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Dr Bobby Birdi (Canada)

Dual specialist in periodontics and prosthodontics

Dr Bobby Birdi

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Dr Birdi received his dental degree from the University of Saskatchewan and his post-graduate specialty training in both periodontics and prosthodontics from the University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow and Examiner for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and a Diplomate of both the American Board of Periodontology and the American Board of Prosthodontics. He is also an active member of the Canadian Academy of Periodontology and the British Columbia Society of Periodontists, as well as the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada and British Columbia Society of Prosthodontists.

Dr Birdi is a member of multiple dental implant organisations such as the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the Academy of Osseointegration and the International Team for Implantology. He is well-published in the areas of dental implants and surgery. Dr Birdi is a reviewer for the Journal of Oral Implantology, Clinical Advances in Periodontics, and the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, to which he has been appointed to the Editorial Review Board.

Dr Birdi is an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia and the University of Minnesota, where he is involved in multiple dental implant research projects and clinical trials. He also actively lectures both nationally and internationally in the fields of implant surgery and prosthetics, as well as aesthetic dentistry. Dr Birdi is presently the co-director of the Pacific Institute.

Today's perio-prosthetic synergy in implant dentistry

Friday 10 August

9:15 am – 10:15 am

Ground Floor, Plenary Hall 1 


Dentists

Surgical and prosthetic modalities are the foundation for implant therapy. However, these aspects of treatment have always had a disconnect between them both in communication and often in execution. This presentation will discuss and demonstrate how the natural synergy of surgical and prosthetic therapy can lead to much more accurate and efficient treatment. Topics such as digital workflow, blood biologics, guided implant surgery and grafting, immediate loading and perio-restorative design will be highlighted.

Today's prosthetic practice: Digital technology is the key!

Saturday 11 August

10:45 am – 11:30 am

Ground Floor, Plenary Hall 1


Dentists

This presentation will provide an update on utilising the latest technologies available to provide predictable and efficient prosthetic treatment through better treatment planning. There will be a focus on implant dentistry and surgical-prosthetic synergy. New innovations in screw-retained restorations, intraoral scanning, and the digital workflow will also be showcased. Topics such as 3D printing, in-office milling, digital workflow, intraoral scanning and digital smile design will be highlighted.

Panel Discussion

Saturday 11 August

4:15 pm – 5:00 pm 

Ground Floor, Plenary Hall 1


Dentists

Bobby Birdi and Stèphane Simon

Dental implant maintenance: the dos & don'ts

Saturday 11 August

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm

Level 2, Room 212


Joint Dental Hygienists and Dental & Oral Health Therapists

As dental clinicians today it is very difficult to choose from among the many options available for implant maintenance. Which dental implant maintenance techniques should one use and what evidence-based research should one believe? This presentation will shed light on this topic and provide both evidence-based and practical options for implant maintenance that are realistic for private practice.

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