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Reduced diameter implants – surgical, biological and prosthodontics aspects

Speaker: Paul Stone, Specialist Oral Surgeon, Consultant and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery, Edinburgh Dental Institute, Director, Blackhills Specialist Dental Clinic. Perthshire, Scotland, BDS (Hons) FDS RCS Ed

Tuesday 15th March 2016

Aims: The aim of this presentation is to review the advantages and disadvantages of reduced diameter implants and how they influence various aspects of implant dentistry

Learning Outcomes: At the end of this presentation attendees will be familiar with:

  • How reduced diameter implants can be of benefit for specific indications
  • The potential problems with using narrow implants
  • Advice as to where and when to use reduced diameter implants in clinical practice
 

Paul Stone

Paul has been involved with dental implants for over 25 years and has held a number of senior positions including: President EAO, President ADI, Chairman Dental Implant Advisory Board RCS Ed and Senior Examiner Dip Imp Dent RCS Ed. He has placed many thousands of implants and been involved in a number of significant areas of implant and biomaterials research. He has lectured nationally and internationally and has a particular interest in implant education.