Pikos Symposium 2019
How Do We Maintain and Support Patients Who Have Been Treated For Prosthetic Replacement of Total Edentulism
This presentation will discuss the short and long-term maintenance of appliances for the treatment of total edentulism. Logistics and timing of revisions for prosthetics will be covered in this presentation. Dental laboratory support is critical to lessening the patient’s disability based on the design of the original prosthesis and any repairs that may be needed. Protocols for the long-term care of total edentulous prosthesis will be discussed as well as guidelines from various professional organizations that will be highlighted in this presentation.
• Demonstrate how the initial surgery and prosthesis for the patient impact the long term success of the patient’s solution for prosthetic treatment
• Logistics and responsibility of maintenance protocols will be considered
• Case presentations will be presented of patients with various treatments and the long -term successes or failures
Dr. George V. Duello Biography
Dr. George V. Duello has been in private practice in St. Louis since 1983 after first serving as Chief of Periodontics, MacDill AFB, Tampa, Florida. Dr. Duello was born in St. Louis and grew up in the St. Louis area. Dr. Duello holds four advanced education degrees from the University of Missouri in Kansas City, Missouri. He has a Master’s Degree in Oral Biology and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
He is a member of the American Dental Association, Missouri Dental Association, and Greater St. Louis Dental Society. Dr. Duello is a member of the Missouri Society of Periodontists, Midwest Society of Periodontology, the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, International Congress of Oral Implantologists and is a Fellow of The American College of Dentists. He is Past-President of the Greater St. Louis Dental Society and the Missouri Society of Periodontists.