Success with Dental Implants (Ep 7, 13 and 18)

Perio continuing education

About This Course

You will earn 2 hours of CE.

The first portion of this course features Dr. Abhishek Patel, B.D.S., MS. Content for this episode is derived from a  published randomized, controlled, blinded clinical trial comparing ridge preservation with a membrane vs no membrane on buccal overlay graft technique. part two relates to the science of implantology. in this portion, Dr. Alex Volchonok will present his work on horizontal and vertical bone ridge dimensional changes in immediate implant placement in a way that is relevant to your practice. Finally, in part three Dr. Fadi Hasan will discuss Osseodensification. Dr. Hasan and his colleagues wrote an article entitled “Alveolar Ridge Expansion by Osseodensification-Mediated Plastic Deformation and Compaction Autografting: A Multicenter Retrospective Study.” In this lesson he’ll discuss how “Osseodensification preserves bone bulk, facilitates compaction autografting, and deforms trabecular bone in an outward strain, which results in alveolar ridge plastic expansion.” Note: We have no financial relationship or vested interest in Versah to disclose. In this course, you will take a quiz per each episode of the dental digest podcast and then obtain CE credit. To read more about our refund/cancellation policy click here. To contact us click here. We have no commercial support to declare. No prior skill/level required. AGD Subject Code: 690

CE Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of periodontal guided tissue regeneration
  • Understand why bone is lost after an extraction and measures that can be performed to preserve bone
  • Learn what osseodensification burs are capable of accomplishing
  • Develop an awareness for the anatomy and physiology of the alveolar ridge
  • Learn of techniques to achieve a more esthetic outcome with anterior implants 

About the Speakers

Dr. Abhishek Patel is a specialist in Periodontics and Implant Surgery. He was featured on episode 7 of the Dental Digest Podcast. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontotology and former professor at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. To learn more about Dr. Patel click here.

Dr. Alex Volchonok is a dual Ivy-League trained Board-Certified Periodontist and Oral Implantologist with advanced training in minimally-invasive surgical and laser periodontal therapy procedures. He also is the founder and director of the NYC Interdisciplinary Study Club and lectures other dentists and surgeons throughout the country. To learn more about Dr. Volchonok click here.

Dr. Fadi Hasan obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from The University of Colorado, School of Dentistry in 2011. Afterwards, he completed a 3-year surgical residency in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the Virginia Commonwealth University in 2015. He is also a member of the Academy of Osseointegration. To learn more about Dr. Hasan click here.

Teaching Method: Self-Paced/Audio/Web Mediated
Conflict of Interest Statement: Neither Dr. Fadi Hasan, Dr. Abhishek Patel or Dr. Alex Volchonok have any financial conflicts of interest to disclose.

Lesson Length: 120 min
CE credit: 2 hour (self-instruction)
Release Date: 12/21/20
Review Date: 12/21/20
Expiration/Availability Date: 12/21/23

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