This intensive three-day evidence-based basis course has been repeatedly refined over the past 20 years by A/Prof Richard Chan since its introduction in 1985 by Professor Iven Klineberg and his crew. Throughout this time, the course has launched over 1000 basic practitioners in addition to specialist clinicians to implant dentistry.
The course is now structured to introduce the clinician to the surgical and prosthodontic points of implant remedy by lectures, demonstrations and hands-on workshops. The main focus shall be on the surgical and prosthodontic administration of healed single tooth websites.
Beneath supervision by extremely skilled implant surgeons and restorative clinicians/prosthodontists, members will place and restore implants in tender tissue bone fashions in a simulated medical atmosphere with manikins utilizing the complete vary of implant gear and instrumentation. It is going to give the clinician an perception into the surgical and restorative necessities and difficulties in every area. This higher understanding serves to advertise improved coordination and respect between the assorted crew members main in the end to a extra predictable medical end result.
The course has been convened by A/Prof Richard Chan since 1994 and he’s joined by three specialists, Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon Dr Lydia Lim and Prosthodontists, Dr Michael Chang and Dr David Sykes, and ceramist Mr Chris Xeras.
The implant gear and supplies assist by Nobel Biocare is gratefully acknowledged.