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CDA – SK 2019 Convention: Peri-Implantitis the Disease of the Future

As the CDA – CDSS joint Annual Convention draws nearer, presenters like today’s guest, Dr. Liran Levin, are fine-tuning their talks. Dr. Levin is a Professor of Periodontology at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry of University of Alberta and the President-elect of the International Association for Dental Traumatology, and today he is here to talk about his participation in the 2019 CDA Annual convention.

This year, Dr. Levin is presenting two separate convention sessions:

  1. Comparing teeth and implants and how to decide when to save a tooth and when a tooth must be replaced with an implant.
  2. Dental implant complications specifically, peri-implant disease, long-term consequences, and maintaining implants over the long-term.

About Dr. Liran Levin

Dr. Liran Levin is the Head of the Periodontology Division at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada. He is also a visiting professor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Prof. Liran Levin was the Head of Research at the School of Dentistry, Rambam Health Care Campus, and Faculty of Medicine – Technion IIT Haifa, Israel. He received his DMD degree with distinction at Tel Aviv University and completed his Post Graduate Periodontology Program at the Department of Periodontology, Rambam Health Care Campus. He also received his Periodontology Specialist Certificate from the European Federation of Periodontology.

During this Oasis discussion, Dr. Levin provides insight into his upcoming sessions including:

  • An overview of what to expect during each of the two convention talks.
  • Causes and risk factors of peri-implant disease as well as diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
  • Ensuring implants last over the long-term and preventing future disease.
  • Key session takeaways for convention attendees.

Session Details

  1. Tooth or implant: What do you prefer? Friday, Sept. 13 from 10:30 to 12:00pm in Regal Room A
  2. Peri-Implantitis: The disease of the future. Friday Sept 13 1:30 to 3:00pm in Regal Room A

Recommended resources

A new classification scheme for periodontal and peri‐implant diseases and conditions – Introduction and key changes from the 1999 classification.

Learn more about the CDA Annual Convention or register to attend.


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CDA Oasis Team


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