Tabitha Acret | Dental Hygienist
Implant maintenance protocol.
Peri-implant pathology identification, treatment and maintenance protocols.
Using the EMS AIRFLOW® system on the preventive patient.
As our population increases in age along with social and oral health expectations, the amount of single tooth, full arch and complex full mouth rehabilitations using implants increases. As clinicians, we need to be able to educate on options available to our patients and advise on the post care requirements of single implants through to the full arch reconstructed cases.
Success of an implant requires many factors to be favourable: Host response, surgical planning and skill, prosthetic design and post placement care both at home and professional maintenance.
This seminar will go over implant options and maintenance protocols for single implants, implant bridges, full arch fixed appliances and zygomatic implants.
Implant designs and why it’s important for the Hygienists and OHT to understand the different types of implants available, platform choices and why different implants are utilised. This lecture will also describe the various prosthesis available and how the design impact cleansibility.
Protocol for maintenance of single tooth, multiple tooth and full arch implants.
This lecture will provide the participant with various protocols for home and professional maintenance of single tooth, multiple tooth and full arch implant patients. The protocols relating to preventive measures both the patients and the clinician must undertake to keep the implant healthy will be discussed and presented.
Peri-implant pathology and treatment.
This lecture will discuss the differential diagnosis of identifying peri-implant pathology and the application of appropriate treatment plans for the treatment of peri-implant disease. The criteria of when and who to refer to will be presented.
Tabitha Acret will present at this all day event on implant maintenance and the protocol following placement and prosthetic reconstruction.
Tabitha runs the preventive care department in an implant dental practice in Darwin and is passionate about preventing peri -implant disease. She is also very experienced in educating hygienists and OHTs on implant systems , maintenance and the diagnosis of peri implant and periodontal disease.
She has visited the renown Malo clinic to study and has completed their implant maintenance residency in addition to obtaining an American based implant maintenance practitioner certification
Tabitha has delivered numerous presentations across Australia, New Zealand, and Indonesia on;
- patient motivation,
- non-surgical periodontal therapy,
- maintaining the orthodontic patient,
- implant maintenance and therapy,
- periodontal classifications and treatment planning and employability following graduation.
Lee Kaing | Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Implant – The Surgeon’s perspective
This lecture is an introduction into the surgical consideration for implant surgery – patient and local factors.
Will will also discuss Implant workflow and issues such as consideration of bone versus no bone, management options and the impact of management options.
Dr Kaing is a dual-qualified Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon with degrees in Dentistry and Medicine from The University of Melbourne. She completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery while embarking on her specialist training. She completed training in Perth and has had a wide variety of surgical experience, working additionally in a number of hospitals interstates across Australia and the United Kingdom.
- Identify implant structures and components
- Identify health of an implant
- Understand the new classification of peri-implant disease
- Know protocols for prevention of peri implant disease for single, tooth and multiple teeth implant structures
- Know protocols for treatment of peri implant disease for single tooth and multiple teeth implant structures
- Know protocols for maintenance and treatment of zygomatic implants
This seminar will support the participant to attend the limited attendance EMS AIRFLOW® Hands On Course the following day – Saturday 23 November. It is however not a pre-requisite.
Event registration from 8.00am – Fully catered event
Programme begins 8.30am
Programme concludes 4.30pm
CPD 6 Hours
A Certificate of Attendance will be issued at the completion of each seminar. In most cases this will be emailed
A tally of all CPD hours gained through EdgePD will be kept on file. This is assist you in managing your CPD hours and reporting to AHPRA.
Bookings are closed for this event.