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Current Perspectives in Implant Dentistry

In association with the University of Melbourne, Melbourne Dental School

Course information

The five-day Melbourne ITI Education Week is aimed at dental practitioners with an interest in dental implantology and who would like to gain insights into the digital implant workflow for planning and placement of implants. The course includes lectures, case discussions, live surgical and restorative procedures as well as hands-on sessions. It is designed to provide a sound basis for the treatment of patients with implants from both restorative and surgical aspects using the digital workflow.

Event location

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Difficulty level Straightforward/Advanced
Language English
Venue Melbourne Dental School and Melbourne Dental Clinic, University of Melbourne, Australia

Faculty

Course directors
Prof Ivan Darby
BDS, PhD, FRACDS(Perio)
Head of Periodontics
Convener Postgraduate Periodontics
Director of Graduate Studies
Melbourne Dental School
University of Melbourne

A/Prof Roy Judge
BDS, MDSc, PhD
Head of Prosthodontics
Convener Postgraduate Prosthodontics
Director of Continuing Professional Development
Melbourne Dental School
University of Melbourne

Speakers
The ITI Education Week Melbourne is directed by Professor Ivan Darby, Head of Periodontics, along with Associate Professor Roy Judge, Head of Prosthodontics, Melbourne Dental School. It features highly regarded local ITI Fellows such as Dr. Stephen Chen, Dr. Anthony Dickinson, Dr. Robert De Poi, and Dr. Christopher Evans as well as Melbourne Dental School staff.

Learning objectives

  • Understand both restorative and surgical implant assessment and treatment planning
  • Understand straightforward and advanced implant prosthodontics and surgery
  • Be exposed to complex implant prosthetics and surgery
  • Understand the current concepts in implant dentistry

Course details

Topics include

  • Biological principles of implant dentistry
  • Case assessment
  • Radiography for implant dentistry
  • SAC classification
  • Timing of implant placement
  • Augmentation materials
  • Implants in aesthetic zone
  • Approaches for implants in the posterior maxilla & mandible
  • Immediate loading
  • Bone versus tissue level
  • Loading protocols
  • Management of biological complications
  • Implant complications
  • Case discussions

Live procedures include

  • Single implant placement
  • Multiple implant placement for fixed bridge work
  • Lower implant retained full dentures
  • Simultaneous grafting
  • Impression techniques and provisionalisation for single and multiple implants

Hands-on sessions include

  • Placement of bone level implants
  • Impression techniques for dental implants
  • Provisionalisation of dental implants
  • Managing complications

Case discussions cover

  • Assessment

Course fee/general information

Non-ITI Member: AUD 5,665*
ITI Fellow/ITI Member: AUD 5,100*

* including coffee breaks, lunches and course dinner

25

max. number of participants

40

CE credits hours

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