APSA Day 2013

Posted by: on September 30, 2013 in Featured, Upcoming Events 

Dear APSA Colleague
APSA is proud to announce the inception of an annual “APSA DAY” on Saturday, 23rd November 2013 at the Wanderers Club, Johannesburg.  The idea of such a day has arisen from the need for Prosthodontists to meet and share clinical experiences and research.
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Registration Fees:
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Please fill in the attached form and send to docecahi@global.co.za or fax to  (011) …

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Titanium Club-FTI – The 1st International Dental Implantology Conference

Posted by: on August 4, 2013 in Upcoming Events 

Titanium Club-FTI – The 1st International Dental Implantology Conference is due to take place in Warsaw, Poland from 24-26 April, 2014.
Titanium Club is an initiation presenting an international partnering platform that is focused mainly on education in the fields of periodontology and implant dentistry. It is a non commercial organization founded by a group of leading world-wide clinicians.
The 1st Titanium Club International Conference in conjunction with FTI provides an opportunity to reunite and share a wealth of experience with the …

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APSA at SADA 2014 Congress

Posted by: on July 12, 2013 in Featured, Upcoming Events 

The next SADA congress is to be held at Emperors Palace from the 14-16th March 2014. We are proud to announce that one of our members, Dr Hennie Reynecke, has been appointed by SADA as head of the organizing committee of the congress that is planned for 2014 in Johannesburg.
The provisional programme looks very promising and the exciting speakers that have been secured for our APSA parallel programme include Torsten Jemt (Gothenburg, Sweden), master ceramist Michel Magne and Nicholaos Perakis …

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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 …

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Practice Opportunity in Winnipeg, Canada

Posted by: on July 26, 2011 in Committee Outreach 

I am looking for a trained prosthodontist to transition into my practice. The practice is well established (38 years) in Winnipeg, Canada, a city of 650,000 in the centre of Canada.
There is an onsite lab, & an Icat scan machine. The practice treats fixed removable, implants, TMD, & complicated restorative. It is a referral based practice.
Winnipeg has a dental school, theatre, ballet, symphony, two Universities and a broadly diverse community.
I look forward to your reply.
Dr. Marshall …

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Palatal Lift Prosthesis Appeal

Posted by: on July 19, 2011 in Committee Outreach 

Need for a palatal lift prosthesis.
I hope that you might be able to assist me in the management of a patient who is well known to the rehabilitation department at Zithulele Hospital.
Mr Tamsanqa Tshiti is a 48 year old man who had a severe stroke in late 2010. The effects of the stroke left him with significant impairments in the areas of mobility, self-care and participation in other activities of daily living, and communication.
Mr Tshiti lives in …

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Call for presentation of Posters at the forthcoming SADA 2011 congress

Posted by: on May 9, 2011 in Upcoming Events 

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We are inviting submissions for the presentation of Posters at the forthcoming SADA 2011 congress. There are no restrictions on these posters and they may have been presented elsewhere previously.
You are encouraged to submit an abstract of your poster for consideration for inclusion. We are limited in space to about 50 posters, and if we have more, will have to make choices. If that should be the case, we will try to …

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Upcoming Workshop: Functional Head and Neck Reconstruction, 25-26 June Johannesburg

Posted by: on May 9, 2011 in Upcoming Events 

Workshop Details
June 25–26, 2011
P-I Brånemark Institute of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Course Description
This Workshop is intended for fellows or junior staff, as well as for the surgeon wishing to expand expertise in functional surgical reconstructive techniques, and prosthodontists who wish to gain an understanding of surgical reconstruction techniques.
Program at a glance
This 2-day workshop will provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of functional flap design and insetting techniques. This will be accomplished through a …

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Upcoming SADA Sun City Congress 2011

Posted by: on April 28, 2011 in Upcoming Events   /  Comments: 4

APSA would like to invite all Prosthodontists in SA to join them in their annual scientific programme, which takes place at the same time as the annual SADA conference which this year is in Sun City from August 31 to September 3. The APSA meeting will take place on the afternoon of Thursday 1st, and the whole day of Friday 2nd; we also have an option of extending into Saturday morning.
There are several …

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