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Dr. Mark Ma, Prosthodontist, in collaboration with Dr. Rajiv Rajpal, Specialist Oral Surgeon, and Mr. Ian Mercer, Dental Technician, will help you master the basics of implant dentistry. This full-day course will be a combination of lecture and hands-on, practicing on implant models and will give you the confidence to restore single-tooth implants when you return to your practice on Monday morning.

Learning outcomes

-Learn the fundamentals of implant treatment planning. -Understand what to expect when a patient returns from having implant surgery. -Learn the various techniques to record an impression of an implant- including practical hands-on. -Gain an overview of the various choices of implant abutments and implant crowns available and when to use them. -Learn how to fit an implant crown. -Learn the fundamentals of occlusion in relation to implant reconstruction. -Bring along your own cases for discussion.


Dr Mark Ma BDS, Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics)

Dr Mark Ma DClinDent (Pros) Mark graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago and worked in private practice before completing the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) at the University of Melbourne. His thesis involved a literature review and the development of a novel instrument-based assessment tool for sleep bruxism. Although Mark is passionate about all aspects of prosthodontics, his special interests are in removable prosthodontics, fixed-removable prosthodontics (conventional and implant based) and the management of orofacial pain. 

Mastering the basics of implant dentistry.

Dr Mark Ma BDS, Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics)
Saturday 15th Jun 2024
9:00am - 3:30pm
Venue: NZDA House
1/195 Main Highway
Region: Auckland
Brought to you by Auckland Dental Association
PO Box 28084
New Zealand