Periodontal Regeneration: What’s in your Toolbox?
September 16, 2020
2300 Yonge Street, Suite 901, Toronto ON
3 CE Credits Course Description: The regeneration of tooth-supporting structures which have been lost as a consequence of periodontal diseas...More details
The extraction socket undergoes changes during healing often leading to an unfavourable implant recipient site. Careful extraction and ridge preservation graft will prevent loss of precious bone volume. This course will outline the evidence and the combined accumulated clinical experience resulting in sites with adequate volume of bone necessary for predictable implant placement.
1. To review evidence for ridge preservation.
2. To review graft materials.
3. To understand the benefits of careful extraction and grafting.
4. To learn protocols and treatment sequence
Dr. Birek is an Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics and staff surgeon with the Implant Prosthodontic Unit at the University of Toronto. He maintains a private practice in Periodontics and Implant Surgery. Over the years Dr. Birek has conducted research leading to the development of the Toronto Automated Periodontal Probe and the study of refractory periodontitis. His sabbatical year with the Medical Communications Group within the department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto lead to a change in academic direction towards the development of educational modules using digital technology. The development of the "Near Real-Time Imaging" concept in the training of residents in implant surgery is a work in progress. Over the years, as a senior surgeon at the Implant Prosthodontic Unit at University of Toronto he has witnessed and participated in the various stages of development and application of dental implants.
Monday September 25th, 2017, 06:00pm - 09:00pm
$99.00 plus taxes
2300 Yonge Street #901