Wed, 3 September
2:00 PM EST (New York)

Live Webinar: Treatment of Peri-implantitis with Er,Cr:YSGG laser

Speaker(s): Dr. Rana Al-Falaki MRD

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Treatment of Peri-implantitis with Er,Cr:YSGG laser

Dr. Rana Al-Falaki MRD

Implant-related disease consisting of both peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis is of growing concern with some studies reported a prevalence as high as 48%.

These disease processes can lead to loss of implants, and well as contribute to general oral inflammation and an effect on systemic health. To date there is no consensus with regards to treatment protocol and long term success in the management of peri-implantitis.

The use of Lasers have been reported in the literature to be of some benefit – certainly in the short-term as a precursor to surgery. This webinar will discuss the aetiology, diagnosis and management of peri-implantitis. It will also offer an overview of the literature with regards to the use on lasers in this field, and showcase some interesting and successful cases in the use of Er,Cr:YSGG laser in both the non-surgical (minimally invasive) and surgical treatment of peri-implant diseases.

Tribune Group GmbH is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Tribune Group designates this activity for 1 continuing education credits.
This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between Tribune Group GmbH and Dental Tribune International GmbH.

Release date: 03/09/2014
Expiration date: 03/09/2017


Dr. Rana Al-Falaki MRD

Rana Al-Falaki has been a UK registered specialist in periodontics since 2003. She has been an undergraduate and post-graduate clinical lecturer and consultant. Now mainly in specialist practice, where she is conducting research on laser applications and the use of the Er,Cr:YSGG laser in Periodontology and Implantology. She lectures internationally and has published several papers and articles on the subject, and is a pioneer in this field and founder of the Global Periodontal Laser User Society. She is also an honorary lecturer at Guys Dental School, University of London, a Fellow of the International Academy of Dento-Facial Esthetics, and a visiting professor to the Medical University of Taipei. She is on the peer review panel for several laser journals, and an editorial board member of the Journal of Lasers in Dental Science. Her clinic has won the Global Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards for Best Periodontal Practice in the UK for the past 4 years running, as well as awards the Most Innovative Periodontal Therapy, and an award for Global Excellence in her field.

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