Dr. Ali Fakhry


This lecture offers an overview of treatment considerations related to implant therapy in the anterior esthetic zone, with specific emphasis on the indications and advantages of immediate implant placement.

Topics covered during this presentation include extraction socket dynamics, atraumatic tooth extraction and alveolar ridge preservation strategies as well as immediate implant placement and provisionalization techniques for optimal aesthetics outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the factors critical to the successful diagnosis and treatment planning of implant restorations in the anterior esthetic zone;
  2. Understand the sequence of biological events that take place subsequent to tooth extraction, and how these events can affect future implant therapy and management;
  3. Understand the indications and advantages of immediate implant placement and provisitonalization;
  4. Understand the procedural and anatomical imperatives in a restoration-driven approach to implant therapy.

Bio: Dr. Ali Fakhry received his dental degree from the University of Montreal in 1992. He then completed a dual training in Periodontics and Prosthodontics at the University of Pennsylvania and a Master’s Degree in Oral Biology in 1999. Dr. Fakhry maintains a full-time private practice limited to Periodontics and Prosthodontics in Montreal.

Dr. Fakhry is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the American Board of Oral Implantology, and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. He is the author of several peer-reviewed scientific articles and is a regular speaker at national and international venues with programs focusing on the multidisciplinary approaches to implant dentistry.