Implant Placement: A Surgical and Prosthetic Overview with Implant Placement and Bone Grafting on Cadavers
Boston, MA • April 12, 2018, 9:00 AM - April 14, 2018, 5:00 PM
In this three-day course, participants will have the opportunity to receive implant training from skilled TUSDM clinicians, and to conduct surgeries on cadavers under experienced supervision. Due to the highly-intensive nature of implant surgery, the hands-on portion of this course will be restricted to a limited number of participants, though additional attendees are welcome to participate in the lecture-only portion of the course.
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine 
One Kneeland Street
Boston, MA 02111
Program Agenda

Day One of the course will include didactic lectures on diagnosis, treatment planning, surgical techniques for implant placement, and advanced techniques with bone grafting and peri-implant tissue management. Dentists seeking an overview of implant treatment are welcome to attend this day of the course alone, or in concert with the following hands-on sessions.

Day Two of the course will consist of hands-on instruction of surgical and prosthetic training, which will take place in TUSDM's state-of-the-art Simulation Clinic. Participants will be walked through the various steps necessary in order to prepare for and execute the placement of an implant, and will have the opportunity to ask questions of both surgical and prosthodontic specialists. This session is an excellent introduction to hands-on implant placement, and is also a helpful review for individuals who have placed implants in the past.

Day Three of the course will focus on a wide variety of implant and implant-related surgeries, including flap design, socket preservation, sinus lifts and ridge augmentation surgeries performed on cadavers. Participants will have an opportunity to practice these procedures on cadavers, with hands on demonstration and assistance by experienced surgical faculty.

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Course Information
Thursday March 5th, 2015: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Friday March 6th, 2015: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday March 7th, 2015: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Speaker Information
MARIA B. PAPAGEORGE, DMD, MS, is Professor and Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. She is also Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs and Chair of the Department of Dentistry at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Papageorge is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and the Academy of Dental Science.
Credit Information
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 21 continuing education credits.

  Tufts University School of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

$395/Doctor Day 1 Only
$395/Staff, All 3 Days, Observation Only
Learning Objectives
  • Understand the basic concepts involved in the diagnosis, treatment planning and surgical techniques of implant placement
  • Understand the basic concepts involved in prosthetic restoration of implants
  • Become familiar with advanced concepts involving bone-grafting and peri-implant tissue management
  • Become more familiar and confident in the different surgical techniques and placing implants
Target Audiences
Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Assistants

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