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About Prasanth Pillai

Dr. Prasanth Pillai, MDS, FICD, FICOI Dental Specialist – Oro-Maxillofacial Surgeon & Implantologist Fellow of the Indian Board of Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Avoidance of sinus lifts with strategic immediate loading implants – an interesting case

By | September 24th, 2017|Dental Implant Procedures - Full mouth rehabilitation, Dental Implant Procedures - Segments, Dental Implant Procedures - Smile Correction, Smile Correction & Designing|

The patient... a young businessman from Doha... who came to our center about a year ago for implant supported fixed teeth. He was advised complex bone grafting procedures (sinus lift) in the right upper jaw where there was bone deficiency... and he contacted us upon knowing that we routinely perform graft-less immediate loading implant procedures [...]

Traditional Two or Three Piece Implants

By | October 15th, 2016|Blog List|

Many advancements have taken place in the field of conventional implantology too in the past few decades. However, the difficulties are with the rough surface, root form (often bullet shaped and even oversized) implants are many. They require prolonged waiting times, and they will also need grafting when there is bone deficiency. Moreover they are [...]

Dental Face Lift

By | September 13th, 2016|Blog List|

A POST MEANT FOR MY DENTAL COLLEAGUES... "DENTAL FACE LIFT" CARRIED OUT WITH BASAL IMPLANTS ON A SEVERE CLASS III MALE PATIENT Presenting complaints of 48 yrs old male patient with prognathic mandible: * Multiple missing teeth * Severely compromised chewing efficiency and esthetics. All existing teeth were extracted followed by full mouth rehab with [...]

Basal Implants – Review

By | August 17th, 2016|Blog List|

Dear friends I was drawn into a debate with conventional implantologists on the efficacy and long term survival of basal implants. My 9 years experience with basal implants (now renamed Strategic Implants by Prof Stefan Ihde) has been extremely fulfilling... and as promised to some of my friends, I'm glad to post a case here, [...]


By | August 10th, 2016|Blog List|

CASES OF THE 11TH. IMPLANTOLOGY WORKSHOP HELD @ TheSmileCentre.in, KOCHI We could clearly demonstrate to the participants how we could offer fixed teeth following Immediate Loading Strategic Implantology protocols for patients with very poor bone avoiding bone grafting, sinus lifts and ridge splits altogether. The cases we demonstrated were 1) A full mouth case with [...]

Facelift Dentistry

By | July 27th, 2016|Blog List|

If you are unhappy with a sagging face... sagging facial tissues, you may be considering getting facelift surgery done. Surgical facelifts can attempt to restore your youthful appearance by cutting, stretching, and re-positioning facial tissues. Often the best way to rejuvenate your appearance is to restore those underlying structures so that your teeth and bones [...]

FMR – With Strategic Implants

By | July 15th, 2016|Blog List|

A POST MEANT FOR MY DENTAL COLLEAGUES... Dear friends, here is a case of a 54 yrs old lady patient who reported with chronic periodontitis and severe bone loss. We successfully treated her employing strategic implantology techniques. We have bye-passed the IAN and also the maxillary sinus with BCS implants without bone augmentation in the [...]


By | June 21st, 2016|Blog List|

BONE & MAXILLARY SINUS RESPONSE FOLLOWING IMMEDIATE LOADING WITH BASAL IMPLANTS (a post meant for my dentist friends) A colleague of mine forwarded the message on a concern raised by a fellow implantologist on smooth surface implants. Please find the same below: "Just because it's polished implant collar doesn't mean peri-implantitis isn't possible. It can [...]


By | April 8th, 2016|Blog List|

STRATEGIC IMPLANTOLOGY - THE RATIONALE (Please note: this post has been created for my dental & medical fraternity friends. I would request my doctor friends to share this post... even if you are not interested, some of your friends may be interested.) I felt it is important to spread awareness about the philosophy behind Strategic [...]