speakers Dr. Costa Nicolopoulos

Pikos Symposium 2019

Management of Failed Full Arch Implant Cases

With Dr. Petros Yuvanoglu
Reported dental implant success rates are high resulting in an ever-increasing number of patients being treated with implants. Nevertheless, implant failures due to peri-implantitis & bone loss do occur. The most predictable management of these cases appears to be implant removal & replacement. The aim of this lecture is to describe an atraumatic method & accelerated treatment modality in dealing with these compromised dental implant cases of complete full arch immediate load reconstruction.
Learning Objectives:
• Become familiar with the concept of immediate replacement of failed implants in the same or adjacent site
• Become familiar with the protocol of immediate loading replaced implants
• Identify cases where immediate replacement is not possible, and a delayed protocol is indicated


Dr. Costa Nicolopoulos Biography

Dr. Costa Nicolopoulos is a co-founder of the Sameday Dental Implants Clinic in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Dr. Costa Nicolopoulos qualified as a dentist in 1984 receiving his dental degree “cum laude” from Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa. He received numerous awards including the Gold Medal of the Dental Association of South Africa for the most outstanding graduate. In 1990, he completed his 4-year full-time postgraduate Maxillo-Facial & Oral Surgery training at Wits University and was awarded FFD (SA) MFOS from the College of Medicine of South Africa.

Since 1991, Dr. Nicolopoulos is a full-time specialist Oral and MaxilloFacial Surgery private practice concentrating on the immediate loading of dental implants. To date, he has placed over 30,000 dental implants. He has also presented as a key lecturer at numerous international implant congresses.

In 2011, with Dr. Petros Yuvanoglu, he established the SameDay Dental Implants Clinic in Dubai where he is also the co-director of the Branemark Osseointegration Center-Dubai.


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