IMPLA Congress 2016

Dr. Rolf Vollmer (1st Vice-President of the German Society of Dental Implantology – DGZI) welcomed the visitors with these words: “The speakers from the fields of science, research and practical experience have prepared themselves for a wide range of advanced techniques and forward-looking procedures in modern implantology. They will introduce their evidence-based and applied knowledge for long-lasting implant restorations with excellent esthetics”.

The participants were impressed by the high-profile international speakers and their lectures' mix of science, research and practice:

  • Prof. Mazen Tamimi gave a presentation on the multitude of surgical techniques used to solve esthetic complications.
  • Dr. Metreveli: “PRF substances are being used in sinus lift, augmentation of the alveolar crest and also socket preservation.”
  • Dr. Vollmer: “The implant position is the key to a successful treatment.”
  • MDT Anger relies on PEEK-based CAD/CAM-manufactured solutions and achieves excellent esthetics with implant jobs.
  • Prof. Sadaka introduced materials for the build-up of hard and soft tissue.
  • Dr. Hartmann, an endodontist, appealed to his audience to “look outside the box”.
  • According to Dr. Pashaj, autogenous bone is still the gold standard.
  • Dr. Novikov gave a summary of more than 1,500 immediate implants inserted in the last five years.
  • Dr. Chebotarev: The key advantages of an immediate implantation are the time factor and cost efficiency.
  • Dr. Frangov gave a report on his implant successes with IMPLA Mini ball-top implants.
  • Dr. Duddeck gave a presentation about the results of his investigation of implant surface condition and packaging.
  • Prof. Malkan talked about approaches for extremely atrophied jaws and tumor patients.
  • The hands-on “IMPLA surgical procedure” course with Dr. Vrshkovski was very popular.
  • Dr. Valentin relies on the balloon procedure as a bone reconstruction measure.

The IMPLA Congress visitors were very interested in the international talks in the Westin Grand Hotel, Berlin.

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