Liverpool: Ultimate Implant And Soft Tissue Masterclass

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regional – Crown lengthening

Crown lengthening

Lecture and hands-on practical using pigs heads

To diagnose when it would be necessary to crown lengthen a tooth or teeth to assess the clinical situation to achieve predictable long term results. To discuss the biological width and how to recreate this.

To utilise the correct instruments both rotatory and piezo surgery to remove bone and flap design for both functional and aesthetic cases.

We will also be doing a hands on course on pigs heads and practicing the skills to crown lengthen a tooth.

speaker – Amit Patel

Amit Patel

Specialist in Periodontics & Implant Dentist

Amit is the principal specialist and director at Birmingham Dental Specialists in Birmingham. His special interests are dental implants, regenerative and aesthetic Periodontics.

Amit graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1997. Following a training post in Restorative Dentistry at the Liverpool Dental School he gained significant experience in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery through 3 prestigious hospital posts. He obtained his Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons at the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2000.

He subsequently undertook a 4 year specialist training program in Periodontics and Implantology at Guy's, Kings and St Thomas' Dental Institute, achieving Masters in Periodontology and Clinical Dentistry and his research thesis was presented at national meetings. 

Amit then obtained his Membership in Restorative Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of England and became a registered Specialist in Periodontics. He has worked with several different implant systems, lectured nationally and published in the field of Dental Implantology and Periodontics. 

Amit was also an Associate Specialist in Periodontics at the Birmingham Dental School for 10 years but still is Honorary Clinical Lecturer at the University of Birmingham Dental School teaching on the masters course. He has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including lecturing to dental practitioners.. He has taught at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including lecturing to dental practitioners.

regional – How to avoid complications with implants in the aesthetic zone and how to deal with complications when they occur.

How to avoid complications with implants in the aesthetic zone and how to deal with complications when they occur

The goal is to create a harmonious aesthetic outcome around dental implants that mimics the surrounding dentition and soft-tissue condition. This is difficult to create and maintain long term. Bone remodelling and soft tissue recession are known adverse factors which can negatively impact upon the final long term outcome and the extent of these changes are often considered unpredictable when considering the immediate implant approach.

This presentation will discuss the critical factors associated with case selection; the relevance of the surgical techniques employed and a step by step surgical sequence demonstrating how post-operative changes can be significantly reduced on a predictable basis.

Nevertheless, despite careful planning and execution, adverse outcomes can still occur and this presentation will also highlight the procedures that are required to correct compromised outcomes. Key skills areas for optimizing aesthetic outcomes will also be discussed.

Aims and objectives:

  • to be familiar with the rationale for choosing differing implant treatment options with an emphasis on evidence based dentistry
  • to appreciate the role of differing treatment strategies that are utilized (such as soft tissue grafting) to enhance the aesthetic outcome
  • to be familiar with the procedural steps required to deal with and correct adverse aesthetic outcomes

speaker – Robert Oretti

Robert Oretti

Robert qualified at Kings College, London in 1987. After working in an orthodontic practice in Colchester for four years he moved to Newbury, Berkshire.

Rob then spent the next 14 years working in a busy private practice where he built a reputation for treating complex cases involving cosmetic, implant and orthodontic treatments. At this time, Rob also became involved in teaching and mentoring and has taught many dentists on all aspects of cosmetic and dental implant therapies.

In 2006, Rob moved to Pentangle Dental Transformations – a purpose built centre for dentists to send their patients for cosmetic and complex treatments. Rob now spends his time between treating these referred patients and teaching.

Rob is currently a post graduate tutor for the Oxford and Berkshire deaneries, a mentor and faculty educator for the ADI (Association of Dental Implantology), a mentor and international speaker for the ITI (International team of Implantologists), a Royal College of Surgeons examiner for the implant diploma (RCS Edin), as well as scientific director and president elect of BAAD (British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry).

He presents regularly at scientific meetings and has published several articles on implant therapy.

venue – Saving Faces Liverpool

Saving Faces

Switch House
Northern Perimeter Road
Bootle L30 7PT

regional – about

About this regional meeting

We are rolling out a new format for BACD regional meetings in 2017.  Meetings will run for a full day, on a Saturday

There will be 2 or 3 speakers, and you will gain 7 hours of CPD

Members pay £49, non-members (affiliate members) pay £199

Registration Closed
1 Day Recommended Meeting
9 September 2017 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Members £49.00
Non-Members £199.00
7 CPD Hours