Implantology Course

Guiding Faculty: Dr. Kumar Rakshak Anand (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery)

Dr. Kumar Rakshak Anand teaches Oral Surgery, Dental Implants, Impactions, Cyst removal and Minor Oral Surgeries. He did his MDS from Government Dental College, Amritsar

Dr. Rakshak lectures nationally as well as internationally on smile design, dental lasers, implant dentistry and tissue reconstruction. He says “I have been able to see the real success, growth and development in my teaching methods through my students at AHEAD Dental Academy.”

Guiding Faculty: Dr. Manak Gupta (Periodontist)

Dr. Manak Gupta teaches Periodontics which includes dental implants, lasers and reconstructive surgery at AHEAD Dental Academy. He did his Masters from Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi. His topics of interest are smile design, dental lasers, implant dentistry and tissue reconstruction. He continues to chip in MCQs and explanatory answers for various books on international dental examinations published by AHEAD Dental Academy. He is one of the favourite teachers of the students at AHEAD!

CLINICAL CERTIFICATE COURSE IN IMPLANTOLOGY

Practical exposure is the where the students lack but this is one of our strongest points. Students are free to perform procedures directly on the allotted patients and the guiding faculty is always there to assist them in the best possible manner.

Following are the few topics that come under Implant Surgery Course:

  • Implant Surgery Course
  • Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
  • Implants in General Dentistry
  • Prosthetic rehabilitation
  • Bone Grafting Procedures
  • Soft & hard Tissue Management
  • Pain Management

 Course Objectives:

  • Understanding the diagnosis and treatment starting with the anticipated prosthetic result
  • Comprehending the basic knowledge of bone grafting and ridge augmentation procedures related to dental implants
  • Understanding the role of implant dentistry in the future dental practice

Module 1

  • Introduction to implant dentistry
    • Different types of implants
    • Rationale of implants
    • Diagnosis in implant dentistry
    • Applied Anatomy of maxilla and mandible
    • Bone in relation to implant dentistry
    • Radiographic interpretation
    • Difference between implant and tooth
    • Implant parts
    • Armamentarium
    • Introduction to different implant systems

Module 2

  • Treatment planning in implant dentistry
    • Periodontal aspect
    • Biomaterials in implants
    • Biomechanics in implant dentistry
    • Pharmacology in implant dentistry
    • Sterilization protocols
    • Radiology in implants with respect to the case scheduled for live surgery
    • Treatment planning
    • Interactive sessions with participants on case due for implant surgery Hands on: Suturing techniques on the soft tissue model. Clinical session: live surgery –Implant placement by experienced faculty on patient.

Module 3
• Provisionalisation of implants, impression technique, stress distribution around dental implants
• All on four and all on six concept
• Different prosthetic options in dental implants
• Osseointegration
• Immediate implants
• Occlusion in implants

Module 4

• Recent advances in implant dentistry
• Indirect sinus lift
• Direct sinus lift
• Bonegrafts
• Maintenance and hygiene for dental implants
• Implant failures and its management.

Course Topics:

  • Dental implants and soft tissue maintenance
    • Biology of the peri-implant tissues
    • Commonly encountered problems around dental implants
    • Use of oral hygiene techniques and products to enhance peri-implant health
    • Considerations in implant treatment planning
    • Discussion on prosthetic design and implant abutment selection on peri-implant tissues
    • Understanding abutment connection and crown cementation
    • Structured maintenance programs for patients restored with dental implants

Course Duration: Course duration is customized as per the requirement of the candidates ranging from few weeks to few months

 

1 Introduction Anatomy & Physiology of Jaws Introduction to Implant Dentistry Material science of Dental Implants & its components Various designs of Dental Implants Basic anatomy and bone physiology (Maxilla and Mandible)
2 Diagnosis & Treatment Planning Case Selection Concepts of Integration (osscointegration) Investigation to evaluate a implant case diagnosis & treatment planning Surgical principles for implant Dentistry
3 Patient allotment Surgical Phase Display & use of Armamentarium for implant dentistry
4 Implant Selection & Placement by candidates Case Selection, preparation of a case for implant surgery Selection of proper Diameter and length of the implant for selected case Surgical placement of implant live (step by step demonstration) Hands on surgical placement by the participant Post operative care of implant case
5 Diagnostic Aids & Radiography Cover screw, healing abutment, implant abutment placement Impression analog, implant analog, various impression procedures Complete laboratory steps demonstration
6 Case discussion on implant procedures Evaluation of other patients for implant placement by the participant
7 Impression procedures Second stage surgery Healing abutment placement Implant impression procedure step by step demonstration Evaluation of impression and casts
8 Case discussion on different techniques Implant Occlusion Cementation procedures & its importance Implant placement Impression making & Prosthesis delivery by the participant Implant Aesthetics