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The current trend in dentistry for full coverage restorations and implant restorations is zirconia. However, is it time to evaluate the risks of this type of restoration for implants? Are we seeing more failures with these types of restoration? What are the causes of these failures?

Learning outcomes

1.To understand what are the key factors that create long term success with restorations of implants. 2.Intercepting complications of restorations of implants. 3.To understand and apply the Treatment strategies.


Dr Richard Longbottom

Richard Longbottom, graduated from the University of Otago and went into general practice in Christchurch then Auckland. In 1998, Richard was accepted into the prestigious University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA, for the three year Masters program in Implantology and Periodontology. Richard recommenced private practice in Remuera in 2001. Richard has also consulted as a visiting specialist periodontist at Dr Rosenberg’s Practice in Malvern, Melbourne between 2008 and 2013. Richard lectures internationally to dentists, dental hygienists and dental therapists. Richard is currently practicing in Remuera and Takapuna, Auckland where he leads a team of periodontists and hygienists.

ITI Study Club

Dr Richard Longbottom
Thursday 23rd May 2024
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Noble Dental
31 Peach Parade
Region: Auckland
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31 Peach Parade