Synopsis: One of the most severe complications that affect the long-term prognosis of an implant is peri-implantitis. This lecture will cover many aspects of this condition including diagnosis, etiology, anatomy of the disease, prevalence, management and prevention. By the end of the presentation, the audience will have a clear understanding of this disease and be prepared to inform their patients with relevant and up to date information.
- Understand the causes of peri-implantitis
- Understand how to monitor and diagnose peri-implantitis
- Understand treatment options for peri-implantitis
Bio: Dr. Dimitrios Karastathis is a board-certified periodontist, practicing full time periodontics and implant therapy in Vancouver, British Columbia. In addition, he is a surgical instructor in the Graduate Periodontics program at the University of British Columbia, and lectures for numerous study clubs throughout Vancouver.