2010 Course Schedule
Session 1
Periodontal Mechanical
Instrumentation and Surgery
February 5 – 7, 2010
Session 2
Oral Plastic Surgery
March 19 – 21, 2010
Session 3
Advanced Implant Surgery
May 13 – 16, 2010
Periodontal Mechanical
Instrumentation and Surgery
Hands-on Workshop Featuring Flap Designs
and Suturing Techniques
February 5 – 7, 2010 Session 1
Day 1: Periodontal Instrumentation
  • Periodontal Therapy and Evaluation of Outcomes
  • Hand Instrumentation
  • Ultrasonic Instrumentation
  • Adjunctive Procedures and Chemotherapy in Periodontics
  • Periodontal Surgery – Why? When? How?
Day 2: Periodontal Surgery
  • Flap Designs, Suturing Techniques and Surgical Instruments
  • Pre-Surgical and Post-Surgical Management of Wound Healing
  • Management of Infrabony Defects
  • Management of Furcation Defects
Day 3: Pig-Jaw Surgical Exercise
  • Mechanical Instrumentation
  • Pig-Jaw Surgical Exercise
  • Flap Design (Partial vs. Full), Vertical Releasing Incisions, Tension-Free Flap Advancement, Double-Layer Flap Advancement
  • Suturing Techniques:
    • Figure 0 or 8 Interrupted Suture
    • Cross Mattress Suture for Socket Closure
    • Single Sling for Flap Advancement
    • Multiple Sling
    • Anchoring Suture
    • Vertical and Horizontal Mattress
    • Modified Vertical and Horizontal Mattress for GTR/GBR
    • Continuous Suture
    • Continuous Locking Suture
  • Periodontology Surgery Techniques
    • Modify Widman Flap
    • Apically Position Flap
    • Bone Grafts
    • Guided Tissue Regeneration
Oral Plastic Surgery
A Hands-on Workshop Featuring Esthetic Crown
Lengthening and Predictable Soft Tissue Grafting
March 19 – 21, 2010 Session 2
Day 1: Esthetic Crown Lengthening
  • Principles of an Esthetic Smile
  • Essentials for Esthetic Restoration and Treatment
  • Esthetic and Surgical Crown Lengthening
  • Biologic Width for Natural Teeth and Dental Implants
  • Procedures Used for Crown Lengthening
  • Principles of Soft Tissue Grafting
Day 2: Predictable Soft Tissue Grafting
  • Lateral Pedicle Graft (e.g. Lateral sliding flap, double papillae flap, semilunar flap)
  • Coronally Advanced Flap
  • Free Soft Tissue Graft
  • Subepithelial Connective Graft
  • Dermal Matrix Graft (Alloderm or Dermis)
  • Guided Tissue Based Root Coverage
  • Root Conditioning Agents (e.g. citric acid, tetracycline, EDTA, platelet rich plasma, enamel matrix derivatives, etc.)
  • Different Techniques and Combinations
    • Envelope
    • Coronally Advanced
    • Tunneling
Day 3: Pig-Jaw Surgical Exercise
  • Limited Lecture and Video Demonstration
  • Instrument Set-up
  • Surgical (Esthetic) Crown Lengthening
  • Harvesting Free Gingival Graft and Sub-Epithelial Connective Tissue Graft
  • Suturing Techniques: SAT technique
  • Tunneling CT and Dermal Matrix Grafting (Alloderm/Dermis)
  • GTR-based Root Coverage
Advanced Implant Surgery
A Hands-On Training Course Featuring Implant
Esthetics and Predictable Advanced Bone Grafting
May 13 – 16, 2010 Session 3
Day 1: Implant Surgery
  • Current Trends in Implant Therapy – I
    • Background
    • Scientific Support
    • Types of Implants
    • Differences Among Implant Systems
    • Implants vs.Teeth
  • Implant Surgery – 101
  • Socket Augmentation and Immediate Implant Placement
  • Current Trends in Implant Therapy – II
    • Implant Treatment (including esthetic) Planning
    • Early Implant Bone Loss
    • Platform Switching
    • Surgical Guides
Day 2: Advance Bone Grafting
  • Ridge Augmentation: Guided Bone Regeneration
    • Brief Review of Monocortical Onlay Grafting
    • Ridge Splitting/Expansion
    • Cancellous Bone Block
  • Flapless Implant Surgery; Immediate Implant Loading: Pros and Cons as well as Technique
Day 3: Pig-Jaw Surgical Exercise
  • Viewing Video
    • Surgical Guides
    • Implant Surgeries
    • Immediate Implant Placement
    • Socket Augmentation
    • Guided Bone Regeneration
    • Sandwich Bone Augmentation
    • Suturing Technique
    • Ridge Splitting/Expansion
  • Implant Surgery
    • Implant Placement
    • Socket Augmentation
    • Immediate Implant Placement
    • Sandwich Bone Augmentation
    • Advanced Suture Techniques
    • Implant Soft Tissue Grafting
Day 4: Implant Prosthodontics
  • Current Trends in Implant Prosthodontics – I
    • Background
    • Classification
    • Components
    • Impression Technique
    • Scientific Support
  • Fabrication of Surgical Guides
  • Implant Prosthodontic Techniques Hands-on Workshop (Step-by-Step)
Course Information and Course Location
Included with this course
This ten-day hands-on tissue grafting and implant placement program includes case treatment planning, surgical observation, hands-on surgery, laboratory participation as well as the following:
  • AGD points: 6 hours per day
  • RCDSO credit points (Ontario dentists only):
    • Session 1: 18 points
    • Session 2: 18 points
    • Session 3: 24 points
  • Certificate of completion from the Toronto Implant Institute for each session completed
  • Certificate of completion from the University of Michigan for completion of all three sessions

Course Location
Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre & Spa
8500 Warden Avenue
Markham, ON L6G 1A5

Block rate of $125 (includes room and parking) available at the Hilton Suites Toronto/Markham Conference Centre & Spa. Please ask for “Toronto Implant Institute” block rate.


Thanks again for putting on such great courses! I really learned a ton and so appreciate not only the content but all the planning, ambience and general supportive and positive attitude of all of your team and the attendees. You help to set the tone that is ideal for learning, collegial support and networking!

Dr. Carol Waldman, Toronto, ON

…. He [Dr. Hom-Lay Wang] presents a thorough, non-biased, scientifically supported program on all phases of implants, not just the surgery.

Dr. Evelyn Elsey, Midhurst, ON

Dr. [Natalie] Wong and her staff run a top notch program. Dr. [Hom-Lay] Wang’s course on periodontal surgery (session 1) is a comprehensive introduction to the world of periodontal possibilities.

Dr. Cameron Grant, Blackfalls, AB
Hom-Lay Wang DDS, MSD, PhD

Dr. Hom-Lay Wang, Endowed Collegiate Professor of Periodontics, Professor and Director of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry received his DDS from Taipei Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan, DDS, MSD from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and PhD from Hiroshima University, Japan. In 2006, he was awarded an honorary PhD from Timi-soaro University, Romania to honor his contribution in Dentistry. He is the author or co-author of 20 book chapters/invited reviews and more than 180 scientific articles. Dr. Wang is a Director and Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (ABP), an Immediate Past-President of the Midwest Society of Periodontology, and a President-Elect, Board Director of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) and a Fellow of American College of Dentists. He serves as a Consultant for the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation, an Associate Editor for The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implant as well as International Chinese Journal of Dentistry, Editorial Board member for the Journal of Periodontology, Clinical Oral Implants Research, International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Implant Dentistry, European Journal of Dentistry, The Open Dentistry Journal and many others. Dr. Wang is the recipient of the following awards/honors: AADS Clinical Research Fellowship Award (1992), Best Faculty Award (2003), The Charles E. English Annual Award in Clinical Science and Techniques (2004), Best papers in Journal of Oral Implantology (2005) and Implant Dentistry (2005) and Morton L. Perel Annual Award for Dental Implant Educator (2007). Dr. Wang’s research focuses on guided tissue/bone regeneration in attempts to repair and/or regenerate various periodontal and implant-related defects as well as oral plastic surgery. Because of his expertise in regeneration, he is the author of AAP position paper entitled “Periodontal Regeneration”. Over the past 15 years, he has given more than 400 lectures at different professional and scientific congresses/ courses and universities both in the United States and throughout the world.

Dr. Wang’s Recent Achievements
  • 2007 Morton L. Perel Annual Award for Dental Implant Educator
  • 2005 The Best Articles of the Year in Implant Dentistry 2004
  • 2005 The Best Article of the Journal of Oral Implantology in 2004
  • 2004 The Charles English Annual Award in Clinical Science & Techniques
  • 2004 Distinguished Service Award (by graduate students)
  • 2003 Best Faculty Award
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Website: www.torontoimplantinstitute.com

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