Peri-implantitis 2017: What Are We Really Talking About
Hector Sarmiento, DMD
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) recognize different etiologies of peri-implant diseases; 2) diagnose peri-implant diseases related to etiology; and 3) classify causes of peri-implantitis in five categorical etiologies.
2:00 - 2:30 pm
Decision Making for the 10-Year-Old Implant with 20% Bone Loss
Frank Schwarz, DMD
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) predict the limitations of non-surgical treatment procedures; 2) select appropriate surgical procedures for the management of per-implantitis; and 3) argue the rational for a simultaneous soft tissue volume grafting for the prevention of postoperative mucosal recessions.
2:30 - 3:00 pm
Do Different Lasers Have a Role in Peri-implantitis Management?
Eric Linden, DMD, MSD
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should be able to: 1) identify the major dental laser wavelengths; 2) discuss how the different lasers affect implants; and 3) describe the different laser protocols for the treatment of peri-implantitis.