This presentation will highlight full-arch rehabilitation utilizing current concepts such as digital smile design, computer guided implant surgery, platelet rich fibrin, immediate loading, and final restorative designs. The use of digital workflow and the benefits of virtual treatment planning will be discussed. Various final restorative materials and designs will also be showcased.
Dr. Birdi received his dental degree from the University of Saskatchewan and his post-graduate specialty training in both periodontics and prosthodontics from the University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow and Examiner for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Diplomate of both the American Board of Periodontology and the American Board of Prosthodontics. Dr. Birdi is one of the very few board certified dual specialists in periodontics and prosthodontics in North America.
He is also a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the Academy of Osseointegration, and a member of the American Academy of Periodontology. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Oral Implantology, Clinical Advances in Periodontics, and the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants (JOMI).
Dr. Birdi presently is the co-director of the Pacific Institute for Advanced Dental Education located in Vancouver, Canada, which is a learning centre for his fellow dentists. He is also currently practicing at the BC Perio Dental Health & Implant Centres in Vancouver. His practice focuses on comprehensive periodontal and prosthetic treatment with a major focus on esthetics and implant dentistry.