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
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.
Dr. Ryan Schure earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Toronto. During his training, he participated in externships at both the University of Michigan and the Academisch Centrum Tandheelkunde Amsterdam, in the Netherlands, and was the recipient of numerous awards for clinical and academic achievements. He went on to complete his Master of Science degree with advanced training in periodontology and implant surgery at the University of Toronto. His research on the relationships between cardiovascular diseases and periodontal diseases has been published and presented at international meetings.
As a board-certified periodontist in Canada, Dr. Schure's scope of practice includes the non-surgical and surgical treatment of periodontal diseases, periodontal tissue regeneration and periodontal soft tissue grafting. He also has extensive training in the surgical placement of dental implants, hard tissue grafting (including guided bone regeneration and maxillary sinus augmentation) and soft tissue grafting to enhance the esthetics of dental implants. Dr. Schure believes in prevention first and foremost. He strives to provide his patients with the best treatment options available focusing on what is necessary for their long term oral health.
Dr. Schure is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is an active member of the Ontario Dental Association, Canadian Dental Association, Ontario Society of Periodontists, American Academy of Periodontology, and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. He continues to maintain strong affiliation to the University of Toronto as an Associate in Dentistry, where he contributes to the clinical and didactic training of undergraduate and graduate dental students. He is also involved as a lecturer with the department of continuing dental education and as a member of the undergraduate admissions committee.
Wednesday April 5th, 2017, 06:00pm - 09:00pm
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2300 Yonge Street, #901
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