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Dr. Stephen Chen, MDSc, BDS, FRACDS, PhD, AM
Periodontist, private practice
Melbourne, Australia

The challenge of choice: Trend watching in implant dentistry

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Prof. Dr. Julia Wittneben, PhD, MMedSc
University of Bern, Department for Reconstructive Dentistry and Gerodontology
Bern, Switzerland

Soft tissue esthetics for extended defects in the maxilla: Pink tissue or pink ceramic

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Prof. em. Dr. med. dent. Daniel Buser, DMD
Oral Surgeon, Swiss Implant Specialist, University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland

When to extract, place and restore: The challenge of choice

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Prof. Dr. Lisa Heitz-Mayfield, BDS, MDSc, Odont
Periodontist, University of Sydney, University of Western Australia
Perth, Australia

Peri-implantitis: How this affects patients

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Prof. Dr. med. dent. Ronald Jung, PhD
Prosthodontist, University of Zurich, Clinic of Reconstructive Dentistry
Zurich, Switzerland

Etiology of soft tissue esthetic complications

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Prof. Dr. France Lambert, DDS, MS, PhD
Periodontist, University of Liège
Liège, Belgium

The implant and soft tissue cuff: Can they become better friends?

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Charlotte Stilwell
Prosthodontist, private practice, London, Tandlaege Copenhagen,
London, UK

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Prof. Dr. Tara Aghaloo, DDS, MD, PhD
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, University of California
Los Angeles CA, USA

Emerging trends in surgical choices for large bone deficiencies in the anterior maxilla

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Prof. Dr. Dr. Bilal Al-Nawas
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg - University Mainz, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Plastic Surgery
Mainz, Germany

Allergy to implant materials: Is this a real phenomenon?

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Dr. Anthony Dickinson, BDSc
Prosthodontist, private practice, Glen Iris, Australia
Glen Iris, Australia

Expecting the unexpected

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Vincent Fehmer, MDT
Master Dental Technician, University of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Expecting the unexpected

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Dr. Mario Roccuzzo
Periodontist, University of Torino, Division of Maxillofacial Surgery, Italy University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, USA
Torino, Italy

Peri-implantitis: The choice of treatment approaches

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Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Hendrik Terheyden
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon DRK-Hospitals Nordhessen, Kassel, Germany, Professor at the University of Kiel, Germany
Kassel, Germany

Large bone deficiencies in the anterior maxilla: Surgical choices and long-term stability

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Prof. Dr. med. dent. Vivianne Chappuis
Oral Surgeon, University of Bern, Department of Oral Surgery and Stomatology
Bern, Switzerland

Diagnosis and planning for space and bone: The digital or analog choice

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Prof. Dr. German Gallucci, DMD, PhD
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Boston MA, USA

Managing soft tissue esthetic complications by prosthodontic options

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Dr. Martina Stefanini, DDS, PhD
Periodontist, University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

Soft tissue grafting or implant removal?

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Prof. Dr. Mauricio Araújo, DDS, MSc, PhD
Periodontist, State University of Maringá
Maringá, Brazil

Ridge preservation: Does it work and is it a viable option in the esthetic zone?

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Prof. Dr. Simon Storgård Jensen
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, University of Copenhagen, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dental Medicine
Copenhagen, Denmark

The choice of augmentation biomaterials: Out of the bone or out of the bottle?

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Prof. Dr. med. dent. Murali Srinivasan, BDS, MDS, MBA, MAS
Prosthodontist, University of Zurich, Clinic of General-, Special Care-, & Geriatric Dentistry
Zurich, Switzerland

Digital workflow in the treatment of fully edentulous patients

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Prof. Dr. med. dent. habil. Dr. h.c. Frauke Müller
Prosthodontist, University of Geneva, Gerodontology and Removable Prosthodontics Division
Geneva, Switzerland

Choosing the right strategies to reduce the treatment burden and invasiveness for elderly patients

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Prof. Dr. med. dent. Nicola U. Zitzmann, PhD
University of Basel, Department of Reconstructive Dentistry, University Center for Dental Medicine
Basel, Switzerland

Choosing between fixed and removable options for full arches

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William Martin, DMD, MS, FACP
Prosthodontist, University of Florida, Center of Implant Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Gainesville FL, USA

Guidelines on occlusion and articulation from implant-based restorations

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Dr. Alejandro Lanis
Visiting Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Indiana University School of Dentistry, IN, USA
Santiago, Chile

The limitations and possibilities when integrating digitalization in the choice of prosthetic materials

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Prof. Dr. Daniel Wismeijer
Prosthodontist
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The challenge of choice: Trend watching in implant dentistry

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Prof. Dr. med. Dr. med. dent. Peer W. Kämmerer, M.A., FEBOMFS
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, University Medical Center Mainz
Mainz, Germany

Expecting the unexpected – a dental technician, a prosthodontist and a surgeon/periodontist share their experiences

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Daniel Thoma
Prof. Dr. med. dent. Daniel Thoma
Prosthodontist University of Zurich, Clinic for Reconstructive Dentistry
Zurich, Switzerland

The influence of prosthodontic procedures on peri-implantitis

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Prof. Dr. med. dent. Irena Sailer
Prosthodontist, University of Geneva, Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials
Geneva, Switzerland

Optimizing esthetic outcomes with material choices

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Prof. Dr. med. dent. Martin Schimmel
Prosthodontist, University of Bern, Department for Reconstructive Dentistry and Gerodontology
Bern, Switzerland

Moderator Scenario 5: Implant/prosthesis material and soft tissue reactions

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Luiz H. Gonzaga DDS, MS
Prosthodontist, University of Florida, Center of Implant Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Gainesville, USA
Gainesville FL, USA

Moderator Scenario 1: Prosthetic material choice

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Dr. Nikos Mattheos
Periodontist, Hong Kong, China SAR
Hong Kong, China SAR

Moderator Scenario 6: Peri-implantitis treatment concepts

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Dr. Isabella Rocchietta
Periodontist, The London Centre for Implant and Aesthetic Dentistry (Lciad), London, UK
London, UK

Moderator Scenario 4: Severe hard/soft tissue and space discrepancies and the impact on the patient

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Prof. Dr. med. dent. Michael Bornstein
Oral Surgeon, University of Basel, Departement of Oral Health & Medicine, University Center for Dental Medicine
Basel, Switzerland

Moderator Scenario 7: Ridge preservation and bone augmentation procedures

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Kiyoshi Koyano, DDS, PhD
Prosthodontist, Kyushu University
Fukuoka, Japan

Treatment Strategy for Edentulous Maxilla with Implant Overdenture

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Diego Bechelli, DDS
Periodontist, Assoc. Professor, University of Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina Clinica Bechelli, private interdisciplinary practice
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Oral Rehabilitation Planning: Digital vs conventional

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Alvin Yeo, BDS, MS, Cert (PERIO), PhD, FAMS
Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics, National University Singapore (NUS), Singapore, Consultant, Department of Periodontics, National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore
Singapore

"Crazy ridge: Asians!"

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Prof. Dr. Yong-Dae Kwon, DMD, MSD, PhD, FIBCSOMS
Board Certified Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Vice Dean, Research affairs, Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Kyung Hee University,
Seoul, South Korea

From the side or from the bottom, which side are you on?

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Yi Man 2
Yi Man, PhD of Stomatology
Sichuan University
Chengdu, China

Different treatment protocol for Pro-Arch patients

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Dean Morton, BDS, MS, FACP
Prosthodontist, Indiana University, School of Dentistry, USA
Indianapolis, USA

Workflow pathways: When analog, when digital, when both

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Chatchai Kunavisarut, DDS, MS, Grad. Dip. In Clin. Sci. (General Dentistry)
Prosthodontist, Advanced General Dentistry Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand

Implant/prosthesis material and soft tissue reactions

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Waldemar Polido, DDS, MS, PhD
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, Indiana University, School of Dentistry
Indianaplolis, USA

Graft, graftless or graft "less"?

On-demand Young ITI lectures

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Wenjie Zhou, BDS, MDSC
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
Shanghai, China

Placement and loading protocols for single-tooth implants in different locations: A systematic review

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Benedicta Wong, BDS
Periodontist, Private practice
Balwyn, Australia

Replacement of ankylosed upper central incisor – managing the hard and soft tissue deficiencies to achieve a patient-centered outcome

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Teresa Chanting Sun, DDS, MS
Periodontist, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei
Taipei City, Taiwan

To graft or not to graft? Utilizing autogenous gingival graft as a powerful tool for peri-implant soft tissue management

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Dr. Myroslav Solonko
Periodontist, Lviv National Medical University
Lviv, Ukraine

Periodontally oriented philosophy of dental implant rehabilitation

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Corlene Schnetler, BCHD, MCHD
Periodontist, Private Practice
Cape Town, South Africa

Peri-implant bone loss - Do you warn your patient?

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Dr. Yuya Sasada
Periodontist, Funakoshi Research Institute of Clinical Periodontology
Fukuoka, Japan

A novel impression technique for implant-supported FDP in the esthetic area using intraoral scanners with the “Intra-and-Extra” oral scanning technique. Clinical advantages and tips

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Said Sánchez, DDS
Prosthodontist, La Salle Bajío University
León, Mexico

Improving quality of life with esthetic and functional full arch implant-supported rehabilitation of an elderly patient with severely compromised dentition

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Dr. med. dent. Stefan Roehling, DDS, PD
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, Private Specialist Practice Munich
Munich, Germany

Ligature-induced peri-implantitis around loaded zirconia and titanium implants – An experimental study in canines

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Dragana Rakasevic, DDS, PHD, DDSC
Periodontist, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Belgrade
Belgrade, Serbia

Adjuvant photodynamic therapy in the surgical treatment of peri-implantitis. 12- 24-month evaluation of clinical, immunological, and microbiological parameters. Randomized controlled clinical trials.

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Dr. Dr. Andreas Pabst
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Koblenz
Koblenz, Germany

Synchrotron radiation-based X-ray tomographic microscopy – The next level of imaging of oral regenerative biomaterials

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Camilla Ottesen, PHD student
Prosthodontist, University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen N , Denmark

Dental rehabilitation of cancer patients with bone metastases on high dose antiresorptives

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Thomas Nguyen, DMD, MSC, ABP, FRCD
Periodontist, McGill University
Montreal, Canada

Dental implant identification using a trained convolutional neural network

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Dr. Dr. Susy Linder, BDDS, MS, PHD
Periodontist, Straumann AG
Basel, Switzerland

Implant-supported restorations with extra-short dental implants in atrophic posterior ridges

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Wan Zhen Lee, BDS, MDS, M PERIO RCSED, FAMS
Periodontist, National Dental Centre Singapore
Singapore, Singapore

Soft tissue profile and the aesthetic zone in Asians

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Tabrez Lakha, BDS, MDS
Prosthodontist, M.A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences and Research Centre, Pune
Pune, India

Can CBCT be used to predict the risk of life-threatening hemorrhages in the anterior mandible?

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Duygu Karasan, PHD
Prosthodontist, University of Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Treatment approaches and material selection: Extended edentulous spaces in the esthetic zone

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Adam Hamilton, BDSC, DCD,
Prosthodontist, University of Western Australia, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Perth, Australia

Clinical accuracy of digital impressions for implant rehabilitation of the edentulous patient

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Alfonso Gil, DDS, MS
Periodontist, University of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Randomized controlled clinical study of veneered zirconia abutments for single implant crowns: Clinical, histological, and esthetic outcomes

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Saba Ghazal, BDS, MS
Periodontist, King Fahd Medical City
Riyadh , Saudi Arabia

Crestal bone level changes of SLActive bone level Ø 3.3 mm implants compared to SLActive bone level Ø 4.1 mm implants for single tooth replacement

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Dr. med. dent Supriya Ebenezer, BDS, MDS
Periodontist, Private practice
Bangalore, India

Future trends of allograft bone blocks combined with GBR: A challenging choice to reduce morbidity for lateral ridge augmentation of atrophic sites

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Dr. Nicola Cross
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, Glasgow Dental Hospital
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Developing a multidisciplinary approach to implantology in hospital services

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John Cho, BDS, MDSC
Prosthodontist, Canberra Prosthodontics
Deakin, Australia

Prosthetic problems with biologic blow-outs: the link between prosthetic design and implant failure.

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Assist. Prof. Dr. Edward Chaoho Chien, DDS, DSCD
Prosthodontist, ACTA (Academisch Centrum Tandheelkunde Amsterdam)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Removable digital prosthetic solution in the naked reality of an ageing population

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Univ. Prof. Dr. Xiaoxiao, CAI, DDS, MD, PHD
Prosthodontist, Sichuan University
Chengdu, China

Innovative digital design for implant bone augmentation - precise, controllable and predictable

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Prof. Dr. Amrish Bhagol, BDS, MDS, FICOI
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgeon, University of Health Sciences
Rohtak, India

Is the socket shield technique better than conventional immediate implant placement in the maxillary anterior region?

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Hussein Basma, DDS
Periodontist, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, United States

A novel radiographic methodology to evaluate ridge dimensional changes following ridge augmentation procedures

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PD Dr. med. dent. Samir Abou-Ayash
Prosthodontist, University of Bern
Bern, Switzerland

Narrow diameter implants in mandibular overdentures: 5-year results of a prospective study