Pikos Symposium 2023

Preventing & Managing Full Arch Disasters 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 aim of this lecture is to describe preventive methods and managing treatment protocols to avoid full arch implant disasters.

Learning Objectives:

  • Be aware of concepts and techniques which should be used in order to prevent failures.
  • Become familiar with minimally  invasive techniques for removing failed implants
  • Become familiar with methods for their immediate replacement in the same or adjacent sites for immediate function .

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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