Jim Janakievski D.D.S., M.S.D.

CV / Bio

Jim Janakievski received his D.D.S. from the University of Toronto, which was followed by a general practice residency. After several years in general practice, he completed his post-graduate training at the University of Washington, where he received a certificate in Periodontology with a M.S.D. degree and a fellowship in Prosthodontics. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a member of the American Academy of Periodontology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He is a reviewer for several dental journals and has published in the area of interdisciplinary dentistry, dental implants and tooth autotransplantation. Dr. Janakievski is an affiliate assistant professor at the University of Washington and also teaches at Spear Education in Scottsdale Arizona. In addition, he participates in practice based clinical research through the McGuire Institute. He maintains a private practice in Tacoma, Washington.

Central incisor dilemmas in our growing patients; interdisciplinary management to achieve the most optimal outcome.

Attendees will learn:

  1. Surgical considerations for an aesthetic outcome.
  2. Orthodontic management of ectopically positioned teeth.
  3. The benefits of natural tooth retention & replacement.

Brief Synopsis: 

Growing patients with maxillary central incisors that are affected by altered eruption and/or development can be a challenge for the clinician.  An integrated approach should be aimed at tooth preservation and alveolar ridge management in these young patients. This presentation will review the sequencing of dental surgery with orthodontic and restorative treatment through interdisciplinary collaboration.