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Surgical Mastery: Advancing Techniques in Extraction and Ridge Preservation
Surgical Mastery: Advancing Techniques in Extraction and Ridge Preservation

Sat, Oct 05



Surgical Mastery: Advancing Techniques in Extraction and Ridge Preservation

Join us for this immersive and practical course that will teach you the latest techniques and best practices for tooth extraction and ridge preservation. This hands-on course is perfect for dentists who want to improve their clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction.

Time & Location

Oct 05, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Houston, 7500 Cambridge St, Houston, TX 77054, USA

About the event

Location: UTHSC School of Dentistry at Houston - Garza Classroom - 4th Floor - SOD4340

Dr. Jennifer Chang, DDS, MSD |  Popi Stylianou, DDS, MS will cover...

1. Various extraction methods, ridge preservation techniques, socket grafting, membrane placement, and suturing techniques on porcine jaws. 

2. Principles of surgical extraction, including instrument and material selection. 

3. Simple and surgical extraction techniques using both conventional and state-of-the-art instruments, including the use of surgical handpieces and piezo surgery. 

4. Different surgical flap designs and mastery of flap reflection and flap management. 

5. Conduct a detailed analysis of material selection and gain practical experience in handling diverse bone, membrane, and suturing materials. 

6. Harvest and handle autogenous bone with ease and confidence. 

7. Videos and live demonstrations before practicing on porcine jaws to develop your skills. 

8. Understand the physiological healing process, post-operative care, and complication management.

During the course, you will learn the scientific rationales of minimally invasive surgical techniques, atraumatic simple and surgical extraction techniques, various ridge preservation methods, flap management, and more. You'll also practice the art of these techniques in a supportive and engaging environment under the guidance of experienced periodontists and with the latest state-ofthe art equipment and materials. Don't miss out on this opportunity to take your clinical skills to the next level!


  • Registration

    This ticket is for registration to the course. Breakfast and refreshments will be served.

    From $395.00 to $995.00
    • $995.00
      +$24.88 service fee
    • $395.00
      +$9.88 service fee



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