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Hard and soft tissue augmentation around dental implants is crucial for achieving optimal functional and aesthetic outcomes. This lecture delves into the various strategies in bone and soft tissue grafting in implant practice.

Learning outcomes

Advanced learning in dental implants


Dr Andrew Liaw, Periodontist BDS (Hons), DCD (Perio)

Dr Andrew Liaw completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery at James Cook University in Cairns in 2016 and has worked all over Australia in both public and private practice. He was awarded Honours for his research in antibiotics in non-surgical periodontal therapy and later enrolled into a three-year specialist degree in Periodontology at the University of Queensland. During his training, Dr Liaw was a recipient of the Australian Periodontology Research Foundation and Australian Dental Research Foundation Grants and awarded the GJ Seymour ASP medallion for his publications on salivary epigenetic factors in periodontal diseases. He is actively involved in teaching and lecturing at the James Cook University Dental School. Dr Liaw is a strong advocate for providing the highest levels of patient service and practises all aspects of non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapy, with special interests in mucogingival surgery, implant therapy, guided bone regeneration and sinus augmentation.

Dr Michael Danesh-Meyer BDS,MDS, MRACDS (Perio)

Dr Michael Danesh-Meyer is a registered specialist in periodontics and dental implants and returned to New Zealand in 2000 following two years in the USA where he was Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontology and Associate Scientist in the Laboratory for Applied Periodontal and Cranio-facial Regeneration at Temple University, School of Dentistry in Philadelphia. While in the USA, he was involved teaching implant dentistry and periodontics at postgraduate level. Dr Danesh-Meyer graduated with his BDS (with credit) and MDS (with distinction) from University of Otago, School of Dentistry in Dunedin. He worked as a specialist in dental implants and periodontics in Dunedin and Christchurch prior to his departure to the USA. Dr Danesh-Meyer has been involved in pre-clinical and clinical research involving guided tissue regeneration/guided bone regeneration and dental implants since 1991, he has authored numerous scientific articles, and lectures both nationally and internationally on topics related to implant dentistry and tissue regeneration therapy.

Strategies for enhancing implant outcomes with hard and soft tissue augmentation

Dr Andrew Liaw, Periodontist BDS (Hons), DCD (Perio)
Dr Michael Danesh-Meyer BDS,MDS, MRACDS (Perio)
Thursday 13th Jun 2024
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Venue: Institute of Dental Implants and Periodontists
Level 4
142 Broadway,
Region: Auckland
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