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Markus Blatz

Biography

Prof. Markus B. Blatz is Professor and Chair in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and founding Director of their CAD/CAM Ceramic Center. He received his dental degree, Doctorate, postgraduate Certificate in Prosthodontics, Habilitation (PhD), and, most recently, a Professorship from Freiburg University in Germany. The Founder and President-elect of the International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry (IAAD) and a member of numerous other professional organizations and editorial boards, he is the recipient of multiple teaching and research awards and has published and lectured extensively on esthetic, implant, and restorative dentistry.

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Interested in ceramic implants?

Ceramic implant experts, Markus Blatz, Jens Tartsch and Michael Gahlert discuss the modernization of materials and implant design transforming the reliability of zirconia implants for an established treatment option of today. 

Implant surfaces
Immediate implant placement
Anterior implants

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Consensus Conference on Prosthetic Protocols in Implant-based Oral Rehabilitations

Discover the findings on the consensus conference on Prosthetic Protocols in Implant-based Oral Rehabilitations

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Markus Blatz: Demystifying zirconia, understanding the material and its handling.

Unique physical, optical, and biologic properties have made zirconia a preferred material for restorative options from single units to full-mouth rehabilitations. For bilayer restorations with zirconia as a core and framework material, proper selection and application of the...

CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
Single and multi-unit restorations
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Markus Blatz: Fundamentals of monolithic zirconia materials. Are they all the same?

Unique physical, optical, and biologic properties have made zirconia a preferred material for restorative options from single units to full-mouth rehabilitations. For bilayer restorations with zirconia as a core and framework material, proper selection and application of the...

Digital workflow
CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
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Markus Blatz: Prosthetic parameters and materials for anterior implant esthetics

There is not one material suitable for all patients and the availability of new materials and techniques requires smart decision making to achieve the objective of a prosthetic restoration: to mimic nature as close as possible. Treatment planning therefore is key. Dr Blatz gives...
CAD/CAM
Prosthetic materials
Implant prosthetics