Peri-Implantitis: Prevalence, Etiology, Risk Factors, and Treatment

  • Friday 1/27/2023
  • Time: 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Course Code: 464RL
  • Cost: No Charge
  • Room Location: BCEC Exhibit Floor Classroom A
  • Credits: 2 CE Hours
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Tae Hyun Kwon, DDS received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto. During his dental training in Toronto he received many scholarships and awards in recognition of his clinical and academic excellence. He further pursued and received his specialty training in Periodontology as well as Master of Medical Sciences from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where he was the recipient of the Hanley D. Epstein Award for clinical and academic excellence. Dr. Kwon has served as an ad-hoc reviewer of Quintessence International, British Dental Journal and Oral Health and Dental Management, Journal of Applied Oral Science, International Dental Journal, Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research, Journal of Periodontology, Journal of Translational Medicine, and Dental Traumatology. He is also an editorial board member of the Quintessence International, International Dental Journal, and Dental Traumatology. Furthermore, he is the author of many articles in peer-reviewed dental journals. In addition, Dr. Kwon lectured at several academic institutions including Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Tufts School of Dental Medicine, and the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He Is also the director of a local Seattle Study Club chapter, “NH Study Club for Excellence in Dentistry” and “Monadnock Dental Hygiene Study Club”. He maintains his private practice , Monadnock Perio & Implant Center, in Keene, New Hampshire. Dr. Kwon feels extremely fortunate to have an opportunity to share his dental philosophies through this learning session.

In this course, the biological complications of dental implants and their treatment will be discussed. The course will review the prevalence, diagnosis, etiologic and contributing factors of peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis. Lastly, a series of cases in which peri-implant diseases were successfully managed will be presented from their diagnosis to treatment.

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Understand the prevalence, epidemiology and diagnosis of peri-implant diseases
  • Identify etiologic and potential contributing factors of peri-implant diseases
  • Explain both non-surgical and surgical therapeutic modalities of peri-implant diseases
  • Recognize the value of saving natural dentition especially for their patients who may be at risk of developing 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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