Preservation of Alveolar Bone in Extraction Sockets

Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
155 Fifth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

The growth of implant dentistry has resulted in development of new and important procedures. The preservation of the dimensions of the alveolar ridge after tooth extraction is crucial for successful implant placement. This hands-on course is designed to teach basic site preservation prior to implant placement. Participants will learn socket healing after extraction and socket bone grafting with grafting material and membranes.

You Will Learn

  • How to describe extraction socket healing after extraction
  • The principles of tooth extraction with minimal trauma
  • Indications and techniques for bone grafting with membranes
  • Anesthesia, pain management and postoperative care

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for all general dentists interested in preserving the alveolar ridge for successful placement of dental implants.

Early Bird Tuition: $545 (for registrations received by October 2)
Regular Tuition: $595
Program: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Check-in: 8:30 am
Location: Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 155 Fifth Street, SF
Credits: This activity is designated for 6 units of continuing education credit.

Program is limited to 30 participants; includes lunch and morning coffee/tea service.


David Ehsan, MD, DDS, is a graduate of Dugoni School of Dentistry and University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is a licensed physician/surgeon and dentist. He is dual board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery and dental anesthesiology. He is past president of the San Francisco Dental Society and has lectured throughout the United States. He is an oral maxillofacial and implant surgeon in private practice and the surgical director of San Francisco Implant Institute.

Vinela Bakllamaja, MD, DDS, is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in private practice. She is a licensed dentist and physician. Dr. Bakllamaja is a graduate of UCSF dental school and USC medical school. She is an associate surgeon at the San Francisco Implant Institute, a private practice in downtown San Francisco devoted to advanced implant, bone grafting and soft tissue surgery. 

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry would like to acknowledge and thank Geistlich Pharma North America Inc. and Nobel Biocare for their generous support of this program.

Event Type

Speaker, Special Event, Lecture/Presentation

Sponsoring Department

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Continuing Dental Education


CDE, Dugoni, dentistry

Continuing Dental Education
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