Events and Seminars

September 15, 2015 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
General & Implant Dentistry of Tampa Bay
14010 Roosevelt Boulevard #704
Clearwater, FL 33762

Cost: Free

Lateral Ridge Augmentation for Dental Implant Patients

New Course

UPDATE – Train your team for the most effective patient treatment!
Course Description

This intensive, lecture and hands-on program will work with participants on specific procedures including maxillary and mandibular horizontal ridge augmentation, tissue harvesting, and ridge preservation. Surgical videos and patient presentations will be used to demonstrate the clinical techniques. At the completion of this course, the practitioner will have a comprehensive understanding of horizontal ridge augmentation and ridge preservation procedures for single and short span sites.
Course Agenda

Lecture Topics: Day 1 (8:00-12:00pm)

Bone biology and graft healing
Reconstructive Risk Assessment
Treatment planning the horizontal defect patient
Autogenous bone harvesting techniques
Horizontal grafting techniques
Socket preservation and immediate implant placement

Patient Presentations (Videos): Day 1 (1:00 – 3:00pm)

Horizontal augmentation and discussion

Lecture Topics: Day 1 (3:00 – 4:30pm)

Surgical Complications and Management

Hands On Laboratory: Day 2 (8:00 – 10:00am)

Flap Design and Incision Techniques
Tension free closure techniques
Suturing Techniques

Hands On Laboratory: Day 2 (10:00 – 1:00pm)

Horizontal grafting
Socket preservation
Implant placement and Patch grafting

Course Objectives

Participants will have an understanding of bone physiology and bone graft healing
Participants will have an understanding of risk stratification of patients having alveolar ridge defects
Participants will have an understanding of the various types of surgical techniques to augment horizontal ridge deficiencies
Participants will have an understanding of procedures for augmentation of ridge defects associated with placed implants

Course Limit

18 participants


Will Martin, DMD, MS Faculty Website
James D. Ruskin, DMD, MD, FACS

Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Includes breakfast & networking lunch)
Saturday: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Includes breakfast)
UPDATE – Train your team for the most effective patient treatment!

UF College of Dentistry
1395 Center Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610

888-550-4590 (toll-free)

University of Florida
Continuing Education Units

12.5 contact hours. Participation.

Hands-on Course Hands-On Workshop

Registration Fees

Regular Fee      Early Bird Fee
Dentist     $1,800      $1,500
Auxiliary    $  349          $299
Dates: January 8-9, 2016 (Fri. & Sat.)     Course # 160050     AGD # 690