JCU Events Simply Implant Prosthodontics Short Course

JCU Events

Fri, 1 Mar 2019

Simply Implant Prosthodontics Short Course


When: 1 March 19, 2pm -- 5:30pm

Where: At James Cook University
Room D3.063, Building D3 - The Cairns Institute, Cairns Campus

This is a short course designed as an introduction to implant prosthodontics and restoration with an overview of some of the new techniques and their benefits in CAD-CAM materials and fabrication. Following a short discussion around good diagnosis and treatment planning there an explanation of the features and benefits of different prosthetic components. This includes a hands-on session. The afternoon is completed with a review of simple solutions for difficult problems; angulated implants, shallow and deep implants, thin biotypes, loose abutment screws etc. together with a Q&A session.

Register here

Limited spaces available 
Fee $100 incl GST
Course counts for 3 CPD hours

About Professor Neil Meredith

BDS., MSc., Ph.D(U.Got.), Ph.D(U.Lond.), LDS RCS,FDS RCS,FICD
Professor of Dental Science
James Cook University

Neil has been placing and restoring dental implants for over thirty years. After completing an MSc in Fixed Prosthodontics at the Eastman in London in 1987 he was awarded a PhD at Imperial College in 1992. He then invented RFA, the diagnostic technique that became Osstell; the world standard for the measurement of implants stability. He undertook research with P-I Bränemark and Tomas Albrektsson in Gothenburg, Sweden. He was awarded a second PhD for his work. He returned to the UK as Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials at Leeds University. In 1998 Neil invented a Dental Implant System and raised Venture Capital funding to secure its development. As CEO he carried the system and company through the next ten years where it showed exceptional growth and success. He then moved to Australia to return to Academia as Professor of Prosthodontics at UQ and latterly at James Cook University. He has lectured and published widely and internationally but his real passion is clinical patient treatment and teaching.

More information: https://events.jcu.edu.au/DentshCourses
Contact details:

Phone (07) 4232 1914