ABOUT Dr Adam Hamilton

BDSc Hons (WA) DCD Pros (Melb) FRACDS

Dental Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours), University of Western Australia
  • Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons
  • Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics), University of Melbourne

Special Interests

  • Aesthetic / Cosmetic Challenges – Ceramic Rehabilitation
  • Dental Implant Biomechanics, Bone Regeneration, Surgery and Reconstruction
  • Complex Reconstruction – Management of Worn Dentition
  • Complex Multidisciplinary Dental Treatment – Collaboration with Other Dental Specialists
  • Clinical Excellence
  • Academic Lecturer
  • Research and Clinical Publications
  • Professional Appointments as Executive / Committee Member

Dr Adam Hamilton is an Australian board-certified prosthodontist with special interests in prosthodontic and surgical implant treatment. He completed his Bachelor of Dental Science (Honours) at the University of Western Australia (UWA) in 2006 and attained a 3-year full time Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Prosthodontics) from the University of Melbourne in 2012. In 2013, Adam joined the Centre for Prosthodontics and took sabbatical in 2016 as he was the recipient of the International Team of Implantology (ITI) scholarship, through which he completed a Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Florida’s Center for Implant Dentistry. Pursuing an academic career, he joined the faculty at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston in 2016, where he became the Director of the Division of Regenerative Sciences and Implant Dentistry and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterial Sciences. He remains a lecturer for the Advanced Graduate Implant Dentistry program.

Relocating back to Perth in 2021, Dr Hamilton has been appointed the Discipline Lead of Prosthodontics at UWA and has reunited with Centre for Prosthodontics to continue private specialist practice.

Dr Hamilton is a

  • Discipline Lead of Prosthodontics (UWA) – Prosthodontist and Senior Lecturer
  • Current Lecturer in Advanced Graduate Implant Dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Former Director of the Division of Regenerative Sciences and Implant Dentistry and Former Assistant Professor in Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterial Sciences at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS)
  • Fellow of the International Team of Implantology (ITI)

Dr Hamilton’s academic research focuses on implant placement and loading protocols, the impact of digital technology in prosthodontics and implant dentistry, as well as digital workflows for implant rehabilitation of the edentulous patient. He has lectured widely at local, national and international dental events. He has extensively published in clinical textbooks (ITI Treatment Guides) and in respected international dental journals (Clinical Oral Implants Research, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, International Journal of Prosthodontics, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Forum Implantologicum, Journal of Oral Implantology), and holds positions on the editorial board and serves as an ad hoc reviewer.

Publications 2021

Hamilton, A. Jamjoom, F. Alnasser, MM. Starr, JR. Friedland, B. Gallucci, GO. Tilted vs straight implant distribution in the posterior edentulous maxilla: A CBCT analysis. Clinical Oral Implants Research 2021 (submitted)

Hamilton, A. Vazouras, K. Friedland, B. Gallicco, GO. De Souza, AB.The Influence of Implant Diameter and Taper on the Nasopalatine Canal Proximity to Virtual Implant Placement in the Maxillary Central Incisor Position. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants 2021 (submitted)

Hamilton, A. Obermaier, B. Doliveux, S. Negreiros, W. Alnasser, MM. Gallucci, GO. Digitally fabricated provisional implant restorations prior to implant placement: a clinical case series. International Journal of Prosthodontics 2021 (Accepted)

Negreiros, W. Sun, TC. Gallucci, GO. Hamilton, A. Digital verification and correction of digital intraoral scans for fixed implant rehabilitation of edentulous arches: A dental technique. Journal of Prosthetid Dentistry 2021 (accepted)

Zhou, W. Galluci, GO. Chen, S. Buser, D. Hamilton A. Placement and Loading Protocols for Single Implants in Different Locations: A Systematic Review. International Jounral of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants 2021 (accepted)

Hamilton, A. Hildebrand, B. Martin W. Virtual Presentations: How to Effectively Connect with an Online Audience. Forum Implantologicum 2021;17(1):78-81

Finelle, G. Hamilton, A Le flux numérique en prothèse Planification en CFAO, équipement et matériaux. Titane: dent, implant & parodonte 2021, 18(1): 1-14 (in French)

Publications 2020

Finelle, G. Hamilton, A. Flujos de Tranajo Digitales ed Prostodoncia: Planificación CAD/CAM, Equipo y Materiales. Perodoncia Clinica 2020, 18(2): 58-73 (in Spanish)

Sun, T. C., W. M. Negreiros, F. Jamjoom, A. Hamilton, G. O. Gallucci and D. Rousson. Application of 3D-Printed Implant-Osseous-Membrane Guide for One-Stage Sinus Floor Elevation: A Clinical Report. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2020, 35(6): 1203-1208

Negreiros, WM. Hamilton, A. Gallucci, GO. Completely digital workflow for the transition from a failed dentition to interim complete-arch fixed implant-supported prostheses: A clinical report. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2020 (accepted)

Chen, S. Hamilton, A. Chapter 7: Immediate Implant Placement with Internal Grafting. Chapter In: 30 years of Guided Bone Regeneration in Implant Dentistry (in Print 2020). Quintessence Publishing

Herschdorfer, L. Negreiros, WM. Gallucci, GO. Hamilton, A. Comparison of the accuracy of implants placed with CAD-CAM surgical templates manufactured with various 3D printers: An in vitro study. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2020 June 2. Online Ahead of Print

Negreiros, WM. Jamjoom, F. Gallucci, GO. Hamilton, A. Designing a complete-arch digital trial tooth arrangement for completely edentulous patients using open-source CAD software: A dental technique. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2020 Apr 4. Online Ahead of Print

Publications 2019

Gallucci, G.O. Friedland, B. Hamilton, A. Merging Digital Datasets. Chapter In: ITI Treatment Guide 11, Quintessence, 2019

Hamilton, A. De Souza, A. Doliveux, S. Guided Implant Surgery and Immediate Provisionalization with a Digitally Prefabricated Crown. Case Contribution In: ITI Treatment Guide 11, Quintessence, 2019

Chen, S. Hamilton, A. Immediate Implant Placement: Indications, Surgical and Prosthetic Procedures and Outcomes. Forum Implantologicum 2019;15(1):4-21

Doliveux, S. Jamjoom F. Finelle, G. Hamilton, A. Gallucci, GO. Preservation of soft tissue contours using computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing healing abutment with guided surgery in the esthetic area: a case report. International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. 2020 Jan/Feb;35(1)

Ohyama H, Hamilton A, Forman MS, Weber HP. Comparative Observation of Immediate and Late Placement of Dental Implants With Immediate Loading: A 14-Year Follow-Up Case Report. The Journal of oral implantology 2019;45:313-8.

Koch, K. James, B Gallucci, G.O. Hamilton, A. Herstellung von Implantat-schablonen mit kostengünstigen 3-D-Drukern. Quintessenz Zahntechnik 2019;45(9):1114-1120 (in German)

Martin, W. Hamilton, A. Chapuis, V. 审美区的种植体修复治疗 种植修复 Implant Prosthodontics 2019;7:20-26 (in Chinese)

Martin, W. Hamilton, A. Chapuis, V. Implantatbehandlungen in der ästhetisch relecanten Zone. Quintessenz Zahntechnik 2019;45(6):726-738 (in German)

Koch GK, James B, Gallucci GO, Hamilton A. Surgical Template Fabrication Using Cost-Effective 3D Printers. The International journal of prosthodontics 2019;32:97-100.

Koch GK, Hamilton A, Wang K, Herschdorfer L, Lee KH, Gallucci GO, et al. Dimensional accuracy of cone beam CT with varying angulation of the jaw to the X-ray beam. Dento maxillo facial radiology 2019;48:20180319.

Jamjoom FZ, Doliveux S, Rousson DD, Friedland B, Hamilton A. A Modified Implant Surgical Guide for the Administration of Maxillary Nerve Block Anesthesia Intraorally via the Greater Palatine Foramen: Case Report. The International journal of oral & maxillofacial implants 2019;33:1254-9.

Hamilton A, Jamjoom F, Doliveux S, Gallucci GO, Friedland B. Radiographic markers for merging virtual data sets. The Journal of prosthetic dentistry 2019;122:5-9.

Doliveux S, Jamjoom FZ, Nadra M, Gallucci GO, Hamilton A. Fabrication technique for a custom implant emergence profile on 3D printed casts. The Journal of prosthetic dentistry 2019.

Publications 2018 – 2013

Morton, D. Aghaloo, T. Albera, H. Bohner, L. Braut, V. Buser, D. Chen, S. Dawson, A. Eckert, S. Gahlert, M. Gallucci, G. Hamilton, A. Jaffin, R. Jarry, C. Karayazgan, B. Laine, J. Lin, W. Martin, W. Pjetursson, B. Polido, W. Rahman, L. Roehling, S. Sailer, I. Schlegel, A. Shiota, M. Stilwell, C. Vorster, C. Zembic, A. Zhou, W. Group 2 ITI Consensus Report: Prosthodontics and implant dentistry. Clinical oral implants research 2018;29 Suppl 16:215-23.

Gallucci GO, Hamilton A, Zhou W, Buser D, Chen S. Implant placement and loading protocols in partially edentulous patients: A systematic review. Clinical oral implants research 2018;29 Suppl 16:106-34.

Martin, W. Hamilton, A. Prosthetic Management of Single Implants in the Esthetic Zone. Chapter In: ITI Treatment Guide 10, Quintessence, 2017

Lozano, F. Hamilton, A. Overview of Dental Photography: Simplified Light Modification for Dental product Photography. Forum Implantologicum 2017;13(1):44-47

Hamilton, A. Missing Maxillary Central Incisor, Single Implant Replacement with Adjacent Tooth Restoration. Case Contribution In: ITI Treatment Guide 10, Quintessence, 2017

Martin W, Gonzaga L, Hamilton A, Lozano F. Dental Videography Manual. 2015 ITI Online Academy

Hamilton, A. Judge, RB. Palamara JE. Evans, CDJ. Beurteilung der Passform von CAD/CAM-gefertigten Implantatabutments. Quintessenz Zahntech 2014;40(10):1296-1310

Hamilton A, Judge RB, Palamara JE, Evans C. Evaluation of the fit of CAD/CAM abutments. The International journal of prosthodontics 2013;26:370-80.