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Zero Bone Loss Concept Workshop in Bangkok

Zero Bone Loss Concept Workshop in Bangkok

22/08/2020 - 23/08/2020

Dr. Tomas Linkevicius, DDS, PhD, author of one of Qunitessence Publishing best selling books, @ZeroBoneLossConcept.

Dr Tomas Linkevicius is a DDS degree holder, post-graduate in prosthodontics and a PHD from Riga Stradins University, Latvia.

He serves as a reviewer in dental journals, such as "International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants", "Journal of Periodontology".

Currently serves as an Assoc. Professor in Institute of Odontology at Vinius University. He is the founder of private research center, 'Vilnius Research Group' and a member of European Association for Osseointegration (EAO).

He also lectures internationally and conducts extensive research in implant dentistry. He holds the patent for invention in implant prosthodontics. 



Day 1 - Development of crestal bone stability. Surgical day

9.00- 10.30
Influence of vertical soft tissues on crestal bone stability. Does platform switching save the bone? Influence of implant placement depth on crestal bone stability. What is the importance of implant-abutment connection stability? Bone remineralization and corticalization processes in thick tissues. What is the role of bone in "Zero bone loss concepts"?

10.30-11.00 - Coffee break

11.00-13.00 - Four novel methods to increase vertical soft tissue thickness

a.) Subcrestal implant placement
b.) Flattening of the alveolar bone
c.) "Tent pole" technique
d.) Vertical soft tissue thickening

13.00-14.00 Lunch


14.00 - 15.30 - HANDS ON
1. Practice on pig jaws of vertical soft tissue augmentation with membranes
a.) Incision
b.) Blunt flap release to relief the tension
c.) Preparation of allogenic membrane
d.) Positioning of membrane
e.) Suturing of the membrane with matrix suture for stabilization

2. Subcrestal implant placement

3. Tent pole technique

4. Flattening of the bone

15.30- 16.00 - Coffee break

16.00 - 17.00 Questions – answers

Day 2 - Maintenance of crestal bone stability. Prosthetic day

How to control cement remnants after cementation. Supragingival margins and individual abutments. Relation between cement and peri-implant disease. Screw-retained restorations. Use of Ti-base for fabrication of restorations. Which cement is most suitable for cementation of Ti-bases?

10.30-11.00 - Coffee break

11.00-13.00 - Subgingival prosthetic materials.

Zirconia, titanium, ceramics - which is better. Use of ultra-polished zirconia for implant restorations. Composition of peri-implant soft tissues. Supragingival materials. Ceramics, e.max, monolithic Zr - where to use and why?

13.00-14.00 - Lunch

14.00 - 15.30 - HANDS ON
Prosthetic part will focus on implementing special impression method, designed by Dr. Tomas Linkevičius for deeply positioned implants, by using occlusal registration materials to stabilize the transfer.

Passive impression with specially open-tray transfers.

15.30- 16.00 - Coffee break

16.00 - 17.00 Questions - answers 

Ticket Types

  Ticket Type Price
1 One-day fee 264.00 inc. VAT
2 Two-days Fee 480.00 inc. VAT

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