SFE with Particulated Autografts Combined with Vertical Ridge Augmentation using Onlay Block Grafts and a Staged Approach
Clinical Case Report
Waldemar D. Polido, DDS, MS, PhD
Dr. Polido is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, with a Master's and Doctor (PhD) degrees at the PUC University in Porto Alegre, and an OMFS Residency at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA.
He is a Professor and acting Chairman of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry and Co-Director of the Center for Implant, Esthetic and Innovative Dentistry at the Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis.
Dr. Polido is an ITI Fellow, having occupied positions as ITI Brazil Chairman and Education Delegate, as well as being a member of the ITI Education Committee for 8 years. He is currently a member of the ITI USA Leadership Team until 2021.
He is certified and a Fellow of the International Board for Certification of Specialists in OMF Surgery, as well as a Member and Fellow of several organizations, including the IAOMS, AAOMS, Academy of Osseointegration Osteology Foundation, AO-CMF and the Brazilian College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He serves also as a reviewer for the main journals in OMFS and Implantology, as the IJOMS, JOMS, IJOMI and COIR.
His main interests are in Computer Aided Maxillofacial and Implant Surgery, with a focus on Interdisciplinary Treatment, and in Orthognathic Surgery. He has many publications and lectures worldwide on digital tools, bone grafts, implants in the treatment of the esthetic area, complications, and the treatment of fully edentulous patients.