Master Course in Esthetic Implant Dentistry

Datum:5. September 2018 - 7. September 2018

Prof. Dr. D. Buser, Dept. of Oral Surgery, zmk bern, University of Bern (course director)
Prof. Dr. U. C. Belser, Guest Professor, zmk bern, University of Bern (course director)
Prof. Dr. D. Bosshardt, Robert K. Schenk Laboratory for Oral Histology, zmk bern, University of Bern
Prof. Dr. Th. von Arx, Dept. of Oral Surgery, zmk bern, University of Bern
Dr. Vivianne Chappuis, Dept. of Oral Surgery, zmk bern, University of Bern
Dr. Julia-Gabriela Wittneben, Dept. of Reconstructive Dentistry and Gerodontology, zmk bern, University of Bern
Course objectives
Today, implant esthetics is an important issue in implant dentistry. In the anterior maxilla, the rehabilitation of patients with implant supported restorations is often challenging for involved clinicians due to the high esthetic demand expressed by patients, and a difficult anatomical situation with bone and/or soft tissue deficiencies, which are often present in the anterior maxilla. This interactive 3-day CE course has been established for colleagues experienced in implant dentistry. It will systematically present the treatment concepts for the handling of single tooth gaps or extended edentulous spaces in the anterior maxilla. These concepts have been developed in the past 20 years between the Universities of Bern and Geneva using a team approach. Important aspects of treatment planning, surgical procedures and
prosthetic rehabilitation with provisional and definitive restorations will be presented and discussed. The speakers will present the biologic basis for current surgical and prosthetic procedures in various lectures. The different surgical techniques including bone augmentation procedures with the GBR technique will be presented with live surgeries.

In addition, two hands-on courses and a live demonstration on prosthetic procedures complement the course.
SAC-Classification: Class A+C (advanced and complex).
• Welcome, objectives of the course and introduction into the topic of esthetics
• Treatment planning principles in the esthetic zone
• Esthetic risk assessment and basic surgical principles in the esthetic zone
• Update on biomaterials including implants, barrier membranes and bone fillers
• Implant placement with simultaneous membrane application
• Implants in post-extraction sites: Treatment options and recommendations
• Soft tissue conditioning with provisional restorations
• Definitive restorations with ceramo-metal or full-ceramic crowns or bridges
• GBR procedures in complex situations
• Prosthetic handling of sites with multiple missing teeth
• Esthetic aspects for the rehabilitation of the edentulous maxilla
• Handling of esthetic failures
• Two hands-on workshops

Course type
Theoretical and practical course with live surgeries and live prosthetics (total of 25 CE credit hours)
Language: English
Kontakt für Auskünfte
Center for Continuing Dental Education
Marktgasse 7
3011 Bern
Telefon: +41 31 312 4 312
Fax: +41 31 312 4 314