Dr. Michael Sonick relaxes with Drs David Simpson and Mark Hunt after a successful two day program. Dr Michael presented to the Dental Implant Continum – Triangle Dental Institute his lecture “Esthetic Implant Dentistry and Bone Grafting.” Discussed were the parameters for gingival esthetic success, dental gingival harmony, sequence of treatment for ideal aesthetics, flap design for stage one surgery, site preservation and development, ridge augmentation, use of barrier membranes, and management of gingival tissue for papilla success. The event was a great success, and Dr Sonick was able to network with some of his colleagues in North Carolina. It was Dr Sonick’s fourth year presenting at the program.
Dr. Michael Sonick was honored to host the Fairfield County Dental Club at our office for the Implant Mini Residency-Session 5. We were excited to be hosting Dr. Ed McLaren director of the UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. McLaren was on-campus for a full day with quite a few lectures, and tips ranging from photography, ceramics, and cementing procedures. We had a great turn out, and were excited to have everyone at the office for the day. We are also in the process of gearing up for next years Implant Residency. If you would like to sign-up for a great year of speakers, great networking, and an opportunity to learn some great techniques, head on over to sign up —> HERE. We look forward to seeing everyone next year.
On April, 27 2013, Dr. Michael Sonick presented at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) Northeast and Southern Districts Meeting in Philadelphia, PA. His presentation “Implant Site Development in the Posterior Dentition” was well received, allowing a few laughs along the way. Dr Michael Sonick engaged his audience with life advice, as well as dental advice, ranging from the advantages and disadvantages of each of the treatment modalities, hard tissue augmentation techniques at the various phases of treatment, a review of site preservation, particulate bone grafting, guided bone regeneration, and ridge augmentation. Dr. Sonick was one of a few presenters at the event, a few of his colleagues (pictured right) Dr. Edgar El Chaar and Dr. Dean Vafiadis also had amazing presentations. “Today implants must not only be osseointegrated, but in the right place and esthetic.” Dr. Michael Sonick discussed various cases dealing with proper gum, and teeth alignment, as well as proper implant placement, allowing for an overall esthetic look. Dr. Sonick is a one of a kind presenter, with strong knowledge on implants, and periodontics. His ability to engage his audience, and impart his knowledge to his peers, makes him both entertaining and extremely educational. Dr. Sonick is always willing to answer questions from the audience. Engaging with the patient is pertinent to his success. Ensuring the patient is comfortable, and relaxed makes a visit to Dr. Sonick’s practice enjoyable, and easy. In his lectures, he discusses, how important it is for the patient to have a pleasurable experience, alleviating all concerns. Patients should never fear coming to see their dentist, and Dr. Sonick preaches this in his practice. In addition to his lecture, Dr. Sonick hosts a Dental Club right here in Fairfield County.
Dr. Sonick hosts the Fairfield County Dental Club at his practice. They are currently winding down this years events, but will pick up full speed this coming October. For more information on his lecture schedule visit our page, Lecture Schedule. For more information on the Fairfield County Dental Club visit our page, Dental Implant Residency 2013 – 2014
On April, 12 2013, Dr. Michael Sonick had the distinct honor of presenting “Implant Treatment in the Esthetic Zone” to an audience in Dubai. This event offered an intensive educational program of innovative techniques and procedures in an international setting. Discussed were a multiplicity of techniques including ideal implant placement, proper surgical technique, bone augmentation, soft tissue development and proper restoration, all in the esthetic zone. The open forum, allowed Dr. Sonick to impart some of his techniques to his peers and students. The forum, held in Dubai, was part of a learning partnership with NYU College of Dentistry joint effort on the NYU Abu Dhabi campus. Dr. Sonick took the time after the lecture to discuss further with students his experience, on working with patients to achieve ideal results in the Esthetic Zone. Ideal results are a key factor in his practice, and making the patient feel comfortable, and relaxed, is pertinent to his success. The event was held over 3 days, and was a great networking opportunity, as well as a chance to travel.
We are honored to have Dr. Neil Starr presenting to the Fairfield County Dental Club today. His discussion will be on particular cases of ceramics, crowns, inlays, onlays, and veneers, their uses, and the “whys” behind the decisions to use them. We are honored to have such an exciting guest, and look forward to this lecture.
Dr. Neil Starr received his dental degree from McGill University and received his postdoctoral training in Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Starr holds teaching positions at UPENN & the University of Maryland in Postdoctoral Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics. Dr. Starr lectures nationally & internationally. He maintains a private practice in Prosthodontics in Washington, DC.
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Academy of Osseointegration Conference – March 7, 2013
Practical Algorithm for Optimizing Regenerative Outcomes in Conjunction with Contemporary Implant Therapy – (9:00 – 9:45 am)
Dr. Michael Sonick will be discussing bone regeneration and bone grafting in conjunction with dental implants. The Academy of Osseointegration Meeting is in Tampa, FL. Dr. Sonick will be lecturing for the Biomet 3i Corporate Forum.
Dr. Michael Sonick has been named a Diplomate of the ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantologists), at the organization’s 2012 World Congress, which took place in Orlando, FL Diplomate is the highest award of certification that ICOI confers. The International Congress of Oral Implantologists is devoted to providing implant education to the entire dental team to better serve its patients, the ICOI is not only the world’s largest dental implant organization, but it is also the world’s largest provider of continuing dental implant education.
On December 1, 2012, Dr. Michael Sonick was a presenter at the Association of Oral and Maxillofacial (AAOMS) Dental Implant Conference, held in Chicago. Dr. Sonick gave his lecture, ““I Always Graft the Maxillary Single Tooth Site” to an audience of his peers. This conference offers an intensive educational program of innovative techniques and procedures, presented by an internationally renowned faculty of leaders in implant dentistry and is a major activity of AAOMS, which The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), the professional organization representing more than 9,000 oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States. This years conference 1400 professionals attended.
Dr. Michael Sonick has been recommended by his peers as a top dentist in Connecticut Magazine’s: “Guide to Top Dentists 2012″. He was also honored in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011. To read the complete article please click here
“Implant Site Development”, a state of the art textbook for dentists, published by Wiley Blackwell, offers 23 chapters with 32 world renowned contributors and has been translated into Spanish and Chinese and is now available for purchase online through Amazon by following this link.