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Clinical insights

Considerations for immediate implant placement

Implant dentistry has made an enormous impact on how we deal with edentulism in our patients. Like many medical interventions, the community has found ways to evolve by shortening treatment time, reducing the number and invasiveness of interventions, thereby increasing the range of candidates for treatment. So, while two-stage and

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periodontitis
Clinical insights

Diagnosing and treating periodontitis prior to implant placement

Introduction Dental implants for the replacement of missing teeth are rapidly increasing in popularity and demand by the general population. They represent an attractive treatment option for patients, both in anterior and posterior regions of the mouth. Replacing a missing tooth is vital for several reasons, which are commonly esthetically

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Clinical insights

Soft tissue augmentation before implant placement in an area of high surgical and esthetic risk

Introduction The Straightforward, Advanced and Complex (SAC) classification in implant dentistry was introduced following an International Team for Implantology (ITI) Consensus conference held in 2007 (Dawson 2009). The classification aimed to assist clinicians in evaluating the difficulty of cases, and serve as a tool for case selection and treatment planning.

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The auditorium of the Freiburg Dental Center
News

Schilli-Weingart Symposium at ITI Study Club Freiburg

On the trail of two ITI titans! Within a very short time, the ITI family was forced to bid farewell to two personages who played a decisive role in shaping the International Team of Implantology (ITI). In due course, the German Section organized a small but high caliber symposium in

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SAC Assessment tool
News

The new and updated SAC Classification is coming soon

Since the initial publication of The SAC Classification in Implant Dentistry in 2009, the world of dental implantology has continued to evolve. New techniques and technologies have come to the fore and our understanding of the potential problems in clinical implant practice has improved. These changes have prompted a review

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