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Tomas Albrektsson

Biography

Prof. Tomas Albrektsson was recruited by Prof. Per-Ingvar Brånemark in 1967 to study osseointegrated implants at Gothenburg University. He completed his MD in 1973 and his doctorate in 1979, publishing his thesis on the healing of bone grafts (with Brånemark as faculty supervisor). He has since authored several published studies on osseointegration, has been the editor of ten scientific books, and has served on eight editorial boards of international scientific journals.

Currently, Prof. Albrektsson is professor emeritus of the Department of Biomaterials at Gothenburg University, visiting professor at the Prosthodontics Department of Malmö Dental School, and affiliated with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.

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Implant surfaces - advanced level

In the second part of the webinar, Prof. Dr. Tomas Albrektsson discusses the different aspects of implant surfaces in more detail and reviews the related clinical research.

Implant surfaces
Implant concepts
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Introduction to Oral Implant Surfaces

In the first part of this webinar series, Prof. Dr. Tomas Albrektsson takes the viewer through the evolution of oral implant surfaces and presents an review of scientific data on the major surfaces.

Implant surfaces
Implant concepts
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Spotlight on surface innovations

Speakers: Eric Rompen, Tomas Albrektsson, Arturo Lobell, Tidu Mankoo, Cristiano Susin and Giorgio Tabanella.

Why develop new implant and abutment surfaces? This lecture focuses on providing answers to this question.

Immediate implant placement
Soft tissue management
Implant surfaces

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Diagnosis, avoidance and management of complications of implant-based treatments

Discover the findings of the consensus conference on “Complications of implant-based treatments”.

Radiology
Implant designs
Implant surfaces
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Tomas Albrektsson: Success and failures of oral implants - what has been learned?

Dr. Albrektsson reviews the success and failure of oral implants related to patient influences, surgical techniques, implant designs and the locations of implant placement. The literature behind the success of the Ti-Unite surface oral implants is reviewed demonstrating the long-te...

Implant designs
Implant surfaces
Immediate implant placement