Saving Teeth and Implants: So You Got Implants, What Now?

  • Saturday 1/29/2022
  • Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Course Code: 687SL
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Room Location: BCEC Exhibit Floor Classroom A
  • Credits: 1 CE Hour
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Sejal Thacker, DDS, BDS is a board-certified Periodontist with a Masters in Dental Surgery. She directs the post-graduate Periodontology program in UConn Health Center and maintains private clinical practice in Shelton, Glastonbury and Manchester. She was featured on the cover page of the “Top Dentists in CT magazine 2018” and also received an award for “Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics” by the American Academy of Periodontology. She has participated in multiple clinical trials and owing to these attributes was recently recognized and inducted by the Academy as the emerging key opinion leader in the field.

Millions of patients have dental implants placed every year around the world and will continue to do so. Once implants are restored, there is a general lack of understanding about what happens to these implants thereafter? Do they all succeed or survive? How can these implants be maintained? What if they get diseased? This course will focus on maintenance of implants and trouble-shooting of peri implant diseases.

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Develop a maintenance regimen for the implant patient
  • Make early diagnosis of peri-implant diseases
  • Differentiate between success, survival, failure, peri implant mucositis and peri-implantitis
  • Identify risks associated with peri-implant diseases
  • Differentiate between biologic and prosthetic complications
  • Understand the modalities of management of peri implant diseases
Recommended Audience: Dentist
Ambient Noise Disclaimer: Please note that this course will be held on the Exhibit Hall Floor and will be subject to ambient noise.
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