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Minimally invasive implant procedures with Dr Chatchai Kunavisarut - Melbou...
Thu. 23 March 2017, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm AEDT
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Dental implant has become a common method to replace missing teeth. In case of limited amount of bone, an extended incision, large flap and bone graft or sinus augmentation are required prior to implant placement. The most common complications associated with the standard approach include swelling, pain, flap breakdown and bone loss.
Limited data concerning minimally invasive techniques have been described in the literature. Generally, such techniques involve a less-extensive incision with reduced diameter implants, or short implants and more recently, the use of computer-guided surgery for implant placement.
This presentation will discusss the advantages and disadvantages of this minimally invasive implant procedure. The techniques since tooth extraction, treatment planning, implant surgery, provisional restorations, and final prosthesis will be discussed in both partial edentulous and complete edentulous situations.
Presented by Dr.Chatchai Kunavisarut
Chatchai Kunvisarut received his DDS (with honors) from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand in 1994. He received Master of Science in Prosthodontics from the University of North Carolina at Chapell Hill in 2000. During his training , he was awarded the 2nd place John J Sharry Prosthodontics Research Award from the American College of Prosthodontics and Turner Award from University of North Carolina. In 2002 he received the ITI scholarship and completed his implant training at the Center for Implant Dentistry, University of Florida.
He is an ITI fellow and ITI Educational Delegates for ITI South East Asia section since 2011. He is currently working as a Deputy Dean for Graduate School, Mahidol University, as honorary Assistant Professor at the University of Hong Kong, Program director of General Dentistry Residency program and Clinical director for Joint Master program in Implant Dentistry and Dental Surgery, between Mahidol University and, International Medical College, Munster, Germany.