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Werner Zechner


Prof. DDr. Werner Zechner earned his M.D. in 1995 and his D.D.S. in 1999. He is Associate Professor and Senior Physician at the Department of Oral Surgery, Bernhard-Gottlieb-Dental University Clinic, Medical University of Vienna since 2003 / MUW with the specialization in bone grafting, implant surfaces and navigated implant protocols. He is head for the scientific consortium, “Computer-aided Implant Placement and Prosthetic Rehabilitation,” at the university. Extensively published, Prof. Zechner has also presented at hundreds of national/international events. He is president of the Austrian Society for Implantology (OGI), and is member of several professional organizations. He is active in the university dental clinic and in private practice.

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Mastering digital technology enables clinicians to convey all the digital information to create the virtual patient, diagnose and plan prosthetics and implant surgery. Learn how to approach each indication with guided and navigated surgical approaches in a fully digital workflow.

Digital workflow
Edentulous treatments
Immediate implant placement


Guided bone regeneration (GBR) is a well established technique for horizontal alveolar ridge augmentation. Since the first publications in the early 1980’s extensive research was carried out focusing on different membranes, grafting materials, and timing of implant placement, as...

Implants in compromised sites
Bone grafting and regeneration


The lecture summarizes the development of implant-based treatment options for edentulous indications over time until the most up-to-date treatment techniques, like zygomatic implants, the All-on-4 technique, digital diagnostics and treatment planning and guided surgery procedures...