BLOWING AWAY THE BIOFILM FROM TITANIUM
Clinical and research experience in the management of peri-implantitis
Prof Alessandro Quaranta
Peri-implantitis has been defined as an emerging public health issue. According to recent scientific data and depending on the clinical and radiographic criteria that are adopted, it can affect from 20% to 40% of subjects restored with dental implants.
Join Prof Quaranta for this exclusive Swiss Dental Academy online webinar focusing on the main procedures to diagnose, prevent and manage peri-implantitis, and peri-implant mucositis that is widely considered its precursor. Special emphasis will be placed on the assessment of the diagnostic factors, systemic and local risk factors, and the non-surgical and surgical management of both peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis. Proper planning of implant surgical and restorative factors, will also be discussed.
Prof Quaranta will discuss the following:
- Peri-implant tissues in health and disease
- Peri-implantitis: the problem and the numbers
- General and Local Risk Factors/Indicators
- How to prevent peri-implantitis: treatment plan, surgical and restorative factors
- Clinical assessment and supportive therapy of peri-implant tissues
- AIRFLOW®: the game-changer, clinical and research aspects
- Treatment of mucositis and prevention of peri-implantitis
- Treatment of peri-implantitis
Release Date: 4th June 2020
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Professor Alessandro Quaranta is the Chief Clinical Consultant and Scientific Education Coordinator at the Smile Specialist Suite, Newcastle NSW and Professor of Dentistry at the School of Dentistry at Polytechnic Marche University, Ancona, Italy.
In 2019, he has been awarded the National Scientific Qualification (ASN) from the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) which is the highest academic qualification in Italy and qualifies for a Full Professorship. From 2018 to 2020, he has been the Professor of Periodontics at the School of Dentistry and Oral Health of the Griffith University, Queensland where he also served as the Director of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry.
Previously, he has been the Lead of the Discipline of Periodontics Implantology at the University of Western Australia (UWA), one of Group of Eight Australia’s leading research-intensive universities, where he was the Founding Leader of the UWA Research Program in Oral Implantology and Periodontics. From 2016 to 2018 he also coordinated the Specialist Clinical Service in Periodontics and Implantology of the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia, the only public state specialist service in Periodontics of the whole WA State. He has also worked as Senior Lecturer at the prestigious University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Over the years, Prof. Quaranta has actively conducted research in the broad fields of peri-implant tissues, post-extraction implants, bone to implant interface, alveolar ridge preservation, implant surfaces, immediate loading, non-surgical periodontal therapy and systematic reviews in Implant Dentistry and Periodontology.