Implant Dentistry: Maxillary Sinus Augmentation



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Course duration

Start date: 7 May 2019

End date: 8 May 2019

course overview

This short course is for dentists who are registered with the General Dental Council (GDC). You should have some experience in Implant Dentistry and wish to develop your skills in more advanced techniques.

This two-day hands-on course will give you a comprehensive overview of managing atrophic posterior maxilla.
This course will cover:
- Treatment planning of the posterior maxilla.
- Surgical techniques for bone augmentation to the maxillary sinus.
- The assesment 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.
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 days involves live patient surgeries. There'll 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:
- Assesment and treatment planning of missing maxillary portserior 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 
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course details

  • Course level: Fundamental courses
  • Language: English
  • Course duration (days): 2
  • CE credits: 13
  • Course fee:
  • Max. participants: 15


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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Rishi Patel

Rishi graduated from the University of Bristol Dental School in 2002. Following a year in general practice, he completed Senior House Officer posts in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Restorative dentistry at St. George’s Hospital in London and the University of Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Following this, he undertook his graduate Prosthodontic training at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in California. He completed a 3 year full-time training program focusing on all aspects of fixed, removable and implant prosthodontics and obtained a Master of Science (MS) degree in Prosthodontics in 2008. He then completed a one year Surgical Fellowship in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda. Rishi is recognised as a Specialist in Prosthodontics by the General Dental Council. His practice interests are focused on aesthetic, prosthodontic and implant dentistry. He is an Honorary Clinical Teaching Fellow at the University College London, Eastman Dental Institute and is actively involved in teaching postgraduate students and general dentists and pursuing ongoing research interests.

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Course duration

Start date: 7 May 2019

End date: 8 May 2019

contact details

If you have any questions regarding this course, please contact us using the following details:

Marjorie Kelly

Tel : 0207 905 1234

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