Implants are becoming a routine treatment option for replacing missing teeth. Successful management of dental implant cases requires appropriate treatment planning. In order to plan these cases properly, it is necessary to understand the limitations and associated risk factors. In addition, planning treatments with dental implants rquires specific skills that are unique to this treament modality. This includes knowledge of the components required for the treatment and the ability to use dental implant catalogs. Dental implant companies provide a large range of options in terms of components needs to treat these cases, (i.e. implants, impression transfers, implant abutments, etc.). Each clinical scenario requires specific components that depend on multiple factors such as implant position and angulation, the size of the implant that can be placed, mouth opening and many others. Therefore, in order to be able to manage a dental implant treatment, the clinician needs to be able to select the most appropriate components for each case. Furthermore, in order to plan the surgical placement of a dental implant, surgical guides are needed. Handmade surgical guides help determine the position of the implant whereas CAD/CAM surgical guides help determine the precise position and angulation of the implant.
In the morning session of this course, the participants will be introduced to the key concepts in planning treatments with dental implants. Afterwards, there will be a hands-on exercise in which the participants will be trained on how to develop comprehensive treatment plans for dental implant cases, and how to use the dental implant catalogs needed to do so.
In the afternoon session, the participants will be trained on how to make surgical guides for edentulous and dentate patients using traditional manual techniques as well as CAD/CAM technology.
Dentists may attend the full-day course with hands-on workshop, or the morning (didactic) session only.
Upon completion of this presentation, participants should:
Dr. Tamimi has a Bachelor Degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) and holds a PhD and degrees in both Implant Prosthodontics and Geriatric Dentistry from the University Complutense of Madrid, as well as a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from McGill University. He is the course director for the implant curriculum at McGill University and has won the W.W.Wood Award for Excellence in Dental Teaching. Dr. Tamimi is currently Counselor at Large of the Canadian Association for Dental Research and Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at McGill University. He has published more than 70 articles in peer-reviewed dental and medical journals.
Nicholas Makhoul, DDS, MD, FRCD(C)
Dr. Makhoul received his DDS from McGill University in 2005. He then obtained his MD in 2009 and completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training in 2011 at the University of Michigan. Dr. Makhoul is an Assistant Professor, Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program at McGill University as well as Chief of the Department of Dentistry and
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Montreal University Hospital Centre (MUHC).
We are a short street corner away from the McGill Metro Station (exit McGill College Avenue). Parking is available in our building on a first-come-first-served basis. Cost is currently $6 evenings and weekends. The parking entrance is at the corner of Victoria and President Kennedy streets.
Saturday, November 26, 2016 8:00 AM - 4:30 PMEastern Time Zone
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