All dental practitioners like to be able to have confidence in the outcome of the treatment they provide to patients. Evaluating risk for future complications is an important part of treatment planning.
The Implant Disease Risk Assessment (IDRA) tool allows clinicians to assess a patient’s individual risk profile for peri-implant disease. It can be used in daily practice as a checklist to identify increased risk for peri-implantitis and facilitate communication with patients as to how their risk can be reduced.
This lecture will cover:
The workshop will be highly interactive, with both didactic and experiential activities, and opportunity for questions and discussion. Participants will receive written handouts to support the workshop.
About the presenter:
Professor Heitz-Mayfield received a Masters degree in Periodontology (1996) and Odont Dr (PhD) (1998) from Lund University, Sweden. Lisa was Head of the Oral Microbiology Research Laboratory, from 1999-2003 at the University of Berne, Switzerland. Prof. Heitz-Mayfield was Chair of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) Research Committee, and member of the ITI Board of Directors from 2013 – 2021. She is a Board member of the Osteology Foundation. Her current positions include Adjunct Professor at the International Research Collaborative, The University of Western Australia, Western Australia, Professor at The University of Sydney, and Guest Professor at the University of Berne. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Oral Implants Research. Scientific publications in the fields of periodontal regeneration and management of peri-implant diseases. As a specialist in periodontology Prof Heitz-Mayfield maintains a private practice limited to periodontology and implant surgery with an emphasis on regeneration, prevention and comprehensive treatment planning.