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Dr. Piotr Majewski presents ‘Bone Block Grafts versus GBR Procedure: Clinical and Biological Indications for Different Regenerative Procedures’ during the 30th Annual NYU/ICOI Implant Symposium, held Nov. 9. (Photo: Fred Michmershuizen/DTA)

NYU and ICOI hold 30th annual implant symposium

By Fred Michmershuizen / DTA
November 11, 2019

NEW YORK, N.Y., USA: New York University College of Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists held the 30th Annual NYU/ICOI Implant Symposium on Nov. 9. The theme was “Implant Complications and Solutions for Long-Term Success.”

The speakers covered a wide range of topics. The symposium was presented by NYU’s Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, the Linhart Continuing Dental Education Program and ICOI. The morning moderator was Dr. Maryse Manasse, a faculty member from NYU’s implant department. The afternoon moderator was Dr. Ady Palti, co-chairman of ICOI.

After a welcome and introduction by Manasse and Palti, the morning sessions got underway. Dr. Stephen Chu presented “A Paradigm Shift in Macro Implant Design to Enhance Esthetic Outcomes with Postextraction Socket Implants.” Dr. Hom-Lay Wang presented “EP-DDS Treatment for Predictability Regenerating Peri-Implantitis Defects.” Dr. Joseph Choukroun presented “Biologic Conditions of Bone Growth and Maintenance: Managing the ‘Oxidative Stress,’” and Dr. Piotr Majewski presented “Bone Block Grafts versus GBR Procedure: Clinical and Biological Indications for Different Regenerative Procedures.”



The afternoon sessions were led off by Dr. Craig Misch, who presented “Avoiding and Managing Complications with Bone Augmentation.” Dr. Scott Maclean presented “How to Improve your Patients Quality of Life by Minimizing and Dealing with Dental Implant Complications,” and Dr. Philippe Russe presented “Mandibular Nerve Transposition: Is it Still an Option?”

During breaks, attendees could socialize with one another over coffee and visit the tables of several exhibiting companies. The event concluded with an awards ceremony.

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