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today EAO Paris Sep. 30 & Oct. 1, 2016

science & practice 25th EAO Annual Scientific Meeting 10 n Implant dentistry is constantly advancing. New research results, the rapid development of digital technologies and increasing experi- ence in clinical practice change the way implantologists work. This may lead to a rethinking of already estab- lished treatment approaches. In the “Things we stopped in our practice due to failures” session, the 2016 congress of the European Associa- tion for Osseointegration (EAO) will address this topic, evaluating the possibilities and risks of certain treatment protocols. today interna- tional had the opportunity to talk to one of the session speakers, Dr Mar- gareta Hultin, about her topic of immediate CAD/CAM restoration and recent developments in implant dentistry. Hultin is a senior lecturer at the Department of Dental Medi- cine at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden, and has more than 15 years of experience in research and education in implan- tology. today international: Dr Hultin, how has implant dentistry developed in recent years, and what new insights have changed the way implantolo- gists work? Dr Margareta Hultin: Implant dentistry has developed in several areas in recent years, such as graft- ing and augmentation procedures, as well as treatments for optimising and predicting the aesthetic result after rehabilitation. On the one hand, improvements in implant treatment can be attributed to a bet- ter understanding of how both the hard- and soft-tissue anatomy—for example, the role of thickness, width and positioning of keratinised tis- sue—influence the long-term out- come and aesthetic result. On the other hand, 3-D radiographic imag- 10 | 11 | 12 | nov | 2016 | exponor | porto | portugal ANDREW SPIELMAN | USA ORAL MEDICINE / ORAL SURGERY DOMINGO MARTÍN | SP ORTHODONTICS EVA BERROETA | SP FIXED PROSTHODONTICS GERMÁN ESPARZA GÓMEZ | SP ORAL MEDICINE/ ORAL SURGERY MITSUHIRO TSUKIBOSHI | JP DENTAL TRAUMATOLOGY NELSON PINTO | BR BONE REGENERATION NICOLA WEST | UK DENTISTRY PAULO KANO | BR FIXED PROSTHESIS WALTER DEVOTO | IT AESTHETIC DENTISTRY CONFIRMED SPEAKERS AD Possibilities and risks of digital techniques in implant dentistry An interview with EAO speaker Dr Margareta Hultin, Sweden © Ikonoklast Fotografie/ 5 Dr Margareta Hultin will be presenting a paper titled “Immediate CAD/CAM restoration of the edentulous jaw using computer assistance” on Saturday, 1 October, from 9:00 to 10:30, in the Grand Amphithéâtre at the Palais des Congrès de Paris. “Digital technology can support dentists in several steps of restorative treatment.”