February 2024
Revealing the truth about dental implants: deciphering the implant design for optimal results
Speaker(s): Robert Stanley
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Revealing the truth about dental implants: deciphering the implant design for optimal results

Delve into the world of dental implants like never before with this webinar on Wednesday 21 February.

Crafted meticulously by Robert Stanley, the renowned smile engineer, this one-hour live primer course will debunk long-held myths in dentistry and illuminate the critical role that implant design plays. Join Robert in exploring the eight fundamental parameters that every dentist ought to be familiar with, whether you're choosing an implant for your practice or evaluating your current offerings. Don't miss the opportunity to empower yourself with the knowledge that can revolutionise tooth replacement solutions, ensuring exemplary, enduring results for your patients. Register today and witness a paradigm shift in your perception of dental implants!

Learning outcomes

  • Debunk common misconceptions: identify and dispel the widespread misunderstanding that implant design is inconsequential, recognising the crucial role it plays in successful dental implant procedures
  • Understand key parameters: grasp the significance of the eight essential parameters in dental implant design, and relate these to the choices they make in their dental practice
  • Apply knowledge to practice: evaluate their current dental implant offerings and make informed decisions that can enhance patient outcomes, leading to durable and optimal tooth replacement solutions.

Speaker: Robert Stanley

Robert Stanley’s professional career began as a mechanical and aerospace engineer. After receiving his BS, MS and PhD from North Carolina State University in engineering with a concentration in control theory, he enjoyed almost a decade with a telecommunications company in Research Triangle Park. To pursue his passion of dentistry, he returned to school and earned his dental degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. As a dentist and an engineer, Robert has the unique ability to master and share his understanding of biomechanics as it applies to the daily implementation of dental implants. He has extensive experience in implant surgery, as well as advanced bone and soft tissue grafting. His implementation of 3D CBCT technology with guided dental implant surgery and guided sinus lift surgery makes planning and placing dental implants predictable and successful. Robert is a diplomate with the American Board of Oral Implantology (ABOI), a fellow with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID), a diplomate with the International College of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), and a fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). He is also certified in oral, IV and conscious sedation and is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the American Dental Association (ADA), the Raleigh-Wake Dental Society, the North Carolina Dental Society, the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS) and the International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics. Due to his uncommon depth of knowledge, Robert is frequently called upon to consult with dental industry manufacturers, suppliers, and laboratories on product and process creation and improvement. He is a lifelong learner and enjoys sharing his passion for engineering and dentistry as the co-founder and continuing education (CE) instructor at The Stanley Institute. Additionally, he is an adjunct professor in the department of prosthodontics at his dental alma mater, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. When he is not in the clinic or the classroom, Robert is an avid athlete and enjoys crossfit training, weightlifting, swimming, biking and running. He and his wife have successfully completed an Ironman Triathlon. When time allows, he is an accomplished carpenter and uses his carpentry skills to build fine furniture. He and his wife and business partner are parents of four children.
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This Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity fully complies with the CPD requirements of the General Dental Council. FMC certifies this activity for one hour of enhanced CPD in the subject of Revealing the truth about dental implants: deciphering the implant design for optimal results.

This CPD meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcome C.

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