speakers Dr. Alessandro Pozzi

Pikos Symposium 2017

Digital Assisted Soft Tissue Driven Full Arch Restoration

This presentation will focus on computer guided implant surgery by introducing a novel digital pathway based on facially driven virtual diagnostic waxing, prosthetically driven surgical plan, digitally printed surgical template, and prefabricated implant-supported screwretained interim restorations that can be realized in a predictable manner. The challenging interplay with the surrounding gingival framework, often overlooked in the extensive rehabilitation supported by tilted implants, will be emphasized through a step by step clinical protocol to deliver a natural scalloped gingival architecture without any pink prosthetic emergence and interface.


Learning Objectives:
• Understand the benefits and disadvantages of using digitally guided surgery and prosthetic techniques
• Manage the soft tissue interface full arch restoration in order to enhance the long term clinical outcome
• Gain knowledge of the use of graft free implant solutions based on tilting implants

Dr. Alessandro Pozzi
Alessandro Pozzi, DDS, PhD has been in private practice in Rome, Italy since 1997. He was formally trained in the inter-related areas of Oral surgery, Prosthodontics and Laboratory technology. Researcher and scientist, widely published, he has been carrying on clinical researches on the cutting edges technologies, in order to simplify the surgical and prosthetic procedures, performing the patient rehabilitation with maximum accuracy, minimal invasiveness and natural aesthetics. As a researcher, he has been selected to receive the 2013 Judson C. Hickey Scientific Writing Award in the Clinical Report Category. Former Researcher and Professor of Oral Rehabilitation at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy. Former Interim Chair of Oral Surgery-Implantology at the Marche Polytechnic University, Ancona, Italy. Joint appointment as visiting professor in the section of oral and maxillofacial surgery and in the section of restorative dentistry the UCLA University. Application as Adjunct Associate Professor at the Goldstein Center for Esthetic and Implant Dentistry of Augusta University, Dental College of Georgia, USA. Active member of the Academy of Osseointegration, of the European Association of Osseointegration, of the Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and of the Digital Dentistry Society. He has been teaching both specialisation courses and masters programs and lecturing at national and international congresses. He performs both surgical and prosthetic treatments in his center for Oral Rehabilitation based in Rome Italy.
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