Maxillary Sinus Augmentation

London, United Kingdom : Mar 23, 2018
  • Course overview

    This two-day hands-on course will give you a comprehensive overview of managing atrophic posterior maxilla.
    The course will cover assessment, treatment planning and surgical approaches to lateral sinus augmentation. 
    It is delivered through lectures, hands-on workshops and live patient surgeries. 
    All course tutors are GDC-registered specialists with substantial implant experience.
    The course is run by the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London. 
    Course aims
    This course will cover:
    Treatment planning of the posterior maxilla
    Surgical techniques for bone augmentation to the maxillary sinus
    The assessment and treatment planning of patients with missing maxillary posterior teeth
    There will be demonstrations of the techniques involved in the surgical bone-grafting of the maxillary sinus using animal models and live patient surgeries.
    Structure and assessment
    Each day will run from approximately 9:30 to 5pm.
    Day one
    The morning lectures will cover assessment and treatment planning, before giving you an overview of surgical techniques and biomaterials that are used in maxillary sinus augmentation.
    The afternoon will involve hands-on workshops involving animal models and simulating sinus grafting using the lateral window approach.
    Day two
    This day involves live patient surgeries. There will be two surgeries – one using traditional instrumentation and techniques and one with more contemporary instrumentation.
    Learning outcomes
    By the end of the course you should understand the:
    Assessment and treatment planning of missing maxillary posterior teeth
    Anatomical considerations and surgical approaches to the maxillary sinus
    Selection and application of graft materials for the maxillary sinus
    Staging of maxillary sinus bone-grafting

  • Speaker information

    • Dr Patel is Programme Director for Diploma in Implant Dentistry. His expertise is in teaching postgraduates in the field of dental implants and prosthodontics on short CPD courses and longer UCL accredited courses.
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