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Prof. Dr. M. Kemal Ünsal

How to Get Yourself in Trouble in the Long Run, by Your Abutment Selection

Implant supported restorations are undoubtedly a major component of modern dentistry.

With a history of more than 40 years, clinicians are facing the realities about the importance of  component selection offered by many implant companies.

This lecture will cover the various components offered by implant companies and the troubles that a clinician can experience with unsuitable choices.


Born in 1965 he had his whole education including dentistry in Ankara, Turkey. In October 1994 he has been awarded his Ph D degree with the topic ‘The Clinical Measurement of Stress & Strain Induced in Branemark Implant Fixtures and Abutments During the Fitting of a Cast Beam & During Application of Simulated Functional Loads’. He has been granted as an Associate Professor in 1999 and a Professor in 2005. He is still teaching and practising as a part time professor at University of Ankara, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Fixed & Removable Prosthetics.  Prof. Unsal is an active member of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO), Osseder (Association of Osseointegration) and EDAD ( Turkish Association of Esthetic Dentistry). Since June of 2012, he has been the  Founding President of  TFI (Together for Implantology), a dental implant platform. The aim of the organisation is to create a platform where the dental professionals can learn and share about implantology. Prof. M Kemal UNSAL is recently retired from his work at the University of Ankara, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics. Currently, he is accepting his patients in his private clinic in Ankara, Turkey.