Nagpur: Society of Dental Implantologists, had held the 1ST Annual Conference on “DENTAL IMPLANTOLOGY”, – “IMPLACON 2017’ on 6th,7th& 8th of January, 2017 at Hotel Radisson Blu, Wardha Road, Nagpur.
Speakers of National and International repute deliberated on clinical issues with scientific data. This conference aimed to bridge the gap of clinico– intuitive approach and bursting technological advancements Specialists.
There were 2 Pre-conference Workshops: Basic Implantology and Sinus Lift. Dr. Kiran Kelkar, Consultant, Gerson Leharman Group, New York was Mentor and Speaker for Sinus Lift Workshop. Dr. Tarik Patel, Prosthodontist & Impalntologist, Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi was the Mentor for Basic Implantology Workshop. Two batches of 20 each took part and received orientation in Implantology.
The Formal Inauguration of this 1st Ever Conference on Dental Implantology in Central India was held on 7th Jan 2017 . Dr Rajiv Borle, Registrar, DMIMS, Sawangi was the chief guest & Dr. Sunil Gupta, Diabetologist& Director Sunil’s Diabetes care n Research Centre, Nagpur& Dr. Vinay Hazarey, Dean, GDC, Nagpur, Dr. Usha Radke, Dean, VSPM Dental College, Nagpur, were the Guest of Honours.
In the scientific session Dr. Ramesh Choudhary from Bengaluru spoke on “Prosthodontically driven full mouth implant supported rehabilitation. Dr. Anand Krishnamurthy, Mumbai, spoke on “Cone Beam Computer Tomography (CBCT) – virtual reality in Implant Dentistry” Dr. A. Kumarswamy, Mumbai, delivered “Carl Mishch Memorial Oration” on “How to grow implant Practice” and gave tips on handling patients expectations and what can be delivered. He explained that failure and success of implants has lot to do with proper evaluation, planning of the treatment and execution and should be foretold to patients about the follow ups and precautions compliance.
Dr. Mahendranath Reddy from Hyderabad explained “All on 4 treatment concepts” The first day session ended with a panel discussion moderated by Dr. A. Kumarswamy with all above speakers and Dr. Komal Majumdar, Mumbai.
On Sunday 8th of Jan. 2017 ,5 lectures were arranged. Dr. Vipin Mahurkar, Mumbai spoke on ‘Hard tissue augmentation in implantology’ Dr. Komal Majumdar, Mumbai, spoke on “Failures and Complications in Implantology” Dr. Vijay Deshmukh, Pune, spoke on “ Sinus lift simplified” Dr. Amol Thorat, Pune, spoke on “Recent advances in implant dentistry” Dr. Mohit Kheur, Pune, discussed “ Extraction to Esthetics : Surgical and Prosthetic determinant of success in Esthetic Zone”.
Trade Exhibition was a centre of attraction & showcased the advancements in technology using computer guided evaluation and assessment, crafting of implants and customised outcomes. National and International companies had put up their stalls.
Founder & Organising Secretary of IMPLACON 2017 Dr. Mohit Zamad & Org. Chairman Dr Deepak Kamdar was backed by a team of efficient members who looked after various department of the conference and included.
Dr Rahul Atara, DrAnand Raj, Dr Harsh Arya, Dr Pravin Sundarkar, Dr. Pranav Ingole, Dr. Akshay Daga, Dr Aakanksha Zamad, Dr Lokesh Daswani, Dr Abhay Ghodkhande, Dr Nakul Rathi, Dr Vinay Kothari, Dr Akshay Mishra, Dr Swapnil Kalamkar, Dr Prachi Raj, Dr Poonam Raisoni, Dr Shweta Jain, Dr Reecha Sugandh, Dr Deepali Mandhanaa.
Over 250 delegates attended the conference.
The conference concluded with Vote of Thanks by Organizing Secretary Dr. Mohit Zamad.
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