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Surgical Track: Point - Counterpoint
Surgical Track: Point - Counterpoint
Moderator: Stephen Chen, BDS, MDSc, PhD

Friday Mar 2

When to Save, When to Extract Teeth?

  8:00 - 9:45 am

Surgical Track: Point – Counterpoint

Moderator: Stephen Chen, BDS, MDSc, PhD
Presenters:
David Felton, DDS, MS
Charles Goodacre, DDS, MSD
Syngcuk Kim, DDS, PhD
Pamela McClain, DDS

 

Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) list measurable outcomes for therapy in the edentulous patient restored with removable prostheses; 2) discuss the advantages and limitations in preserving periodontally compromised teeth; 3) identify the factors that should be considered when determining whether to perform root canal treatment and/or periodontal treatment or extract a tooth and place an implant or fixed partial denture; and 4) List the factors to determine whether a tooth should be retained through conventional treatments or be extracted and replaced by an implant.