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Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Reserved for EPA & SSPD Committee and Board meetings.

Congress registration: the registration desk will be open 17:00-19:00 at the congress venue Radisson Blu Marina Palace hotel

Thursday, 22 August 2013

General session in the main auditorium
“Challenges in restorative treatment of the elderly patients”
Chairs: Timo Närhi and Jeffrey Wilson

8:00- Congress registration
9:15-9:30 Opening ceremony
9:30-10:30 Oxford lecture: “How to manage patients with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in the dental office?”
Professor Ronald L. Ettinger, University of Iowa, USA
10:30-11:00 Coffee & exhibition
Chair: Cees de Baat
11:00-11:45 The importance of mastication for cognitive functioning
Professor Frauke Muller, University of Geneva, Switzerland
11:45-12:30 Prosthetic management of elderly patients
Professor Bernd Wöstmann, Giessen, Germany
12:30-13:30  Lunch & exhibition

Parallel sessions
Session I
Clinical studies

Chairs: Khee Hian Poa and Jürgen Setz

13:30-14:00 EPA Specialist recognition
Professor Jürgen Setz, Halle, Germany
14:00-14:15  Diagnostic template technique in full mouth rehabilitation of severe tooth
wear, Madhan Mohan Natarajan, UK
14:15-14:30 Full mouth reconstruction on a patient with extensive loss of tooth structure due to combination of factors. Causes and treatment modality: case report, Polykarpos Papanagiotou, Greece
14:30-14:45 Minimally invasive prosthodontic treatment of patient suff ering from type I osteogenesis imperfecta, Jenni Hjerppe, Finland
14:45-15:00 Evaluation of Zirconia based reconstructions supported by implants followed for 2 up to 6 years: A case series,
Andreas Worni, Switzerland
15:00-15:30 Coffee & exhibition
15:30-15:45 Prosthetic Management of Assymetric Alveolar Bone Resorption That Mimick Combination Syndrome: A case report, Piskin Bülent, Turkey
15:45-16:00 Restoration of localized anterior tooth wears with a minimally invasive method. A Case Report. Marta Radnai, Hungary
16:00-16:15 Placement of a prosthetic appliance without any corrections using
FBI technique, Chikahiro Ohkubo, Japan

Session II
Scientific session/Implantology

Chairs: Anders Ekfeldt and Joannis Katsoulis

13:30-14:00 Mechanical failures of implant restorations
Assistant Professor Stefan Hicklin, Bern, Swizerland
14:00-14:15 Treatment with Implant-Supported Fixed Dental Prostheses in Patients with Congenital and Acquired Neurological Disabilities: A Prospective Study,
Anders Ekfeldt, Norway
14:15-14:30 Clinical Evaluation of CAD-CAM Metal Ceramic Posterior Crowns Fabricated from Intraoral Digital Impressions, Hazem Tamim, Norway
14:30-14:45 Five-year outcome of implant-supported restorations in edentulous and partially dentate patients, Hadi Gholami, Switzerland
14:45-15:00 Functional evaluation of short implant retained removable partial denture before and after implant anchorage: stage one, Elisabetta Bellia, Italy
15:00-15:30 Coffee & exhibition
15:30-15:45 CAD/CAM zirconium dioxide bars for mandibular implant-overdentures. A clinical pilot study, Joannis Katsoulis, Switzerland
15:45-16:00 3D navigation systems involved the implanto-prosthetic rehabilitation, Norina Consuela Forna, Romania
16:00-16:15 The effect of marginal bone level changes on the longitudinal stability of dental implants, Danilo R. Dias, Brazil
16:15-16:30 The relationship between occlusal form, food properties and forces needed to penetrate foods using an implant stabilised mandibular overdenture,
Omar Eid, Syria


Friday, 23 August 2013

General session in main auditorium
“Tissue response and prosthetic concerns in implant treatments”
Chairs: Flemming Isidor and Warner Kalk

9:00-9:45 Prosthetic considerations in the implant treatment of periodontally compromised patients
Professor Bjarni E. Pjetursson, Reykjavik, Icelend
9:45-10:30  Implant treatment of patients with tooth agenesis
Professor Klaus Gotfredsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
10:30-11:00 Coffee & exhibition
11:00-11:45 Effect of loading on peri-implant bone response.
Professor Joke Duyck, Leuven, Belgium
11:45-12:30 Hard and soft tissue outcome of implants provisionalised in conjunction with immediate loading
Professor Hugo De Bruyn, Gent, Belgium
12:30-14:00 Lunch & exhibition
13:00-14:00 EPA General Assembly

Parallel sessions
Session III
Scientific session/Stomatognathic physiology

Chairs: Marika Doepel and Hana Hubalkova

14:00-14:30 Reflections on the role of occlusion in clinical dentistry
Professor Yrsa Le Bell, Turku, Finland
14:30-14:45 Evaluating patient’s satisfaction: Likert’s versus visual analogue scale,
Savvas Kamalakidis, Greece
14:45-15:00 Limits of functional aesthetics in the elderly patients,
Hana Hubalkova, Czech Republic
15:00-15:30 Coffee & exhibition
15:30-15:45 The relationship between the occlusal contacts and Classes, and EMG activity of masticatory muscles in young adults,
Aneta Wieczorek, Poland
15:45-16:00 The Viennese diagnostic concept and its implementation in the treatment of patients with severe bruxism, Anna Knaus, Austria
16:00-16:15 The Viennese treatment concept and its implementation in the prosthodontic rehabilitation of patients with severe bruxism Part 2, Barbara Gsellmann, Austria
16:15-16:30 Validation of Oral Health impact profi le -20 in Greek denture wearers,
Christine Mastrogeorgopoulou, Greece
16:30-16:45 Effectiveness of Diode laser 532nm on Hardness of Dental Amalgam,
Elhadi Awooda, Sudan

Session IV 
Scientific session/Dental materials

Chairs: Johanna Tanner and Mutlu Özcan

14:00-14:30 Hybrid layer preservation in dentin bonding
Professor Leo Tjäderhane, Turku, Finland
14:30-14:45 Comparison of autoclave and microwave postpolymerization treatments on flexural strength of hard reline resins, Pinar Gultekin, Turkey
14:45-15:00 Comparison of digital and conventional impression techniques: From perspective of patient preferences and treatment comfort, Emir Yuzbasioglu,Turkey
15:00-15:30 Coffee & exhibition
15:30-15:45 Effects of Mouth Rinses and Polishing Techniques on Color Stability and Surface Roughness of Composite Resins, Beyza Unalan Degirmenci, Turkey
15:45-16:00 Fracture resistance of CAD-CAM manufactured single FRC implant restorations, Kohji Nagata, Japan
16:00-16:15 Surface-conditioning systems of acrylic denture teeth and its effects on the bond strength of composite resin, Leila Perea, Finland
16:15-16:30 The effect of the gastric juice on the microhardness of indirect laboratoryprocessed
composites, Seda Cengiz, Turkey
16:30-16:45 The Use of CAD/CAM Technology for Fabricating Bridge Restorations, Nazmiye Sönmez, Turkey


Saturday, 24 August 2013

8:30-9:15 SSPD General Assembly
 “Prosthetic treatment in the world with increasing cosmetic demands”
Chairs: Pekka Vallittu and Cetin Sevuk
9:15-10:00 Facially generated treatment planning
Dr. Martijn Moolenaar, Blaricum, the Netherlands
10:00-10:45 Zirkonia frameworks in prosthetic reconstructions
Associate Professor Irena Sailer, Zürich, Switzerland
10:45-11:15 Coffee & exhibition
11:15-11:45 Grande finale
Future of the mankind

Professor Esko Valtaoja, Turku, Finland
11:45-12:00 Closing ceremony

*Please note that the programme may be subject to changes