Archive for September, 2012

Statement of the Academy of Prosthodontics of South Africa (APSA) concerning Implant Dentistry

Posted by: on September 21, 2012 in Featured 

The recent introduction of implant dentistry as a dental therapeutic option, and the rapid evolution of its technology and knowledge base, has meant that the requirements for the education and training required of clinicians before venturing into this field have not been developed adequately at undergraduate and non-specialist post-graduate levels. APSA is aware that current resource constraints limit the undergraduate training in implant dentistry, and do not equip the dental graduate to deal effectively with all patient needs; the practising …