Global Symposium 2013

Solutions to Clinical Controversies
April 25-27, 2013 · Miami Beach, Florida
Fontainebleau Miami Beach Hotel


Global Symposium 2013

Pre-Symposium Sessions

Successful soft tissue grafting with AlloDerm: a hands-on workshop
Dr. Edward P. Allen
8:00am - 12:00pm · Splash 3 & 4
tuition: $495
CE credits: 4
Innovative technique for ridge augmentation using SonicWeld Rx Rigid Resorbable Barrier System - co-sponsored by KLS Martin
Dr. Gerhard Iglhaut
8:00am - 12:00pm · Splash 17
tuition: $395
CE credits: 4
Extraction site management for implant reconstruction: hands-on workshop
Dr. Michael Pikos
8:00am - 12:00pm · Splash 18
tuition: $495
CE credits: 4
3D imaging and CT-guided implant surgery - co-sponsored by Sirona
Dr. Jay Reznick
8:00am - 12:00pm · Splash 1 & 2
tuition: $49
CE credits: 4
TeethXpress: an optimal immediate load/function treatment solution for fully edentulous patients
Dr. Hamid Shafie
8:30am - 4:30pm · Splash 6 & 7
tuition: $395
CE credits: 7

Pre-Symposio Habla Hispana

Sesiones científicas dictadas por líderes de opinión de Latinoamérica y España sobre los más actuales aspectos de la Implantología Oral y Regeneración Tisular.
8:00am - 12:00pm · Sparkle East & West
Entrada Gratuita
Implantología contemporánea. Alternativas terapeúticas
Dr. Miguel Troiano, Argentina
8:30am - 9:00am
Distracción ósea alveolar e implantes
Dr. Arturo Bilbao, España
9:00am - 9:30am
El pilar multi-unit... solo beneficios
Dr. Orlando Alvarez, Chile
9:30am - 10:00am
10:00am - 10:30am
Biomimetica y función en prostodoncia sobre implantes
Dr. Julian Jaramillo, Colombia
10:30am - 11:00am
Implantes inmediatos y su provisionalización en el sector anterior. Concepto terapeútico de la doble zona
Dr. Guido Sarnachiaro, USA
11:00am - 11:30am
Panel de Discusión
11:30am - 12:00pm

Thursday PM Session

General Session
Comprehensive management of the extraction socket: decision-making and clinical techniques for ideal hard and soft tissue preservation
1:30pm - 5:15pm · Sparkle East & West
The clinical decision-making process and techniques for managing simple and complex maxillary extraction sites to maximize esthetic outcomes will be presented. This session will include discussion of immediate vs. delayed implant placement as well as site development for complex situations including buccal wall defects.

Welcome to the 2013 BioHorizons Global Symposium
Steve Boggan, President and CEO, BioHorizons
1:30pm - 1:40pm

Immediate placement and restoration for optimal hard and soft tissue outcomes
Dr. Craig Misch
1:40pm - 2:30pm

Immediate placement in extraction sites: critical factors affecting success in the esthetic zone
Dr. Bach Le
2:30pm - 3:20pm

3:20pm - 3:50pm

The delayed approach for maxillary anterior extraction sites
Dr. Michael Pikos
3:50pm - 4:40pm

Discussion panel
Dr. Dan Spagnoli, session moderator
4:40pm - 5:15pm

Welcome Reception
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Exhibit Area

Friday AM Session

General Session
Laser-Lok research update
8:00am - 12:00pm · Sparkle East & West
Laser-Lok is the only dual-affinity surface on the market having been shown to predictably attach both bone and connective tissue. The latest research will be presented along with the implications for implant placement and restorative techniques.

Soft tissue response to implant surface technologies: comparison and consequences
Dr. Jack Ricci
8:00am - 8:30am

Current approaches for prevention and management of peri-implantitis
Dr. Hom-Lay Wang
8:30am - 9:20am

Randomized clinical trial results of laser ablated abutments vs. traditional abutments
Dr. Nicolaas Geurs
9:20am - 10:10am

10:10am - 10:40am

Effect of abutment surface finish, inter-implant spacing and platform-switching on hard and soft tissue preservation
Dr. Myron Nevins
10:40am - 11:30am

Discussion panel
Dr. Lyndon Cooper, session moderator
11:30am - 12:00pm

Friday PM Sessions

Concurrent Session 1
Techniques and technology for ideal implant esthetics: the next frontier
1:00pm - 5:00pm · Sparkle East
Achieving superior anterior esthetics with implants remains the ultimate challenge for both techniques and technology. The evolution of both surgical and prosthetic technologies, combined with cutting edge treatment methods, creates an entirely new standard of care for patients.

Treatment planning 2013 & beyond: the role of science and modern technologies
Dr. Maurice Salama and Dr. David Garber
1:00pm - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Coordinated care and occlusal development for the complex periodontal/prosthetic/implant reconstruction
Dr. Kenneth A. Malament
3:30pm - 4:30pm

Discussion panel
Dr. Frank Tuminelli, session moderator
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Concurrent Session 2
Clinical strategies and implant technologies for long term tissue health
1:00pm - 5:00pm · Sparkle West
Peri-implantitis is a growing concern in implant dentistry. This session will review surgical and restorative strategies to reduce the likelihood of peri-implantitis. Each presenter will address results from their short and long-term clinical outcomes with a dual-affinity implant. Prospective studies related to tissue biotype and tissue health will also be discussed.

Avoiding peri-implantitis through proper diagnosis, technology and implant design
Dr. John Russo
1:00pm - 1:45pm

Pre-clinical and clinical experience with laser-etched microchannels on implants and abutments: the importance of a biological seal for reducing the risk of peri-implantitis
Dr. Gerhard Iglhaut
1:45pm - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Development and maintenance of stable crestal bone level around implants
Dr. Tomas Linkevicius
3:00pm - 3:45pm

10 year analysis of the clinical application of Laser-Lok microchannel technology with surgical/restorative outcomes
Dr. Cary Shapoff
3:45pm - 4:30pm

Discussion panel
Dr. Rodrigo Neiva, session moderator
4:30pm - 5:00pm

Saturday AM Sessions

Concurrent Session 1
Complications in tissue regeneration and implant dentistry
8:00am - 12:00pm · Sparkle East
This session will address surgical complications and the challenges of soft and hard tissue management with dental implants.

Management of regenerative treatment complications of the alveolar ridge
Dr. Abdelsalam Elaskary
8:00am - 8:30am

3D imaging to avoid implant complications
Dr. Justin Moody
8:30am - 9:00am

Treating soft tissue complications in the esthetic zone
Dr. Marius Steigmann
9:00am - 9:45am

9:45am - 10:15am

Maximizing esthetics with minimally invasive surgery
Dr. Edward P. Allen
10:15am - 11:00am

Esthetic implant failure: management & limitations
Dr. Alain Romanos
11:00am - 11:30am

Discussion panel
Dr. Arthur Novaes, session moderator
11:30am - 12:00pm
Concurrent Session 2
Stabilizing Tissue by Combining Surface Technology & Abutment Design
8:00am - 12:00pm · Sparkle West
Speakers will share their approach to achieving ideal implant esthetics including treatment planning, clinical techniques and rationale for choice of materials.

Changing Paradigms in the Esthetic Zone
Dr. David Troncoso
(Note: This session will be translated from Spanish to English; headsets provided)
8:00am - 8:50am

Treatment Planning with P.O.P - Planning, Osseointegration, Prosthetics
Dr. Pedro Gazzotti
(Note: This session will be translated from Spanish to English; headsets provided)
8:50am - 9:40am

9:40am - 10:10am

An Architectural Plan for Creating Ideal Implant Esthetics: A Vision for Success
Dr. Sonia Leziy & Dr. Brahm Miller
10:10am - 11:30am

Discussion panel
Dr. Dr. Ken Malament, session moderator
11:30am - 12:00pm

Saturday PM Sessions

Concurrent Session 1
Implant Design Criteria to Maintain Crestal Bone & Supracrestal Tissue
1:00pm - 3:30pm · Sparkle East
The etiology of bone and soft tissue loss, including biomechanical factors of implant design and biologic factors, will be presented. Comparison of platform-matched and platform-switched implants will be discussed.

Current Trends in Dental Implant Design and the Impact on Esthetics: A Scientific & Clinical Evaluation
Dr. Sonia Leziy
1:00pm - 2:15pm

Controversies in Implant Design & Number
Dr. Carl Misch
2:15pm - 3:30pm
Concurrent Session 2
Current Trends in Immediate Loading for Fully Edentulous Patients
1:00pm - 3:30pm · Sparkle West
The concept of immediate loading has become increasingly popular due to patient demand and high clinical predictability, leading to improved case acceptance and patient satisfaction. This session will address when immediate load is indicated and the advantages and disadvantages of various protocols for full arch reconstruction.

Review of Implant Placement & Loading for Fully Edentulous Patients: Selection Criteria for Immediate vs. Traditional Loading
Dr. Hamid Shafie
1:00pm - 2:15pm

Maintenance of Compromised Dentition vs. Immediate Placement/Immediate Load
Dr. Lewis Cummings
2:15pm - 3:30pm

Course Evaluations

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Symposium Session · Day 1 · Thursday, April 25
General Session (pm)
Comprehensive management of the extraction socket

Special Events

Global Symposium 2013

Welcome Reception

Thursday, April 25
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Exhibit Area

Join BioHorizons and presenters for a Welcome Reception to usher in a superb weekend of learning.

The Sunset Gala

Saturday, April 27
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Level Four · Glimmer Ballroom

The Gala is a great opportunity to celebrate and mingle with colleagues and friends. The refreshments and entertainment are always top notch and the Fontainebleau Miami Beach provides a vibrant resort setting that is unsurpassed.


Global Symposium 2013
Thank you to all of the Corporate Sponsors.
Click on the logos below to visit their web site.

KLS Martin
Piezosurgery Osteogenics
Tischler Dental Laboratory
Osseous Technologies
Dental Technologies Inc. Russo Seminars
Global Dental Shop
Dental XP
Pikos Implant Institute
Center Advanced Dental Education
American Institute of Implant Dentistry
Misch International Implant Institute

Future Symposiums

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Asia Pacific Symposium 2013

Asia Pacific Symposium 2013
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September 6-8, 2013
Shangri-la Hotel

International Symposium 2014

International Symposium 2014
Dubai, UAE
May 8-9, 2014
Madinat Jumeirah Resort

Global Symposium 2015

BioHorizons Global Symposium 2015
Los Angeles, CA
April 16-18, 2015
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE

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