3rd ITI Education Week Porto Alegre
From Extraction to Rehabilitation
Date TBD


In association with the Hospital Moinhos de Vento

an institution affiliated with Johns Hopkins Medicine International




This ITI Education Week, held at Moinhos de Vento Hospital in Porto Alegre, has been designed for clinicians with experience in the field of implant dentistry. It is the first to be held in Portuguese and Spanish. The four-day course will run under the topic “From Extraction to Rehabilitation” and focus on the biological and clinical effects of tooth loss and approaches to rehabilitation, from esthetic single tooth to full edentulous complex cases.  Lectures include evidence-based aspects of alveolar bone preservation, soft tissue management, simultaneous and staged bone grafts.  For this edition, the topic of digital planning and workflow was added. Besides a series of lectures, the course includes live surgeries and case discussions. Participants will benefit from the significant research and clinical experience of the faculty.

Porto Alegre is a beautiful city in south-eastern Brazil. With its direct flight connections to Panama City, Lisbon and Miami, Porto Alegre is easily accessible for participants from South America as well as other Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking parts of the world.  Major South American cities such as Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Santiago are just a two-hour flight away.  The weather in November is warm and sunny, so participants may want to enjoy the weekend before or after the course visiting the nearby attractions.

Course Data

Date: Date TBD
Language: Portuguese/Spanish
Venue: Hospital Moinhos de Vento, Porto Alegre, Brazil



Course Director

Waldemar D. Polido, Porto Alegre, BR

National Speakers

Maurício Araújo , Rio de Janeiro, BR

Wagner Duarte, Brasília, BR

Paulo Eduardo Pittas do Canto, Porto Alegre, BR

Leandro Nunes, Porto Alegre, BR

International Guest Speaker

Prof. Dean Morton

          Professor and Chair

          Department of Prosthodontics

          Assistant Dean for Strategic Partnerships and Innovation

          Director, Center for Implant, Esthetic and Innovative Dentistry

          Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, USA


Learning objectives

  • Describe the effects of tooth loss and how they can be minimized for implant treatment
  • Discuss different approaches for alveolar reconstruction and implant placement
  • Understand treatment planning for advanced and complex situations in esthetic and non-esthetic areas
  • List steps of digital workflows



  • Factors of tissue stability around implants
  • SAC Risk Factors Analysis
  • Treatment planning in the periodontally compromised patient
  • What happens after tooth loss and how to deal with it
  • Alveolar bone: preservation or augmentation?
  • Clinical decisions in extraction and implant placement
  • Soft tissue augmentation and management
  • GBR Concepts and applications
  • Concepts and techniques for improving primary stability
  • Biological failures
  • Restorative technical and mechanical failures
  • Reduced diameter implants – indications, results and techniques
  • Implants and bone grafts: simultaneous or staged
  • Short implants: indications, results and techniques
  • Update on Sinus augmentation techniques
  • Esthetic management of complex cases
  • Posterior mandible solutions - from staged grafts to short implants
  • Surgical alternatives for the Edentulous  Maxilla and Mandible
  • Full edentulism - removable or fixed restorations: decision-making and treatment plan
  • Digital workflow in implant dentistry

Course Fee/General Information

Non-ITI Member: BRL 3500
ITI Fellow/ITI Member: BRL 2800

*including coffee breaks, lunches and one official dinner
*Possibility to pay by credit card or in 4 installments

No. of participants
max. 30

CE credit
32 hours

Difficulty level

Hotel information will be provided after registration

ITI International Team for Implantology
ITI Headquarters
Peter Merian-Strasse 88
4052 Basel

Phone +41 61 270 83 83
Fax +41 61 270 83 84
E-Mail headquarters@iti.org 

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