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This masterclass is tailored for dentists aiming to elevate their proficiency in dental implant placement, ensuring consistently superior results. Through modern guided implant surgery techniques and digital workflows, dentists can achieve optimal functional and aesthetic outcomes for patients, while also streamlining treatment processes, enhancing predictability, and mitigating legal risks.

Learning outcomes

Participants in this masterclass will grasp the benefits of guided surgery and digital workflows, gaining the competence to implement these innovative techniques with assurance in their practice. Key topics covered, supplemented with clinical case studies, include: Data acquisition Implant planning Surgical guide design 3D printing Pre-surgical preparation Armamentarium for guided surgery Guided surgery and bone grafting Surgical navigation Intraoral scanning of scanbodies during surgery Immediate loading (immediate tooth replacement) Custom healing abutments Guided second-stage surgery Delivery of CAD/CAM definitive restorations Maintenance and supportive therapy Equip yourself with the expertise to excel in guided implant surgery and deliver superior patient care.

Speaker

Dr Nick Fahey

Nick graduated from Otago Dental School New Zealand in 1994 and spent 3 years in private practice before travelling to the UK. Nick’s first 15 years in practice in the UK were spent in London’s West End. During that time, he completed an MClinDent in Prosthodontics at The Eastman Dental School. He then completed further qualifications - MFDS RCS, MRD RCS, and FRACDS which allowed him to become a GDC Registered Specialist in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics. Nick established Woodborough House Dental Practice with his wife in 2005. Nick oversees a team of 14 clinicians of Specialists, GDPs and dental therapists and hygienists, who share his passion for delivering comprehensive, multidisciplinary dentistry. Together, the Woodborough team have won multiple dental awards in the UK. Nick is most recognized for his pioneering work in digital dentistry, using cutting-edge technologies such as CBCT, intra-oral scanning and virtual implant planning software to revolutionize computer-guided surgery techniques. He has delved into "real-time" guided surgical navigation and is now utilising recent innovations such as 3D facial scanning and Modjaw jaw analysis to provide facially driven dental rehabilitation. Nick is a fellow of the ITI, where he serves as a study club director and mentor, fostering professional development within the dental community. Nick is passionate about education and lectures internationally, sharing insights on computer-guided surgery and virtual implant planning. Nick recently completed his book ‘Guided Surgery – Making Implant Placement Simpler', a seminal work that underscores his lifelong dedication to advancing dental techniques and methodologies. Nick is the co-founder of the Fitz Fahey Academy, which boasts an international faculty of clinicians, dedicated to empowering dental professionals through mentorship and interdisciplinary teaching. Nick’s career is marked by innovation, education, and unwavering dedication to patient care. His vision is “to change lives through smiles” and he continues to be passionate about shaping the future of dentistry on a global scale.

NZDA Conference 2024 - Pre Conference Courses

Unlock the Art of Guided Implant Surgery – Simplifying Implant Placement


Speaker:

Dr Nick Fahey

Thursday 22nd Aug 2024
8:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre
188 Oxford Terrace
Christchurch Central City
Region: Canterbury
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Brought to you by New Zealand Dental Assoc.
NZDA House
1/195 Main Highway
Ellerslie, Auckland
1051
New Zealand

New Zealand Dental Assoc.
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