The advancements and improvements in grafting biomaterials and technologies have provided clinicians with a plethora of choices in both grafting techniques and donor biomaterials. Understandably, clinicians become confused as to the appropriate donor material to use for specific surgical techniques that require the use of the biomaterials. This course will delineate the various surgical techniques and most appropriate donor material or materials to use for the specific procedure. Clinical outcomes will be demonstrated with completed cases and long-term follow-up radiographs. The course will include live surgery to demonstrate surgical techniques in which Bio-Oss may be used as an appropriate donor material and a hands-on workshop session by which participants may experience the handling properties of the various grafting materials.
At the end of the session, participants will be able to:
• Understand the biologic principles of Bio-Oss, including the resorption
rate, osteoconductive properties, and benefits of use
• Incorporate Bio-Oss into their daily practices
• Experience the handling characteristics of Bio-Oss for specific surgical
$1095 Registration Fee
8:00 AM – 3:45 PM
6 CE Credit Hours
Please register in advance. On-site registration will not be accepted.
Peter K. Moy is a professor of Clinical Dentistry and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the director of
implant dentistry at the Straumann Surgical Dental Clinic, and the Nobel Biocare Endowed Chair in Surgical Implant Dentistry at UCLA School of Dentistry. He is a past president of the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr Moy has written and published numerous articles related to implant dentistry and osseointegration, specifically on bone grafting and augmentation procedures for atrophic ridges. He has lectured as well as performed surgical procedures nationally and internationally. His private practice in Brentwood, California, is limited to oral and maxillofacial surgery focused primarily in the areas of osseointegrated dental implants and the reconstruction of severely atrophic ridges.
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