Dr. John Richard and Dr. Brad Purcell discussed advanced dental implant strategy at the Synergy Training Program (STP). Biomet 3i, maker of dental implants, sponsors the program, which runs five times per year. The STP educates our surgeons and restorative dentist colleagues on advanced dental implant planning and treatment. Dr. Brad Purcell, prosthodontist from Columbus, Ohio, was the guest speaker for the event. Programs 2 and 3 were held on Jan 11 & 12, 2013 at the Geneva Inn, Lake Geneva, WI. Doctors Conlon, Bruksch, Ozment, Richard, Hughes and VanOven, 16 colleagues, five staff members, moderator and 3i representative Matt Ozment were in attendance.[image_frame style=”framed_shadow” alt=”Synergy Training Program” title=”Doctors and staff meet for the Biomet 3i Synergy Training on dental implants.”][/image_frame]
Participants discussed treatment plans for advanced dental implant therapy. One of the main topics was Immediate Load Dental Implants. This method can also be known as Full Arch Dental Implants, All-on-Four, DIEM, and Teeth-in-a-Day.