Russo Seminars - 2017 - Bone and Soft Tissue Grafting For Implant Dentistry

John Russo, D.D. S., M.H.S. is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He completed his periodontal training and earned a Master in Health Sciences degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Russo is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is in private practice in Sarasota, FL and is a clinical assistant professor at the Medical University of South Carolina in the Division of Periodontics. He is an author and an International lecturer on bone grafting and dental implant surgery.

This full day lecture will cover soft and hard tissue grafting as it relates to implant dentistry. Topics to be covered include:

  • Importance of attached tissue around teeth and implants
  • Surgical anatomy of soft tissue
  • Blood supply of soft tissue
  • Incision and flap design for grafts and implants
  • Full thickness and split thickness flaps
  • Spreading of soft tissue flaps for coverage
  • Free gingival and sub-epithelial connective tissue grafts
  • Suturing of grafts and flaps
  • Choosing suture material
  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Divisions of available bone
  • Classification of bone density
  • Twelve keys to bone grafting
  • Monocortical block onlay grafting from symphysis and ramus
  • Block allograft
  • External and internal sinus grafting
  • Classification of sinuses
  • Introduction to Cone Beam CT technology
  • Introduction to Piezotome surgery and instrument
  • Surgical anatomy
  • Guided Bone Regeneration with a titanium reinforced membrane ePTFE
  • Technique for removing failing implants
For more information visit: New York University College of Dentistry

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