Scientific Sessions

Prosthodontics & Implantology

Prosthodontics is a discipline of dentistry that deals with the replacement of lost teeth and the soft and hard tissues around them with prosthetics (crowns, bridges, dentures) that can be fixed or detachable, or supported and maintained by implants.

Implantology is the discipline of dentistry concerned with the long-term placement of prosthetic teeth in the jaw. When it is determined that a natural tooth must be removed, dental implants are placed utilising the following basic procedure.