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: