Benelux Symposium

September 21-22, 2017

Location: Maastricht - the Netherlands

Language: English


International key experts insights, an interactive program and attractive venue make the Nobel Biocare Benelux Symposium a must-attend event for dental professionals worldwide. The focus is on broadening treatment options, simplifying workflows and shortening time-to-teeth for more patient comfort.

During two action-packed days with podium lectures, masterclasses and workshop sessions, you will gain a thorough and practical understanding of your chosen topics and develop your skill-set to treat more patients better.

Symposium Benelux - Nobel Biocare

Hands-on & Masterclass on Thursday

Welcome and registration

09:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.


Hands-on sessions

09:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

- NobelClinician and guided pilot drilling, expand your expertise
  Speaker: Dr. W. Kalk

10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

- Prosthetic rehabilitation of the All-on-4® treatment concept
  Speaker: T. De Wit

01:00 p.m.-04:00 p.m.

- Discover the new Trefoil concept for edentulous patients
  Speakers: Dr. L. Vrielinck, Dr. R. Davó

02:00 p.m.-04:00 p.m.

- Immediate temporary chairside restorations
  Speaker: Prof. France Lambert, Amelie Mainjot

02:00 p.m.-04:30 p.m.

- Tips and tricks for latest prosthetic dental innovations (On1 concept,
  Angulated screw channel abutments, retrieval instrumentation, correct use of
  torque wrench)
  Speaker: Prof. M. Lamy



10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

- Full digital workflow in your dental practice
  Speaker: Prof. France Lambert, Amelie Mainjot

- Fixed or removable restorations
  Speaker: Prof. Marc Lamy

- Discover the new treatment modalities with NobelZygoma
  Speaker: Prof. C Malevez

02:00 p.m.-04:00 p.m.

- Protocols and steps for single tooth immediate cases
  Speaker: Dr. T. Staas, Dr. E. Groenendijk 

- Bone & soft tissue volumes: the importance on the high-end esthetics
  Essentials on how to reach predictable esthetics.
  Speaker: Dr. Iñaki Gamborena

Main program on Friday

Welcome and registration

07:30 a.m.-08:30 a.m.


Main Stage

08:30 a.m.-09:00 a.m.

- Introduction

09:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. 

- Edentulous evolution – All-on-4® treatment concept
  Speaker: Prof. Paulo Malo

10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

- Break

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

- Implants and cement - a bad combination?
  Speaker: Dr. Chandur Wadwani

12:30 p.m.-01:30 p.m.

- Lunch

01:30 p.m.-03:00 p.m.

- Optimized soft tissue outcomes with the On 1 treatment concept
  Speaker: Dr. Bernard Touati

03:00 p.m.-03:30 p.m.

- Break

03:30 p.m.-05:00 p.m.

- Emerging technology in the future dental practice – workflow improvements
  in everyday routine
  Speaker: Dr. Roland Glauser

03:30 p.m.-05:00 p.m.

- Wrap-up

International speakers


Prof. Paulo Malo

Prof. Malo received his dental degree from the Faculty of Dental Medicine at theUniversity of Lisbon in 1989. He founded the MALO CLINIC in 1995 where hedeveloped the MALO CLINIC Protocol (surgical techniques and innovative productssuch as the All-on-4® treatment concept, a new Zygoma implant and protocol, theNobelSpeedy implant and the advanced technical solution MALO CLINIC BRIDGE),recognized worldwide by the dental and medical community as setting a newstandard in Fixed Oral Rehabilitation. Prof. Malo is a visiting professor at severaluniversities, has published numerous scientific journal articles and is co-author ofseveral textbooks. Prof. Malo lectures regularly at international conferences and hasalso received several distinctions and awards for his medical/dental breakthroughand his management, leadership and entrepreneurial skills.

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Dr. Chandur Wadhwani

Dr. Wadhwani received his undergraduate and dental degrees from the University College London School of Dentistry. He lectured at the dental school as a parttime clinical lecturer in the restoration department for many years. He received his specialty certificate in prosthodontics as well as a master’s degree from the University of Washington School of Dentistry. Dr. Wadhwani is an affiliate instructor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Washington, past president of the Washington State Society of Prosthodontists, and past president of the Tucker 60th Study Club.

Dr. Wadhwani is primary author of several publications in peer-reviewed dental journals and is involved in several aspects of implant research with the University of Washington, lecturing nationally and internationally. He has written the first ever evidence based text book dedicated to implant cementation to help clinicians as they work on implants.

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Dr. Bernard Touati

Dr. Bernard Touati is a doctor in dental surgery and in dental sciences (DDS-MS).He is visiting professor at Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine in Jerusalem.Dr. Touati is the Past President of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.He is also a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, and theAmerican Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Currently Dr. Touati is board member ofthe Foundation for Oral Rehabiliation (FOR). He was the editor-in-chiefof “PracticalProcedures and Aesthetic Dentistry” (USA). Dr. Touati is author of numerouspublications and books; the most recent being “Integration of Digital CeramicRestorations” (Montage Media, USA, 2009).

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Dr. Roland Glauser

Dr. Roland Glauser graduated from University of Zürich and was from 1997 to 2006 assistant professor at the Department for Fixed Prosthodontics and Dental Materials, University of Zürich. Roland Glauser was president of the scientific board of the Swiss Society of Oral Implantology SSOI and he is an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration AO and the European Association for Osseointegration EAO. He serves as a certified expert in Oral Implantology in the European Dental Association EDA. His research activities mainly focus on tissue integration of oral implants and shortened clinical protocols. Dr. Glauser has published more than 60 articles and textbook chapters on the subject of restorative dentistry and osseointegrated implants. He is reviewer for the Journal of Biomechanics, the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, the Journal of Clinical Periodontology, and Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research. Roland Glauser lectured extensively all over the world and received an Academy Award for his presentations from the Academy of Osseointegration AO and the Japan Academy of Gnathology and Occlusion. Dr. Glauser runs a private clinic in Zürich and holds an appointment as clinical associate professor at the College of Dental Medicine, Georgia Regents University, USA.



MECC Maastricht

Forum 100
6229 GV Maastricht

The congress will take place in the MECC Maastricht, a modern, glass-fronted exhibition hub, which is in the top 3 conference venues in the Netherlands.

Public transportation: MECC Maastricht is only 5 minutes away from the Maastricht-Randwyck train station and right next to the Maastricht-centraal train station.

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MECC Hotelservices is the official housing partner for the Nobel Biocare Symposium in MECC Maastricht.

MECC Hotelservices offers you:

- Best available rates
- Guaranteed availability
- No extra charges
- No reservation costs
- Second person in hotel room free of charge

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