Special Offers Available:
This course, led by Dr Fadi Barrak with visiting lecturers, in association with Quintess Denta Ireland, consists of a series of 10 full day intensive workshops comprising morning lectures and afternoon group discussions, case studies, practical demonstrations and hands-on sessions.
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 18th May 2018
Successful completion of the course leads to the award of the VSS Academy Certificate in Implant Dentistry and full attendance also provides 80 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 or your existing Mentor
The sessions cover the following on the dates below:
MODULE 1: Patient assessment and treatment planning – 23rd Feb 2018
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 – 23rd Mar 2018
Surgical anatomy; bone physiology/bone implant interface; therapeutics
Practical workshop: gowning up and surgical set-up
MODULE 3: Surgical skills for Implant Dentistry – 20th April 2018
Surgery set up/aseptic technique; flap design; suturing
Practical workshop: flap design and suturing
MODULE 4: Implant Design and Biometrics – 18th May 2018
Aesthetic consideration; implant design; stent design
Practical workshop: stent design and implant placement
MODULE 5: Bone defects and management –22nd June 2018
Bone defects; grafting material; GBR principles; soft tissue management
Practical workshop: use of bone substitute and membranes
MODULE 6: Restoring Implants – 20th July 2018
Restoring implants; impression technique;
Practical workshop: impression techniques and use of restorative components
MODULE 7: Occlusion – basic principles – 14th Sept 2018
Occlusion – basic principles; occlusion – in implant dentistry; planning and sequencing
Practical workshop: correct use of articulators, centric relation, occlusal prescription
MODULE 8: Grafting procedures – 12th Oct 2018
Sinus lift procedure
Practical workshop: sinus lift technique – lateral and crestal approaches
MODULE 9: CBCT theory and practice – 9th Nov 2018
Radiology, CBCT and Planning
Practical workshop: training session on CBCT and case discussions
MODULE 10: Complications and their management and OSCE-style exam –10th Dec 2018
Complications; implant interface
Practical workshop: communication skills, presentations and OSCE exam preparation.
Fees for this course are as follows;
£6,130 plus VAT*
To reserve your place, an initial non-returnable deposit of £250 plus VAT* is payable on booking (equivalent in Euros at the exchange rate on that day)
(*Equivalent in Euros at the exchange rate on the day of payment of deposit and further balances due)
A 5% early bird booking discount is available on all reservations made before 31st December 2017.
A further 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 installments.
The closing date for applications is Mon 19th Feb 2018
Lunch and refreshments are provided each day.
Meet your fellow delegates and Faculty at our course dinners on the evenings before modules 1 and 10.
Additional Mentoring is available after you have finished the course, through VSS either in-house or at a VSS Training Practice at additional cost.