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Program Schedule

View the program planned for this 1 1/2 day program, September 30 – October 1, 2023.

Saturday, September 30

Time Topic
8:30 Welcome and Introduction
Rodolfo Gianserra
8:50 Research and Innovation
“Basic and Translational Science at Penn”
Dana Graves, DDS, DMSc and Kang Ko, DMD, DScD
9:50 Research and Innovation
“Clinical and Translational Science at Penn”

Joseph Fiorellini, DMD, DMSc
10:20 The Gingival Biotype
“Can We Influence the Periodontal Phenotype Through Tissue Augmentation”
Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS
10:50 Coffee Break
11:20 Saving Natural Teeth
“Setting Up the Case – The Role of Smile Design”
Howard Fraiman, DMD
11:50 Copper Band Impressions
“The Integration of Digital Technology Into Periodontal Prosthesis”
Michael Bergler, MDT
12:20 Orthodontics-Periodontics
“The Impact of Digital Technology and Aligners Changed on the Orthodontic Treatment of the Periodontally-Compromised Patient”
Mandy Pen Shui, DMD
12:50 Q&A
Moderator: Raffaele Cavalcanti
13:30 Lunch Break
15:00 Form and Function of the Masticatory System I
“Anterior Esthetics in Patients Restored with Implant- Supported Prostheses”
Harold Baumgarten, DMD
15:50 Form and Function of the Masticatory System II
“Novel Implant Designs in Harmony with Classical Concepts”
Dumitru Gogarnoiu, DMD

16:40 Q&A
Moderator: Andrea Pilloni
17:30 Conclusion
18:00 Wine Tasting
20:00 Dinner

Sunday, October 1

Time Topic
8:30 Interdisciplinary Approach to Treatment of Periodontally-Compromised Patients
“Interdisciplinary Approach to Treatment of Periodontally-Compromised Patients in the Age of Implant Dentistry”
Henry Salama, DMD and Maurice Salama, DMD
9:30 Diabetes Exacerbates Periodontitis
“The Interrelationships Between Periodontal and Systemic Diseases”
Jon Korostoff, DMD, PhD
10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Treatment of the “Combined Endo-Perio Lesion
“Impact of Dental Implants on Planning Treatment of Patients with “Combined Endo-Perio Lesions”
Sandrine Barakat, DMD and Chafic Safi, DMD, MS
11:20 Rehabilitation of Periodontally Compromised Patients
Periimplantitis: The New Challenge and It’s Association with Implant Surfaces and Prosthetic Connections
Arturo Llobell, DDS, MS
12:00 Feather Edge Preparation
“Is the Feather Edge Preparation Still a Valid Concept Today?”
Oscar Gonzalez-Martin, DDS, PhD, MSc
12:40 Q&A
Moderator: Luca Landi
13:00 Light Lunch and Arrivederci


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