CONTINUING DENTAL EDUCATION AND ALUMNI AFFAIRS
 CDE on Demand



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Potpourri of Common Problems in Implant Surgery (preview)
 
ABOUT THE COURSE

There are a multitude of common problems that affect the placement of dental implants, some minor and some major. A variety of surgical techniques and materials are available to correct these problems, however the materials and procedures can significantly add to the overall cost of placing dental implants. Many of these common problems can be overcome without adding a great deal of additional expense to the surgical procedure.
OBJECTIVES:
To evaluate and manage some of the common problems relating to horizontal and vertical bone discrepancies as well as devices and techniques to aid in implant placement and angulations. A brief look at important considerations when placing implants in the “esthetic zone” either extraction and immediate implants or delayed implant placement.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

James M. Duncan, D.D.S., received his dental degree from St. Louis University Dental School. He then completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training at Parkland Hospital, in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Duncan maintained a private practice limited to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in San Antonio, TX for 40 years. Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Last reviewed on: 09/01/2014 | Expire date: 08/31/2017