Chris Butterworth wins Schottlander BSSPD prize

Dr Chris Butterworth of Liverpool Dental Hospital is this year’s joint winner of the Schottlander Prize for his paper entitled ‘Primary versus secondary zygomatic implant placement in head and neck cancer patients – a 10-year prospective study’.

In his paper, Chris showed the use of zygomatic implants to provide remote anchorage in the management of oro-facial malignancy with the implants being placed at the time of primary tumour resection is a predictable prosthetic treatment resulting in high implant survival and usability.

In presenting the prize Dr Brian Schottlander complemented him on combining the provision of high-quality clinical care to vulnerable patients with a meticulous follow-up on the success of the treatment.

Photographed, left to right: Dr Brian Schottlander, Dr Chris Butterworth and Dr Phil Smith (BSSPD president).

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