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Surgical Mini-Lectures and Clinics

Friday, September 16, 2011
3:30PM - 5:30PM

Location

(C) 203A-B

S333

Endoscopic Approach to Implant Surgery

Oded Nahlieli, DMD
Professor and Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Barzilai Medical Center
Ashkelon, Israel

Synopsis

During the last decade there has been a growing demand for minimal invasive treatment for implant surgery. Newly developed dental implant endoscope is introduced. The lecture describes the device technicalities and how to use miniature visualization endoscopic technique for further improvement of implantation procedure. The new technique accurately identified all micro anatomical and pathological structures and simplified dental implantation procedures. The endoscope could be considered for use not only for intraoperative observation and assessment of implant sites but for active assistance during the implantation procedure. Various minimal invasive procedures like closed sinus lift procedures nerve repositioning and implant preparation site surgery can be performed with the new endoscope.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Describe the latest technology and techniques for diagnosis and treatment during implant surgery.
  2. Employ modern micro endoscopic technology.
  3. Utilize endoscopic technology in their practice.

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