Dr. Iñaki Gamborena


. Graduated in Dentistry at the University Odontológica Dominicana, UOD 1989
. Certificate in Occlusion and  Temporo-Mandibular Disorders at the Mexican
Association of Occlusal Reconstruction in México City, 1989-90
. Certificate in Restorative Dentistry at the Autonoma of Nuevo León University
in Monterey, México, 1990-92
. Certificate in Prosthodontics & Master of Science in Dentistry. University of
Washington-Seattle (USA), 1993-96 was awarded with the Bolender Contest
Award for clinical and academic excellence
. Certificate in Oral & Craneofacial Implant Fellowship Program. University of
Texas, Houston (USA), 1996-97
. Affiliate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of
Washington Dental School, Seattle (Washington) since 2001
. Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative
Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia
(Pennsylvania) since 2007
. Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, Medical College of
Georgia, Augusta (Georgia) since 2009
. Active Member of the European Academy of Esthetics Dentistry since 2002.
. Member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry since 2011,
• Maintains private practice in San Sebastian, Spain, dedicated to Aesthetics,
Restorative Dentistry and Implants



Planning for aesthetic predictability and success in implant and tooth treatment represents a great challenge for the dental team. The aesthetic outcome and natural appearance of the implant and tooth-supported restoration depends ultimately on the execution and understanding of the laboratory technician participating in the different treatment phases. The presentation focuses on the different clinical criteria, timing, sequence and current prosthetic techniques for maximizing optimal aesthetics in conjunction with the role of the provisional restoration – a critical element for achieving gingival integration and aesthetic success.
Content :

I.- Anterior esthetics & tooth position
•    Incisal wear & intrusions
•    Extrusions to enhance bone levels

2.- Anterior periodontal dilemmas
•    Criteria for black spaces solutions
•    Periodontal defects

3.- Optimal implant esthetics
•    Orthodontic benefits in implant dentistry
•    New trends & concepts restoring implants