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Brecht

Dr. Lawrence Brecht

EDUCATION: Dr. Brecht is an alumnus of Columbia College and received his dental degree from the New York University College of Dentistry. After completing a residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and a Fellowship at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Brecht earned certificates in both Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics from the New York Veterans Administration Medical Center where he also served at Chief Resident. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS: Dr. Brecht is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Prosthodontics and Occlusion in the Division of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry at NYU College of Dentistry. He also serves as the Director of Maxillofacial Prosthetics in the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics at NYUCD, where he has taught since 1987. In addition, he is the Director of Maxillofacial Prosthetics at Lenox Hill Hospital of the Northwell Health System, and is a Visiting Professor at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Prior to its dissolution, he was the Director of Craniofacial Prosthetics at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone for 25 years. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Dr. Brecht is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists and has served on its Board of Directors as well as a Past-President of the New York State Section. He is also a member of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, a Fellow of the Academy of Prosthodontics, the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and the New York Academy of Dentistry. He has served as the President of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics. LITERATURE: Dr. Brecht is a regular contributor to both the plastic surgery and dental literature, having authored numerous journal articles, textbook chapters and abstracts. He serves on the editorial review board of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, the International Journal of Prosthodontics, and The Journal of Prosthodontics. LECTURES & WORKSHOPS: Dr. Brecht has given several hundred invited lectures, presentations, and numerous hands-on workshops to dentists, plastic surgeons, and post-graduate dental and medical residents throughout the United States and internationally. He serves as an advisor and consultant to develop technologies and products for several companies that provide products and services for the dental and surgical professions. Dr. Brecht may be heard regularly on Sirius XM’s “Doctor Radio” RESEARCH: Dr. Brecht is actively involved in the areas of clinical research related to cleft care, maxillofacial reconstruction, dental care of the facial transplant patient. He is an active member of the teams that developed the technique of nasoalveolar molding (NAM) for early cleft care as well as the team that performed the first “Jaw-in-a-Day” (JAID) reconstruction. COMMUNITY SERVICE: Dr. Brecht serves as the President of NextGenFace, a charitable organization that supports children with craniofacial conditions and their families. He maintains a practice limited to prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthetics in New York City.

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  • Immediate Implant Treatment Protocols - New Advances in Technology

    Immediate Implant Treatment Protocols - New Advances in Technology

    This presentation will review the biological and technical principles for the placement of immediate implants to treat failing anterior and posterior single teeth. Fabrication of Immediate provisional crowns in the aesthetic zone will also be presented. For the fully edentulous patients, new innovations in implant design allows for the immediate load of edentulous as well as patient’s with terminal dentition in a single appointment. The biomechanical principles including the number and the distribution of implants for the treatment of this group of patients will be reviewed. A hands-on session will highlight immediacy techniques.

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  • Immediate Implant Treatment Protocols - New Advances in Technology

    Immediate Implant Treatment Protocols - New Advances in Technology

    This presentation will review the biological and technical principles for the placement of immediate implants to treat failing anterior and posterior single teeth. Fabrication of Immediate provisional crowns in the aesthetic zone will also be presented. For the fully edentulous patients, new innovations in implant design allows for the immediate load of edentulous as well as patient’s with terminal dentition in a single appointment. The biomechanical principles including the number and the distribution of implants for the treatment of this group of patients will be reviewed. A hands-on session will highlight immediacy techniques.

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  • Immediate Implant Treatment Protocols - New Advances in Technology

    Immediate Implant Treatment Protocols - New Advances in Technology

    This presentation will review the biological and technical principles for the placement of immediate implants to treat failing anterior and posterior single teeth. Fabrication of Immediate provisional crowns in the aesthetic zone will also be presented. For the fully edentulous patients, new innovations in implant design allows for the immediate load of edentulous as well as patient’s with terminal dentition in a single appointment. The biomechanical principles including the number and the distribution of implants for the treatment of this group of patients will be reviewed. A hands-on session will highlight immediacy techniques.

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  • Immediate Implant Treatment Protocols - New Advances in Technology

    Immediate Implant Treatment Protocols - New Advances in Technology

    This presentation will review the biological and technical principles for the placement of immediate implants to treat failing anterior and posterior single teeth. Fabrication of Immediate provisional crowns in the aesthetic zone will also be presented. For the fully edentulous patients, new innovations in implant design allows for the immediate load of edentulous as well as patient’s with terminal dentition in a single appointment. The biomechanical principles including the number and the distribution of implants for the treatment of this group of patients will be reviewed. A hands-on session will highlight immediacy techniques.

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