Timing of implant therapy and fixed prosthodontics: Dr Ridhwaan (WEB93)

The concept of growth and development has always been a matter of debate and discussion, specifically with Dental implant therapy and the ideal age. There are various opinions based on general growth but midfacial growth and maturation have shown to remain long into adulthood. Thus the question beckons on the ideal age and consequently if implant therapy was initiated too early, how severe are the consequences. This lecture will aim to explore these issues and based on evidence aim to provide direction on clinical decision making


Presenter: Dr Ridhwaan Haffajee

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Formally from Durban, Dr Ridhwaan Haffajee graduated from the University of the Western Cape in 2011 and went on to complete his community service via the South African Military Health Services in Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal. In lead up to Prosthodontics, he moved back to Cape Town to commence with Part 1 exams and Postgraduate Diploma in Implantology also via UWC.
Dr Haffajee commenced his Registrar training in Prosthodontics in 2015 concluding his training in 2019. Currently, he is completing his thesis and has opened private practice closed off to advanced restorative dentistry in Century City.

Dr Haffajee is actively involved with International Team for Implantology, the South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, and the Islamic Medical Association amongst various other programmes.

Interested delegates include
All dental professionals

Dr Rdhwaan Haffajee, and Mark Saner

60 minute lecture time including 10-20 minute Q&A Session