Post-extraction implant placement: When immediate, when early and when late
When a dental implant is indicated to replace a tooth that needs to be extracted, the clinician has the opportunity to control the timing of extraction and subsequent implant placement. In this lecture, an update on current concepts of post-extraction healing will be given. Following this, the new classification for implant placement and loading time will be presented. The case selection criteria for immediate, early and late placement for optimum outcomes will be discussed.
Learning objectives: Following this lecture, you should be able to …
- Describe the current concepts of post-extraction healing leading to dimensional alterations of the alveolar ridge
- Classify implant placement and loading time
- List the case selection criteria for immediate, early and late placement
Release date: 2021-09-16 | Expiration date: 2024-09-16
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