Tooth retention through RCT or tooth replacement using implants or FPD's

Posted on 20 August 2017
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52 mins CPD/CE

Aims and objectives:

  • Gain an overview of factors that are helpful in treatment planning on whether to extract or save teeth
  • A comparison of dental implants vs endodontics
  • Success and survival rates of fixed partial dentures
  • Factors that lead to failure of fixed partial dentures
  • Considered treatment costs and ethical considerations
  • The benefits of maintaining teeth in terms of cost-effectiveness
  • The benefits of implants compared to fixed partial dentures
  • The role of periodontal biotype on success
  • Predictable papillae preservation and data
  • How to achieve papillae infill, and where to consider infill may not happen, especially in immediate implants
  • Multiple adjacent implants and the difficulty of regenerating papillae
  • Should teeth be treated periodontally or extracted and replaced with implants

View all videos in the series: British Society for Restorative Dentistry (BSRD) Spring meeting 2017

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