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Why implants fail

This webinar, presented by Fadi Barrak, will focus on some of the main reasons behind implant failures.

Throughout the webinar, Fadi will increase awareness of key concepts of implant health and disease, while developing understanding of known reasons behind early and late implant failures. He will also discuss theories on peri-implantitis and potential advances in its prevention.

Learning outcomes

  • To be aware of the key concepts of implant health and disease
  • Understand the known reasons for early and late implant failure
  • Understand the basis for the competing theories on peri-implantitis
  • Discuss potential advances in the prevention of peri-implantitis.

Speaker: Fadi Barrak

Dr Fadi Barrak is registered as a specialist in oral surgery and he is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI). He is a senior lecturer and the course lead for the masters degree in clinical implant dentistry at the University of Central Lancashire where he is responsible for the development and delivery of the curriculum.

He graduated in dentistry from Bristol University, followed by medicine from Imperial College, London. Being dually qualified, he is also a fellow of RCS England and an affiliate of the RCS Edinburgh, having attained the diploma in implant dentistry. Fadi has also completed training in applied occlusal principles by the international partnership for the study of occlusion which focused on full mouth rehabilitation.

Dr Barrak has a combined experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery in both hospital and primary care settings since 1994 having held positions of honorary consultant at both West Middlesex and Ealing hospitals. He is also a mentor for the Association of Dental Implantology and the International Team for Implantology.

He has been placing implants since 1998, constituting over 90% of his clinical work. Having always been interested in clinical education, he has had the privilege of mentoring numerous colleagues over the years who range from beginners to experienced surgeons. Dr Barrak has committed part of his time to primary research at UCLan and Imperial College London where he is finalising his PhD in relation to the role of biomaterials in peri implantitis.

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