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Bone Grafting Procedures for General Practitioners

Saturday, October 10, 2020 9:00am to 4:00pm

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Bone Grafting, Ridge Preservation and Ridge-Split Procedures for General Practitioners

In this comprehensive lecture for general dentists, you will learn the techniques of socket bone grafting (SBG)/ridge preservation as well as other approaches in implant-driven bone augmentation. Dr. Tolstunov will cover the ridge-split procedure (RSP) for horizontal bone augmentation and the similarities of ridge-split procedure and socket bone grafting and differences between ridge-split and block graft. You will learn how to do simple and complex ridge preservation after tooth extraction with the guided bone regeneration (GBR) approach and select the right case for the ridge-split procedure in your practice. Dr. Tolstunov will also explain all the necessary surgical instrumentation for socket bone grafting and ridge preservation.

You Will Learn

  • General principles and concepts of bone loss in the jaw
  • The proper techniques of socket bone grafting/ridge preservation with GBR
  • Key surgical considerations that are unique for the ridge-split procedure
  • Similarities of ridge-split procedure and socket bone grafting
  • Case selection for ridge-split procedure

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for dentists interested in bone grafting, ridge preservation and ridge augmentation procedures.

Tuition: $245
Program: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Format: Live, interactive webinar via Cisco Webex
Credits: This activity is designated for 6 units of continuing education credit.

Dues-paying alumni receive 15% off most programs; recent Dugoni School grads receive 20% off.

Live, interactive CE webinars offered by the Dugoni School of Dentistry are  considered as in-person, live courses by the Dental Board of California. This may vary for license renewal in other states.

Len Tolstunov, DDS, DMD, is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon practicing in San Francisco. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has conducted clinical research in oral surgery and implant dentistry, published more than 40 articles in peer-review journals and is an editor of two books on bone augmentation in implant dentistry. He speaks nationally and internationally, is a clinical professor and teaches at both the Dugoni School of Dentistry and UCSF School of Dentistry in San Francisco.

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