Will Martin, DMD, MS, FACP is an Associate Professor in the      

Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Prosthodontics

at the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry and serves as the

Director of its Center for Implant Dentistry. He also maintains a

part-time practice limited to Prosthodontics within the Center.


Dr. Martin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics

and a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists,

International College of Dentists and of the International Team for

Implantology (ITI). He is also the Education Delegate of the Section

USA of the ITI.  Dr. Martin is a member of numerous professional

organizations including the Academy of Osseointegration and ADA.

He has authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific articles and

abstracts and has co-authored several textbooks on implant dentistry.  He lectures both nationally and internationally on esthetic and implant dentistry.


He received his DMD with honors from the University of Florida and completed his MS and Certificate in Prosthodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry.



Emerging Technology Streamlining Implant Therapy from Planning to Surgery, Restoration & Maintenance

Synopsis: This presentation will highlight several areas (Planning, Surgery, Restoration and Maintenance) in today’s clinical practice that have been impacted by the introduction of new technology and materials for use in implant dentistry. Indications and use will be covered and evaluated based upon the clinical standards that have been established over the past few decades.


Learning Objectives:

- How digitizing your patient’s mouth can result in more efficient planning and case acceptance

- How to effectively use CBCT’s and surface scans to accurately plan implants based upon a proposed restorative outcome

- Use of additive manufacturing and CAD/CAM technology in the placement and loading of dental implants

- Challenges: treating patients with aesthetic demands

- Improving clinical outcomes with the use of certain material/abutment combinations

- Risk/Reward for treating the edentulous patient; how proper diagnosis and material selection can improve functional longevity

- Implant maintenance protocols and techniques

Dr. Will Martin