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This course, led by Dr Fadi Barrak with visiting lecturers, consists of a series of eleven full day intensive workshops comprising morning lectures and afternoon group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations and hands-on sessions.
Module 9 features a day working on Cadaver heads to practice suturing, implant techniques and basic augmentation procedures.
The course also includes a place on the “Introduction to Implant Treatment Coordination” for your Treatment Coordinator, Implant Nurse or Practice Manager. This runs in parallel with Module 4 on 17th June 2017.
Successful completion of the course leads to the award of the VSS Academy Certificate in Implant Dentistry and full attendance also provides 88 hours of verifiable CPD.
The course takes you through the basics to the advanced; from practical workshops sessions practising implant placement on mandible models, to pigs heads, to cadavers and finally to placing implants in real patients under the supervision of a VSS-approved Mentor
The Mentoring aspect of this course is recommended although optional – choose from the 3 course options below;
The sessions cover the following on the dates below:
MODULE 1: Patient assessment and treatment planning – 16th March 2017
Informed consent and medico-legal aspects of implant dentistry; case assessment and treatment planning
Practical workshop: treatment planning cases and discussion
MODULE 2: Basic sciences for Implant Dentistry – 14th April 2017
Surgical anatomy; bone physiology/bone implant interface; therapeutics
Practical workshop: gowning up and surgical set-up
MODULE 3: Surgical skills for Implant Dentistry – 12th May 2017
Surgery set up/aseptic technique; flap design; suturing
Practical workshop: flap design and suturing
MODULE 4: Restoring Implants – 16th June 2017
Restoring implants; impression technique;
Practical workshop: impression techniques and use of restorative components
MODULE 5: Occlusion – basic principles – 21st July 2017
Occlusion – basic principles; occlusion – in implant dentistry; planning and sequencing
Practical workshop: correct use of articulators, centric relation, occlusal prescription
MODULE 6: CBCT theory and practice – 8th September 2017
Radiology, CBCT and Planning
Practical workshop: training session on CBCT and case discussions
MODULE 7: Implant Design and Biometrics – 5th & 6th October 2017
CBCT Theory and practice
MODULE 8: Bone defects and management – 27th October 2017
Bone defects; grafting material; GBR principles; soft tissue management
Practical workshop: use of bone substitute and membranes
MODULE 9: Implant surgery procedures – 17th November 2017
Practical Workshop: Suturing implant placement and basic augmentation procedures on Cadaver heads
MODULE 10: Grafting procedures – 1st December 2017
Sinus lift procedure
Practical workshop: sinus lift technique – lateral and crestal approaches
To reserve your place, an initial non-returnable deposit of £250 plus VAT is payable on booking
A 5% discount of course fees is available to all delegates choosing to pay the fees in full prior to course commencement
Full fees are due at the start of the course, but by agreement can be paid in three monthly standing order instalments
The closing date for applications is Sunday 5th March 2017.
Lunch and refreshments are provided each day.
Meet your fellow delegates and Faculty at our course dinners on the evenings before modules 1 and 11.
Mentoring cases – Mentees are responsible for the costs of all materials required for their cases
Additional Mentoring is available after you have finished the course, through VSS either in-house or at a VSS Training Practice at additional cost.