Join Us at the Straumann Booth (#601) on March 16, 2017 at 6 PM for the unveiling of our latest masterpiece.

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Champagne to be served

March 15, 2017: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Room #S220F

The Bone Ring Technique: 3-D Bone Augmentation and Implantation in a Single Step Procedure

Dr. Orcan Yüksel, DMD


Description:

Orcan Yüksel and Bernhard Giesenhagen have developed a technique which allows simultaneous bone augmentation and implantation in one single procedure. The new “bone ring augmentation technique” is a single operation that replaces the typical two-stage method used for bone augmentation and restoration. This therapy reduces patient treatment time by approximately five months compared to traditional bone block augmentation. In the hands-on part the attendees will perform the step-by-step bone ring surgical protocol on models.
 

Objectives:

  • Understand soft tissue management using an allograft ring
  • Learn techniques for a tension-free wound closure
  • Learn techniques for the restoration of a functional and esthetic emergence profile
  • Understand biomaterials options in soft tissue management

2.5 CE credits will be provided by Straumann.

Orcan Yüksel, DMD

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March 15, 2017: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Room #S220F

Zirconia as a Dental Implant Material:  New Opportunities for Practice Differentiation

Joan Pi-Anfruns, DDS, Assistant Clinical Professor, Sections of Restorative Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, UCLA School of Dentistry


Description:

Esthetic cases can be challenging. What options do you have if patients with a thin gingiva type request an esthetic treatment? How well equipped are you for treating patients who ask for a metal-free treatment? In dentistry today, ceramic materials are widely accepted in prosthetic reconstruction. Contrary to this, implants made from Zirconium-dioxide are not yet part of the standard treatment but can be an attractive alternative to titanium. This session will focus on:


Objectives:

  • Scientific evidence and clinical application of zirconia implants
  • Indications and contraindications for use of zirconia implant
  • Patient selection
  • Surgical and restorative hands-on with Straumann® PURE Ceramic Implant (Monotype)

2.5 CE credits will be provided by Straumann.

Joan Pi-Anfruns, DDS, Assistant Clinical Professor, Sections of Restorative Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, UCLA School of Dentistry

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Oliver Blume, DMD, MS

March 16, 2017: 8:00 AM – 8:45 AM
Room 230CD in the West Building

Cutting-Edge Techniques in Bone Augmentation Using a Custom Block

Oliver Blume, DMD, MS

Dr. Oliver Blume will provide an overview of the possibilities and limitations of existing guided bone regeneration methods as well as different bone substitute materials. He will detail the CAD/CAM bone block techniques and clinical learning from years of experience. Clinical cases will be presented to help the audience understand the indications, cases identification, and clinical applications of the patient specific bone block. Dr. Blume will also discuss potential complications and how to avoid them.  


Ernesto Lee, DMD

March 16, 2017: 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Room 230CD in the West Building

Immediate Functional Implant Therapy in The Esthetic Zone

Ernesto Lee, DMD        

Contemporary implant therapy aims to provide highly esthetic and predictable treatment outcomes, while decreasing treatment duration and complexity. The clinician must therefore become cognizant of circumstances with a predisposition for sub-optimal esthetic outcomes, and treatment plan accordingly. An immediate implant placement and provisionalization protocol offers the best potential for predictable esthetic outcomes when utilized in intact sites. This approach however, is not without risks and precautions must be taken to mitigate the potential for undesired sequelae. This presentation will feature a comprehensive description of the treatment rationale and technique considerations, including a discussion on the management of high risk sites and complications.


Scott Keith, DDS, MS, FACP

March 16, 2017: 10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Room 230CD in the West Building

Straumann® Pro Arch: More Than a Fixed Rehabilitation. A Reason to Smile.

Scott Keith, DDS, MS, FACP


Patients have placed an emphasis on immediate tooth replacement and more often request full-arch immediate load solutions with shorter treatment times and fewer appointments. While this is complex, the procedure has demonstrated high implant and prosthesis survival rates. This session will demonstrate how proper case selection, both traditional and digital treatment planning, surgical and loading protocols, and the interdisciplinary team approach are keys to clinical success.  


Thomas Sterio, DDS

Brandon Dickerman, CDT

March 16, 2017: 11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Room 230CD in the West Building

Immediate Provisionalization through Straumann® Digital Workflow

Thomas Sterio, DDS and Brandon Dickerman, CDT


Many restorative materials and digital workflows have been introduced in recent years but the critical link remains the relationship between the dental practice and dental lab. This collaboration results in ideal tooth replacement therapy for the patient.  Straumann’s integrated workflow enhances interdisciplinary communication to maximize treatment outcomes.  This lecture will focus on the integration of coDiagnostiX™ with Straumann CARES® Visual software to deliver immediate custom provisionals optimizing soft tissue management in a fully digital and model-free workflow.

The Straumann® BLT Implant Ø 2.9mm

More than a small diameter implant. Treatment flexibility in tight spaces.

According to epidemiological studies, one or both of the maxillary lateral incisors are congenitally missing in approximately 2%1 of the population; that is approximately 6 million people in the United States.* The Straumann Bone Level Tapered 2.9mm implant is a solution for compromised situations such as reduced interdental spaces. There is increasing need to treat patients without GBR and to simplify the procedures.*

Pending 510(k) Clearance
*The Bone Level Tapered Ø 2.9mm is indicated for the maxillary lateral incisors and mandibular incisors only.
1 Symons AL., Stritzel F., Stauation J. Anomaties associated with hypodontia of the permanent lateral incisor ans second premolar. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 1993 Winter; 17(2): 109-11.

Straumann
Digital Workflow

More than a digital workflow.  Immediate tooth replacement. 

Seamless integration of patient data is crucial for providing quality treatment and the best functional restoration for your patients. How do you exchange critical diagnostic information to maximize treatment outcomes? For the FIRST TIME at AO, discover the Straumann CARES Intraoral Scanner and Straumann CARES C Series Mill for immediate, chairside, customized restorations for your patients.

Straumann
Pro Arch®

More than a fixed rehabilitation. A reason to smile.

Patients today have increasingly high expectations about dental restorations; they demand natural looking rehabilitations that can be delivered quickly. The Straumann® Pro Arch for fixed edentulous restorations combines several treatment steps which reduce complexity without compromising the outcome. From planning and implant placement to the final restoration, the entire treatment is seamless for the patient.

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