Graft-less solutions to treat the edentulous patient have become mainstream in the dental world.
The advantages of this procedure being speed, reduction in surgical procedures and the ability to provide the patient with fixed permanent teeth the very same day. There are many misconceptions related to this procedure which may result in a compromised end result. The purpose of this course is to critically review the All on 4(TM protocol), and present solutions to the misconceptions that exist.
- Rationale for alveolectomy.
- Occlusal considerations in full arch implant rehabilitations
- Biomechanics of prosthesis design
- Importance of the immediate load provisional restoration.
- How digital planning can assist in delivery of care
Bio: Dr. Saj Jivraj Completed his dental degree at the University of Manchester in England and his Advanced Prosthodontic training at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He is the Former Chairman Section of Fixed Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at University of Southern California School of Dentistry.
Dr Jivraj has published numerous articles on Esthetic and Implant Dentistry in Peer Reviewed journals, and has presented on aspects of Implant Dentistry and Advanced Prosthodontic procedures both nationally and internationally. He is co-author of the textbook “Treatment Planning in Implant Dentistry”, published by the British Dental Association and is chief editor for the book “Graftless solutions for Edentulous patients”, published by Springer.
He is on the Editorial board of the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He currently holds a Faculty Position as an Associate Clinical Professor at the USC School of Dentistry, and Clinical teacher at the Eastmann Dental institute in London. He maintains a private practice limited to Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry in Oxnard, CA.