor for the Cochrane Oral Health Group, and President of the British Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistry. He has authored more than 180 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, Professor Esposito is currently a freelance researcher in clinical implant dentistry and Periodontology.

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Marco Esposito: Light activated disinfection in the case of peri-implantitis

Treatment objective of a chronic disinfection is to reduce bacterial load under a critical threshold. In the case of peri-implant infections the measures to reduce bacterial contamination can comprise e.g. surgical or non-surgical debridement and implant surface decontamination...
Peri-implant therapy


Marco Esposito: immediate vs conventional loading: the scientific evidence

Based on a systematic review, supported by the Cochrane library issue 3 2013, the lecture discusses if predictable success rates with immediately loaded implants can be achieved. Dr Esposito compares immediate, early and conventional loading, occlusal vs non-occlusal loading and...
Immediate loading / provisionalization