Mid-Facial Tissue Preservation Achieved with Immediate Placement of Co-Axis® Implants and Screw-Retained Restorations
June 1, 2017
Time 6:00 – 9:00 PM
A Discussion-Oriented Evening Program with Dr. Stephen Chu
Post-extraction socket immediate implant placement in the anterior maxilla remains one of implant dentistry’s most challenging procedures. Anatomic challenges often result in implants being placed and angulated in a compromised facial-biased position. This leads to cement-retained restorations or the use of angled abutments, both of which are sub-optimal for preserving mid-facial tissues.
This program will demonstrate why the use of an innovative implant design together with an appropriate screw-retained provisional and final restoration can help maximize bone and soft tissue volume.
A dual or co-axis implant design allows for Subcrestal Angle Correction™ leading to properly placed implants and the use of screw-retained restorations. Predictable anterior esthetic outcomes in post-extraction socket immediate implants in the anterior maxilla are achievable and should be considered by all implant specialists.
• Identify the right patient candidates for post-extraction socket immediate placement in the anterior zone.
• Incorporate tissue management guidelines for preserving the natural gingival contours post treatment.
• Understand the predictable anterior aesthetics benefits of the Co-Axis Implant combined with a screw-retained restoration.
Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT – Graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Holds his master’s degree in restorative dentistry and certificate in post-graduate Fixed Prosthodontics from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Received his dental technician certification in dental ceramics and ASMDT status at New York University College of Dentistry. Clinical Associate Professor in the Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry as well as Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. Maintains a private practice limited to fixed prosthodontics, aesthetic, and implant dentistry in New York City.
Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF
1675 Owens Street, San Francisco, CA 94143-3008
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Light refreshments will be served.
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