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Alveolar Ridge Preservation and Augmentation for Optimal Implant Placement

COURSE NUMBER: 626

Lavanya Rajendran, DMD; Sejal Thacker, DDS, MDSc

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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This course outlines needs and modes of bone preservation and augmentation to facilitate optimum 3-dimensional implant placement. The authors will walk you through the process of bone remodeling following extraction, alveolar ridge preserva...

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Overview

This course outlines needs and modes of bone preservation and augmentation to facilitate optimum 3-dimensional implant placement. The authors will walk you through the process of bone remodeling following extraction, alveolar ridge preservation, types of ridge deficiencies, alveolar ridge augmentation techniques, complications, prognosis and maintenance of augmented sites.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Apr 19, 2021

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Apr 18, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    690, 310, 490

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Understand in brief the biology behind bone remodeling and resorption.
  • Identify and classify bone defects in edentulous sites.
  • Describe the eligibility for bone grafting and select the appropriate modality of treatment for the same.
  • Explain the steps involved in executing bone augmentation procedures.
  • Discuss the risks and complications of bone augmentation.
  • Explain the long-term prognosis of procedures described.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Thacker conducts clinical research funded by Straumann LLC. She has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
  • Dr. Rajendran has no conflicts of interest associated with this course. She has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Lavanya Rajendran

DMD

Lavanya Rajendran is a third-year periodontal resident at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. She completed her dental school training at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA.


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Sejal Thacker

DDS, MDSc

Submission Information

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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AADH Approved Program Provider

Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.