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Implant Planning - Clinical Assessment course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

This session describes the clinical assessments that are necessary in implant planning.

Learning objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • describe the key clinical considerations when planning implant therapy
  • list the factors which may contraindicate implant therapy

Remember that a patient should never be assessed purely from the perspective of implant therapy. When considering the need or otherwise to replace missing teeth, all options should be kept in mind.

Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have knowledge of:

  • routine dental examination and assessment procedures
  • the anatomy of dental tissues
Instructors / Speakers
Karl Bishop,
Consultant, Morriston Hospital, Swansea

Karl qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1981. Following a number of junior positions, Karl entered general dental practice. During this time, he also worked as a part-time lecturer at Cardiff Dental School, in the Department of Conservative Dentistry.

After completing his FDS, he commenced his specialist training initially at King’s College Dental Hospital, London and then at Sheffield Dental Hospital. In 1997 he was appointed Consultant at Morriston Hospital, Swansea.

Karl has a special interest in the rehabilitation of patients with congenital abnormalities such as cleft lip and palate and hypodontia. He lectures widely and has over 60 publications in refereed journals.

Karl also represents the profession nationally through his roles with the FDSRCS (Eng) and BDA. He is President for the British Society for Restorative Dentistry (2011) and the BDA Hospitals Group (2011).

Implant Planning - Clinical Assessment course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
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