Mar 30, 2020
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Implants don't last forever. U.C. San Francisco professor Dr. Don Curtis convened a panel of scholars to create an unprecedented implant risk assessment. He and his team solidified which variables do and do not lead to implant failure. Dr. Curtis is here today to present the implant risk assessment he and his team created and how we can have a more informed conversation with our patients.
Article: Implant Risk Assessment
Resource: Dental Implant Risk Assessment
About Dr. Curtis:
Dr. Don Curtis completed his undergraduate education and dental school at the University of Oregon, his prosthodontics residency at the University of Southern California (USC), and his maxillofacial prosthetics residency at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
He formerly taught restorative dentistry at UCLA and USC and has since been a professor at the University of California San Francisco since 1986. He has been involved in over 77 peer reviewed publications, contributed to a number of textbooks as well as writing some of his own, been involved in developing the Western Regional Examination Board and is an examiner for the American Board of Prosthodontics.
He has been apart of the following organizations: American College of Prosthodontists (ACP), Fellow California Section of ACP, Omicron Kappa Upsilon (National Dental Honor Society), International Association for Dental Research, American Association for Dental Research, San Francisco Section AADR, Fellow, Academy of Dental Materials, California Dental Association, American Dental Association, Berkeley Dental Society, American Dental Education Association (ADEA), International Association of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics, American Board of Prosthodontics, ITI (International Team for Implantology) Fellow, Academy of Prosthodontics, American Education Research Association