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Implants II (9th semester)

AIM

To familiarize the student with the established principles of osseointegration, the underlying surgical principles, the physiology of the tissues surrounding the osseointegrated implants, as well as the basic principles of the implant-based prosthetic restoration. Special attention is given to the indications and contra-indications of implant placement, the treatment planning for their position in the jaws as well as the principles of their maintenance.

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Biologic behavior of implants; Bone biology; Osseointegration; Implant materials; Patient medical evaluation; Radiographic presurgical evaluation; Surgical implant placement; Special surgical procedures; Diagnosis; Treatment planning for complete edentulousness; Dental Impression and Casts; Single Implants; Restoration of partial edentulousness; Impant microbiology; Pathogenesis of periimplant tissue diseases; Maintenance and long term outcome of implants.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Lectures.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

  • Attendance of 80% of lectures.
  • Successful final examination.