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Professor Alessandro Quaranta joins Associate Professor Faustino Mercado (Director) of Western Sydney and Greater Blue Mountains ITI Study Club in presenting; "Clinical periodontal regeneration; fact and fiction"

Professor Alessandro (Alex) Quaranta

DDS (Hons), Ph.D., Spec. Dent. (Italy)

FPFA, FICD, MRACDS (Perio). Specialist in Periodontics

Professor of Dentistry (ASN MIUR Italy). Senior Clinical Specialist at the Sydney Dental Hospital/University of Sydney

 

Professor Alessandro Quaranta is the Chief Clinical Consultant and Scientific Education Coordinator at the Smile Specialist Suite, Newcastle NSW and Senior Clinical Specialist at the Sydney Dental Hospital/University of Sydney. In 2019, he has been awarded the National Scientific Qualification (ASN) from the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) which is the highest academic qualification in Italy and qualifies for a Full Professorship. From 2018 to 2020, he has been the Professor of Periodontics at the School of Dentistry and Oral Health of the Griffith University, Queensland where he also served as the Director of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry.

Previously, he has been the Lead of the Discipline of Periodontics Implantology at the University of Western Australia (UWA), one of Group of Eight Australia’s leading research-intensive universities, where he was the Founding Leader of the UWA Research Program in Oral Implantology and Periodontics. From 2016 to 2018 he also coordinated the Specialist Clinical Service in Periodontics and Implantology of the Oral Health Centre of Western Australia, the only public state specialist service in Periodontics of the whole WA State. He has also worked as Senior Lecturer at the prestigious University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. Over the years, Prof. Quaranta has actively conducted research in the broad fields of peri-implant tissues, post-extraction implants, bone to implant interface, alveolar ridge preservation, implant surfaces, immediate loading, non-surgical periodontal therapy and systematic reviews in Implant Dentistry and Periodontology.

Professor Alessandro Quaranta joins Associate Professor Faustino Mercado (Director) of Western Sydney and Greater Blue Mountains ITI Study Club in presenting;

"Clinical periodontal regeneration; fact and fiction"

Reconstructive (regenerative) periodontal therapy is a combination of flap design, surgical procedures and use of biomaterials that result in effective and predictable outcomes for the treatment of isolated and multiple intrabony defects. Several studies have shown improved clinical results in terms of attachment gain, reduction of probing depth, bleeding on probing and radiographic appearance of defect filling.

There is however still a variability  of the outcomes among different studies which may be explained, by several factors related to the patient related factors, defect related factors and operator related factors such as surgical procedure (flap design; approach ; suture technique and postoperative management). This presentation will overview in a critical way the current evidence and limitations about reconstructive periodontal therapy with special focus on the regeneration of intrabony defects around single root teeth.


Western Sydney and Greater Blue Mountains Study Club is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Professor Alessandro Quaranta presents "Clinical periodontal regeneration; fact or fiction"

Time: Jul 13, 2021 19:00 Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney


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Date & time Jul 13, 2021 19:00 – 21:00
Event format Online event
Timezone Australia/Sydney
Country Australia
State/region New South Wales
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