Peri-Implantitis Masterclass

Peri-Implantitis Masterclass
Diagnosis, Challenges & Management.  This hands-on course is designed for Dentists.

Course Overview

This full day hands-on masterclass will focus on the critical issues related to managing patients with peri-implant mucositis and peri-implantitis and provides training on various surgical modalities of peri-implantitis for optimal treatment outcomes.
This workshop will present the different non-surgical and surgical treatment alternatives and critically evaluate their efficacy. This will include the use of regenerative techniques in combination with different types of bone grafts. Furthermore, risk assessment tools for the development of an appropriate and customised maintenance/recall programme of patients receiving dental implants will also be discussed along with the use of digital scanners. 


Learning Objectives

  • Key preventative measures regarding the supra structure to maximise longevity of dental implants and minimise risks for peri-implant disease
  • “Hopeless” vs “Questionable” implants - decision-making criteria
  • In which clinical situations is a regenerative approach the preferred treatment option for peri-implantitis including the use of bone graft?
  • Which clinical situation would benefit from the use of a membrane?
  • In which clinical situations is a respective approach the preferred treatment option for peri-implantitis?
  • What benefits and potential risks may be associated with an implantoplasty procedure?
  • How do we maintain peri-implant health after treatment for long term success?
  • How does the use of digital scanners assist implant workflows?
All preventive measures should be undertaken to prevent peri-implant complications. Individualised treatment planning, surgical treatment as well as a regular maintenance program are crucial for dental implant success.


Prof. Axel Spahr

Prof. Spahr is Director of Oral Rehabilitation and Head of the Discipline Periodontics as well as Deputy Head of School at The University of Sydney Dental School.
Prof. Spahr is the former Head of Periodontics at the University of Ulm in Germany and has worked at various international universities and research facilities. He has additional training in microbiology, molecular biology, extensive experience in basic science research, animal research and clinical research. His research interest includes periodontal regeneration, bone regeneration, periodontitis and systemic diseases, antimicrobial therapy as well as dental implants and peri-implant diseases. He has led large externally funded research projects and is collaborating with leading international research groups and companies in the field of periodontology, implantology and bone regeneration. He is author of numerous publications in international peer-reviewed dental and medical journals, book chapters and has presented his work at professional conferences worldwide. Prof. Spahr is a board registered periodontal specialist, he works part time in an established specialist periodontal and implant practice in Sydney and is the past President of the Periodontal Research Group of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR). He is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), the International College of Dentists (ICD), and the Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA).


Event Pricing

ADA Member Dentist - $750 
Non-member Dentist - $1300


CPD Points

7.5 Scientific hours

Supported By

ADAQ is pleased to announce that this event is proudly supported by EMS, Geistlich, Tri Implants and 3Shape. 


By registering for this course, you agree to the events terms and conditions outlined on the ADAQ website. 

2/17/2024 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
ADAQ CPD and Training Centre 26 - 28 Hamilton Place Bowen Hills, QLD 4006 AUSTRALIA

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