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BOA & LSMU CONSENSUS CONFERENCE: First in the Baltics!

Baltic Ossoeintegration Academy (BOA) together with the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) and Universities from Europe and USA is organizing Consensus Conference devoted to the topic of Peri-implantitis.
Number of these experts will be involved in this consensus process. Therefore, the Conference will take a place in Kaunas, Lithuania, at "Park Inn Kaunas" hotel Conference Center, on 9 - 10 September, 2016.
The mission for the faculty of Consensus Conference is to revisit the available scientific literature and update the existing knowledge regarding:
1. Etiology and risk factors
- Key importance factors for the development of peri-implantitis: Plaque accumulation at implants, a history of periodontal disease, peri-implant soft tissue condition, smoking, excess cement, overloading, prosthetic treatment mistakes and lack of supportive therapy.
2. Diagnostics and decision tree
- Areas of interest: Clinical diagnostics principles and methods, peri-implant crevicular fluid (PICF) biomarkers, microbial profiles from implants, genetic methods. Decision tree.
3. Treatment
- Areas of interest: Non-surgical, surgical non regenerative and surgical regenerative treatment.
Three working groups will be formed by invitation only. Chairmans and working groups members will identify a number of clinically relevant questions suitable for consensus discussion. Literature review will be performed and each group will discuss and reach agreement on the questions previously chosen. The recommendations from each group will be then presented to the full panel of experts and discussed, and a general consensus will be reached. A consensus statement on research evidence and best practice in that field and a list of clinical recommendations including list of recommendations for future research - will be developed and published in Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Research (http://www.ejomr.org/). Oral presentations will be delivered during special sessions of BOA and LSMU Congress.

Futher information coming soon.

"Park Inn Kaunas" address:
K. Donelaicio str. 27, LT-44240, Kaunas, Lithuania
www: http://www.parkinn.com/hotel-kaunas


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