Guided Immediate Implant Placement Using a Socket Shield Technique


AGD Member:  $49* 

Student Member: $37.50*

Speaker: Steven Holbrook, DMD, DABOI, FAAID

Non-Member:  $70

Credit Hours:  1.5

Subject Code: 690 – Implants

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There have been many reports of successful immediate placement in the literature. One common problem that has been identified in immediate implant placement is a gingival recession in the esthetic zone. This webinar will demonstrate a technique to minimize this potential for the recession by using a model guided flapless implant placement. A socket shield technique is also used to reduce the potential for the recession by using retained root structure to help maintain the bone and soft tissue. The implant used in this case was composed of nanostructured CP titanium, which has been shown to integrate faster than implants composed of conventional CP titanium and has a strength greater than implants composed of titanium alloy. As such, a nanostructured CP titanium implant is especially appropriate for immediate placement and provisionalization.

Learning Objectives

  • understand the advantages of nanostructured titanium implants over conventional titanium implants
  • understand the factors that may affect hard and soft tissue stability following immediate implant placement; and
  • understand the use of the socket shield technique to enhance the stability of hard and soft tissues following immediate implant placement

Dr. Steven Holbrook has lectured nationally and internationally on the subject of implant dentistry.  He is a general dentist who is Board certified in implant dentistry.  He maintains a private practice in Albuquerque, NM, with an emphasis on comprehensive dental care.  He is a graduate of the Washington University School of Dental Medicine in St. Louis, MO.  He is also a graduate of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s Maxicourse at the Medical College of Georgia and has completed the continuum of study at the Pankey Institute.

Dr. Holbrook is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology (ABOI), a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), and is currently serving as Chair of the AGD’s Self Instruction Committee.

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Time and Period of Availability for Internet Based Courses

Until review/expiration

Original Release Date

January 15, 2019

Expiration Date

January 14, 2022