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Peri-implant Diseases: What We Know and What We Don’t by Dr. Carlos Parra

Metro West Seminars

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

Peri-implant Diseases: What We Know and What We Don’t...

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Who should attend: Dentists and Dental Hygienists



With the increased number of clinicans placing dental implants, there has been an icrease in implant related complications. Within these complications, peri-implantitis is the most prevalent. The course will go over implant anatomy, diagnosis of peri-implant disease, risk factors, and will finish with different surgical and non-surgical treatment options. 



  1. Identify healthy and diseased dental implants
  2. Identify and modify perio-implant risk factors
  3. Understand the surgical and non-surgical treatment of peri-implant diseases
  4. Understand the importance of prevention and supportive maintenance therapy


Dr. Carlos Parra was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. He graduated from dental
school (2009) at Universitat Internacional de Catalunya (UIC), Barcelona, Spain. After his graduation, he got enrolled in a Clinical Residency in Periodontology at UIC (2009-10).
He also served as pre-doctoral clinical instructor 2011 – 12) at UIC. During that period he was also involved in researches relating oropharyngeal dysphagia and oral hygiene.

Dr. Parra practiced dentistry in Barcelona, Spain, for 3 years (2009-12) prior to coming to Boston, USA. In 2012 he continued his studies for a Certificate in Periodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts (2012-15). Since November 2015 he has been Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at Texas A&M College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas. In September 2016, during the 102 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP), he received the Leslie M. Salkin Award for the highest-scoring candidate on the 2016 American Board of Periodontology (ABP) Oral Examination. Dr. Parra has lectured nationally and internationally on periodontics. His main areas of interest are soft tissue enhancement and dental implants.

Have questions about Peri-implant Diseases: What We Know and What We Don’t by Dr. Carlos Parra? Contact Metro West Seminars

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Hampton Inn
12331 Southport Parkway
La Vista, NE 68128

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (CDT)

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Metro West Seminars

What are Metro West Seminars?

In 2010, two partners founded Metro West Seminars to provide quality advanced continuing education to improve treatment, communication, and clinical experience for dentists from Nebraska and throughout the globe. For years, Dr. Kim and Dr. Miyamoto have assisted dentists in learning implant treatment planning, procedures, orthodontics care, and comprehensive restorative dentistry.

Dr. Taera Kim and Dr. Takanari Miyamoto, founders of the Metro West Seminars, are still actively involved in study club and clinical research as well as continuing education directors, participants, and educators. To find out more information about their academic and professional background and current interests, please visit the Metro West Dental Specialty Group website at

Metro West Dental Seminars is now offering educational opportunities for dentists to advance the quality of multidisciplinary comprehensive dental therapy, patient care, and doctor satisfaction. These courses, incorporating surgical and prosthetic hands-on experiences, are designed for the discerning professional interested in dedicating several days to expand his/her clinical acumen and skills.

Please email for registration information at or call at 402.614.7022.

Metro West Seminars is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by the AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. This current term of approval extends from 8/1/2017 until 7/31/2021. Provider ID#383610 

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