Ronald Jung

CV / Bio

Ronald Jung is trained in oral surgery, prosthodontics and implant therapy. He is currently Head Division of Implantology at the Clinic of Reconstructive Dentistry, Center of Dental Medicine, University of Zürich. 

In 2006 he worked as Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Periodontics at the University of Texas Heath Science Center at San Antonio, USA (Chairman: Prof. Dr. D. Cochran). 2008 he finalized his „Habilitation“ (venia legendi) in dental medicine and was appointed at the University of Zürich. 

In 2011 he became his PhD doctorate degree of the University of Amsterdam, ACTA dental school, The Netherlands.

In 2013 he worked as Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences at Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, USA.

In 2015 he has been promoted to full Professorship for Implantology at the University of Zurich.

He is an accomplished and internationally renowned lecturer and researcher, best known for his work in the field of hard and soft tissue management and his research on new technologies in implant dentistry.

He is currently Treasurer of the EAO, Past President of the Swiss Society of Reconstructive Dentistry, member of the Board of Directors of the Osteology Foundation and active Member of the EAED.

Lecture: Modern Implant Prosthetics – Make the Right Decisions

Abstract:

For successful implant prosthodontics safety, long-term performance, costs and the esthetic outcome are the main factors for the decision making process. Important achievements in this field have undoubtedly been the introduction of digital impressions, 3D planning and designing softwares, 3D printing and CAD/CAM technology in implant dentistry.  The digitalization process in implant prosthodontics has introduced a lot of new opportunities and material options, which help solving currently clinical and dental laboratory challenges.

As many of these techniques are already available in clinical practice it is of great importance to evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of these techniques and materials in clinical applications. Hence, the aim of this lecture is to discuss and compare CAD CAM in prosthodontics from start to finish with the conventional workflow and conclude with the today’s recommendations.

 

Objectives:

  • Evaluate the safety aspects of different type of implant reconstruction and select the appropriate material and design
  • Differentiate between the conventional and the CAD CAM workflow in implant prosthodontics
  • Learn and understand the efficiency of the different type or workflows (conventional vs CAD CAM) and their advantages and disadvantages for the dentists and the dental technicians.