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Introduction to Basic Oral Implantology

March 17 @ 8:15 am - 5:00 pm



This is a lecture and hands-on course.

Have you restored implant crowns but never carried out the surgical aspect of implantology? Not sure if you actually want to? This one day course will allow you to dip your toe in the water and introduce some basic surgical implant concepts, with an opportunity to carry out some hands on procedures. Please note this course is intended to serve as an introduction and further training is recommended for practitioners wishing gain competency in oral implantology.


The lectures will cover:

–      Medical History taking and Treatment planning

–      The edentulous ridge, osseointegration and bone biology

–       Basics of Implant Surgery

–      Timing of implant placement and ridge preservation

–      Basic restorative procedures on dental implants and loading  protocols

–      Survival and success rates of dental implants

–      Basic concepts of supportive therapy of dental implants and management of biological complications


The hands-on component will be carried out on artificial and animal models and will consider:

Flaps – Instruments, flap design and indications

Sutures – Materials and techniques

Implant Placement – Components and implant types



Course objectives are to:

  • Gain knowledge in basic components of pre-implant clinical analysis and treatment planning
  • Learn the basic concepts of oral implantology
  • Understand the indications for the most appropriate surgical and restorative procedures
  • based on patient’s conditions and needs
  • Learn the basic concepts of the clinical and radiographic assessment of the patient restored with dental implants and enrolled in a supportive therapy



March 17
8:15 am - 5:00 pm


Dr Jenny Ball


Associate Professor Alessandro Quaranta
About Presenter
Associate Professor Alessandro Quaranta is the Lead of the Discipline of Periodontics and Implantology at the UWA Dental School and the Coordinator of the Clinical Specialist Service in Periodontics and Implantology at OHCWA. He is also the Leader of the UWA Research Program in Oral Implantology and Periodontics. An Italian Dentist and Specialist in Periodontics with a PhD in Oral Implantology, he has previously worked as Senior Lecturer at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand and at the Polytechnic University of Ancona, Italy. A/ Professor Quaranta has a long and extensive experience on teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and is invited on a regular basis to offer seminars and lectures on different implant and periodontal topics by numerous scientific societies and teaching institutions.
Dr Jenny Ball


Perth Henry Schein Office
Level 2/195 Great Eastern Hwy
Belmont, WA Australia
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