With more than 160 abstracts and e-posters submitted for the Academy of Osseointegration’s (AO) 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, attendees were provided a first-hand look at the wealth of original and groundbreaking research.
Six researchers have been recognized by a committee of their peers in a variety of best presentation awards for clinical and scientific research. The winners are:
Best Oral Clinical Presentation
Pietro Felice, MD, DDS
4mm Supershort Implants Compared with Longer Implants Placed in Reconstructed Posterior Atrophic Jaws: 3 Year Results from an RCT
Best Oral Scientific Presentation
Gülce Çakmak, DDS, PhD
Accuracy of Different Complete-arch Digital Scanning Techniques, Using a Combined Healing Abutment-scan Body System
First Place E-poster Award
Ping Wang, DMD
P119 – Effect of Connective Tissue Graft on Buccal Bone Dimension and Esthetics Following Immediate Implant Placement
Second Place E-poster Award
Alexandra Stuart-Smith, MSc
P106 – Angulated Screw Channel Solution With Increased Preload
Best Case Presentation
Buddhapoom Wangsrimongkol, DDS
P122 – New Implant Abutment Design for Vertical Orthodontic Movement: A Case Report
Best Clinical Innovations
Rafael Siqueira, DDS, MS, PhD
Comprehensive Peri-implant Tissue Evaluation With Ultrasonography and Cone-Beam Computed Tomography
All lectures were assessed on the following criteria: originality or innovativeness; significance on implant dentistry; appropriate method of analysis; relevance of conclusions; and overall quality of presentation.
Attendees of the 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting can view the full research presentations via the meeting platform. Additionally, the entire collection of 2021 E-posters is immediately available for viewing on the Academy's website.
Watch in June for the opening of the 2022 Call for Abstracts to be held in conjunction with the Academy's 37th Annual Meeting, February 24 – 26, 2022 in San Diego, CA.
About Academy of Osseointegration
With approximately 4,000 members in more than 70 countries, AO is recognized as the premier international association for scientists and professionals interested in osseointegration and implant dentistry. AO serves as a nexus where specialists, generalists and scientists can come together to evaluate emerging research, technology, and techniques; share best practices; and define optimal patient care using timely science and evidence-based methods. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @AcademyOsseo; @AcademyofOsseointegration on Linkedin; and subscribe to us on YouTube.