Where can I find an experienced dental implantologist?
Dental implantology has not been and is not one of the fields that young dentists study in dental school/at university. Special implantological training is usually acquired by already practicing dentists. This training can vary greatly in scope, ranging from weekend seminars to theoretical and practical coursework that can take many months to complete. Don’t worry about asking your dentist about his or her experience in oral implantology.
A number of
scientific and professional associations in dental implantology strive
to achieve comprehensive and quality-oriented continuing education,
issuing certificates to dentists who can demonstrate extensive
experience in placing dental implants and in-depth scientific and
One of these certificates is issued by the Consensus Conference on Dental Implantology, of which the BDIZ EDI European Association of Dental Implantologists is a leading member with special responsibilities. The members of BDIZ EDI have committed themselves to excellence in the field of dental implantology.
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Allow ample time for the first consultation any good implantologist will do the same.
Before going to your consultation appointment, try to learn as much as you can so you know what will be discussed there and so you are able to tell the implantologist what else you would like to know. The information offered here should already cover a lot of ground in this respect.
So you have made your decision in favour of dental implants?
European Association of Dental Implantologists
Telefon (02203) 80 09 339
Fax: (02203) 91 68 822