Posterior Maxilla Implant Rehabilitation: A Challenging Task

Vares Yan, MD, PhD, DMD; Diederich Henri, MD; Ansel Alain, MD, Posterior Maxilla Implant Rehabilitation: A Challenging Task
Speaker: Vares Yan, MD, PhD, DMD; Diederich Henri, MD; Ansel Alain, MD
Category: Implant Dentistry
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: PDF
Utilizing implant restorative to replace missing maxillary posterior teeth can be challenging due to the proximity of the sinuses and nerves, as well as the resorption of the maxillary alveolar crest....more
  • Released: 3/1/2015
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2019
  • Review Date: 6/30/2016
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This electronically delivered self-instructional program is designated for 1.5 hours of CE credit by Farran Media.
AGD Code: 691.

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Utilizing implant restorative to replace missing maxillary posterior teeth can be challenging due to the proximity of the sinuses and nerves, as well as the resorption of the maxillary alveolar crest. The surgeries have become less invasive with higher rates of osseointegration for the implants today.

Description of Speaker:
Vares Yan, MD, PhD, DMD, is a professor and head of the Department Maxillofacial Surgery at the Danylo Galycky Lviv National Medical University in Lviv, Ukraine. Diederich Henri, MD, is in private practice and is president of the Implantoral Club Luxembourg, in Luxembourg. Ansel Alain, MD, is in private practice in France.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to achieve the following:
  • Review surgical techniques used to restore the atrophic posterior maxilla
  • Review the history of jaw reconstruction and augmentation from invasive surgical procedures to more successful, less invasive procedures used today
  • Learn the CM Misch Classifications to help develop a surgical treatment plan to obtain adequate osseointegration of the implants
  • Review the Cortically Fixed at Once concept for rehabilitating patients who have considerable resorption of the alveolar process
  • Identify when long implants in the facial buttresses are necessary

Disclosure: The authors declare that neither they nor any member of their families have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing education program. Although commercially available products are discussed, no financial arrangements exist between the manufacturers and the authors.

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1/1/2016 to 12/31/2018
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