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Diagnosis and Management of Peri-implant PathologyDate(s)
John Olsen, DDS, MAGD
Subject: 690 Implants
Tuesday, June 29: 7:30–9 p.m. CDT
Fee: $125 (nonmembers); $75 (members); $37.50 (students)
After successful surgical placement of a dental implant, it is of the utmost importance to recognize, manage and possibly treat a failing implant afflicted by peri-implantitis.
- After a proper recare generation regimen, learn how to recognize signs of peri-implantitis.
- Learn about the intricacies of implant maintenance and care.
- Learn easy techniques for the treatment of early to advanced peri-implantitis.
John Olsen, DDS, MAGD, has been a solo practitioner in general and advanced surgical dentistry in Franklin, Wisconsin, since 1992. He received his DDS from the Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1992. From 1995 to 2006, he was adjunct faculty at Milwaukee Area Technical College. He served as president of the Wisconsin AGD and was an AGD regional director and trustee. Olsen has lectured about oral cancer, pharmacology and implant dentistry since dental school. He is a recognized graduate from the Misch Implant Institute and is now on the faculty, teaching more than 120 students per year.