Courses

    Osseodensification: Optimize the Site, Optimize the Outcome

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Osseodensification Level I Course

     

    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours
    1-Day Hands-on Course

    This whole-day training will minimize the learning curve and help understand the science behind Osseodensification.

    Didactic Scientific learning and Hands-on Practical Training.

    The program requires 4 hours of didactic scientific education and clinical cases review as well as additional 3 hours of hands-on simulation with actual bone specimens and simulation models.

    This course teaches the clinical Versatility of Osseodensification utilizing the Densah® Bur Technology

    • Compaction Autografting technique.
    • Review Densification Guide for any implant system.
    • Site optimization utilizing the Densah® Bur to increase Implant Stability.
    • Sub-Crestal Sinus Autografting, Lateral Ridge Expansion, Immediate Implant Placement, Guided Expansion Graft Procedures.
    • Densify After Cut (DAC) Protocol.
    • Universal Guided Surgery Protocol.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Review biomechanical, histological, and long-term clinical evidence of Osseodensification
    • Learn and practice the Clinical Versatility of Osseodensification:
      Sub-Crestal ​Sinus ​Lift
      Lateral ​Ridge ​Expansion ​
      Immediate ​Implant ​Placement ​with ​OD
      Guided ​Expansion ​Graft ​(2-Stage ​Approach)
      Universal ​Guided ​Surgery ​Protocol
    • How can we preserve bone, plastically expand it, and enhance its strength in a controlled method
    • The ​effect of ​Osseodensification ​on ​implant​total stability development for early and immediate loading
    • Risk ​assessment ​and ​avoiding ​complications
    • Hands-on practical training utilizing actual bone specimens and simulation models

    Participants Feedback:

    “This technique is truly a game changer for implant dentistry.”
    – Dr. John Lucia

    “Excellent course, I wouldn’t change a thing! ”
    – Dr. Austin Hoffner

    “Concise and clinically relevant information and guidance for implant techniques….excellent knowledge of science and application”
    – Dr. Jason Sheilch

    “The passion and knowledge of Dr Huwais was exceptional. The step-by-step protocol for each procedure and biology behind each technique made learning enjoyable.”
    – Dr. Ira Levenson

    “Drilling protocols and use of technique….clear explanations and excellent use of audio visuals.”
    – Dr Braulio Ulloa

    “Hands-on gained heptic feedback…. clear and concise instructions, very organized.”
    – Dr. Benjamin Chang

    “The lecutre was excellent with great reference to the documentation… the best i can remember.”
    – Dr Mark L Davis

    “Step by Step protocol for each procedure and biology was helpful….Passion and Knowledge was exceptional. Made learning enjoyable.” – Dr. Ira Levenson

    “The course introduced me to new techniques, it opened up options and possibilities for implants.”
    – Dr. Kurt Laemmer

    “Wonderful program, highly recommended, great explanations and passion for subject”
    – Dr. Elizabeth Nesmith

    “It was great to have this training opportunity! I loved every minute of it. Great content and an amazing lecture and hands on. Thank you Dr Huwais and team, you guys are the best! ”
    – Dr. Maria Dauri

    “Evidence based course and literature with great energy.”
    – Dr Arianna Damian Yeh

    “The personal attention with the hands on portion to refine the hands-on technique.”
    – Dr Alexander Villar

    “Details on proper use of procedures…. enthusiasm, expertise, clear procdure lists with good hands on exercises.”
    – Dr Bruce Kennedy

    “Realistic expectations while backing up histology that has these procedures is a game changes… he is a class of his own!”
    – Dr. Tatiana DelMoral

    Advanced Osseodensification Level II Hands-on Course

    Advanced Osseodensification Level II Course

    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours
    1-Day Hands-on Course

    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    This whole-day training will minimize the learning curve and help understand the science behind Osseodensification.

    Didactic Scientific learning and Hands-on Practical Training.

    The program requires 4 hours of didactic scientific education and clinical cases review as well as additional 3 hours of hands-on simulation with actual bone specimens and simulation models.
    This course teaches the advanced clinical Versatility of Osseodensification utilizing the Densah® Bur Technology.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Review the scientific evidence of Osseodensification and its clinical protocols.
    • It will teach in an in-depth hands-on format the advanced Osseodensification Clinical Protocols utilizing actual bone specimen and Clinical simulated models to perform the following procedures:
      Advanced Plastic Ridge Expansion
      Maxillary Sinus Perforation Management ​
      Advanced Molar Immediate Implant Placement with Osseodensification
      Guided ​Expansion ​Graft
      Sub-Crestal Sinus Autografting complications managements.
      The Crestal-Window sinus grafting approach.
    • Course participants are encouraged to bring and present their cases to review and treatment plan
    • What can go wrong with case examples

    Participants Feedback:

    “Clear explanations, step by step instructions, and standardized protocols make predictable outcomes”
    – Dr. Vu Bui

    “Evidence based, excellent teacher.”
    – Dr. Arianna Damian Yeh

    “Everything was great… Structure of the program is well designed and executed.”
    – Dr. Braulio Ulloa

     

    “Out of the box subjects….Everyone is an outstanding clinician.”
    – Dr. Aref El Natour
    Hard Tissue Augmentation

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Contemporary Strategies for Soft Tissue Development/ Contemporary Ridge Augmentation: Lasso GBR & Osseodensification Protocols 2-Day Course

    Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS

    CE Credits Hours: Total 14 Hours
    2-Day Hands-on Course

    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    New Ridge augmentation treatment options and materials have been introduced to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in recent years. The aim of this didactic and hands-on course is to discuss possible advantages, disadvantages, and realistic short – and long-term expectations of these new techniques and materials.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Principles of flap management
    • Strategies to optimize autologous soft tissue harvesting
    • Rationale for new materials and techniques
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Suturing techniques for predictable outcomes

    Learning Objectives:

    • Rationale for new materials and techniques
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Flap management
    • Bone instrumentation for maximum tissue preservation
    • Material selection based on material properties and features
    • Implant selection based on site-specific design

    Guided Bone Regeneration Surgical Modalities

    Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD, PhD

    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours
    (3 hrs Lecture – 4 hrs Participation)

    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    Course Description (one-day hands-on course)

    Abstract Reconstruction of the oral supporting tissues lost by disease or trauma is essential to tooth replacement with dental implant therapy.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Autogenous bone achieves the best bone quality and quantity within the shortest period of time
    • The bone that is built, is packed with collagen that can be further developed by the use of Osseodensification
    • The use of gold standard autogenous bone in the split bone block technique to repair simple and complex defects in the aesthetic zone. Including hands-on training
    • Hands-on practical training utilizing actual pigs jaws

    Participants Feedback:

    “Clarity with methods and rationale….tips and tricks for each step is extremely clear.”
    – Dr. Kadri Hazeka
    “Hands on with Individual Instruction…World Class.”
    – Dr. Grant Pitt
    “Ability to teach and come down to the students level…He is Great.”
    – Dr. Brian Kynaston
    Soft Tissue Augmentation

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Contemporary Strategies for Soft Tissue Development/ Contemporary Ridge Augmentation: Lasso GBR & Osseodensification Protocols 2-Day Course

    Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS

    CE Credits Hours: Total 14 Hours
    2-Day Hands-on Course

    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    New Ridge augmentation treatment options and materials have been introduced to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in recent years. The aim of this didactic and hands-on course is to discuss possible advantages, disadvantages, and realistic short – and long-term expectations of these new techniques and materials.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    • Principles of flap management
    • Strategies to optimize autologous soft tissue harvesting
    • Rationale for new materials and techniques
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Suturing techniques for predictable outcomes

    Learning Objectives:

    • Rationale for new materials and techniques
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Flap management
    • Bone instrumentation for maximum tissue preservation
    • Material selection based on material properties and features
    • Implant selection based on site-specific design

    Creating Ideal Soft Tissue Around Implants

    Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD, PhD

    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours
    1-Day Hands-on Course

    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    Soft tissue is one of the most important aspects of implant therapy.  It not only creates a functional barrier against the bacterial challenges but also protects the bone from resorption. It is a critical part of successful aesthetic treatment.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Treatment planning
    • Soft tissue manipulation to achieve predictable outcome
    • Review several techniques in order to maximize both functional and aesthetics results
    • We will review practical tips on all aspects of soft tissue management, which you can take back to your practice

    Participants Feedback:

    “Fantastic Speaker, excellent explanations and made us feel welcome to ask questions….very engaging presentation. ”
    – Dr. Bradley Lander

     

    “The instructor has knowledge, experience, and passion for teaching. “
    – Dr. Matt Edwards

     

    “Fantastic Speaker, excellent explanations…very approachable. “
    – Dr. Bradley Lander

     

    “Dr Gluckman has knowledge and experience as well as an obvious passion for teaching.”
    – Dr. Matt Edwards
    “Every topic and case presentation was ver detailed and well explained… his engagement with the participants was great.”
    – Dr. Albert Robles

     

    “The interactivity and stepwise approach to the practical work.”
    – Dr. ASean Mojaver

     

    “Great Demonstration to be able to walk us through real clinical dentistry.”
    – Dr. Jason Poon
    Digital Guided Surgery with Osseodensification

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Digital Guided Surgery with Osseodensification

    Dr. Arndt Guentsch

    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours
    1-Day Hands-on Course

    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    This course will address in detail the digital planning utilizing the C-Guide Concept and the utilization of Osseodensification in guided surgery.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Digital workflows in implant dentistry
    • Utilizing virtual implant planning for predictable outcomes
    • Do’s and don’ts in treatment planning and execution
    • Step by step use of the Versah® Guided Surgery System
    • Hands-on training using the Versah® Guided Surgery System for different indications on simulation models

    Participants Feedback:

    “Very practical combining the best of the Versah Burs and guided surgery.”
    Dr. Jennifer Taschner, Periodontist 
     
    “Dr. Guentsch explained things clearly and backed everything with evidence.”
    “He did a great job, great research, videos were really helpful.”
    – Dr. Paul
    Koch, General Dentist
    Zygomatic Implantology 2-Day Hands-On Course

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    CE Credits Hours: Total 14 Hours
    2-Full-Day Hands-on Course

    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    Participants will learn the theory and practice of Zygomatic Surgical Implant Placement including:

    • Diagnostic and Treatment planning
    • Zygomatic Implant Site Development and Instrumentation utilizing Osseodensification
    • Radiographic and clinical assessment for the paranasal sinuses
    • Review criteria of success, complications, and soft tissue management
    • ZGO Surgical Modalities and Treatment Planning utilizing an actual case example with CBCT Imaging
    • Surgical Hands-on utilizing Versah® ZGO simulation models
      • Model 1 will simulate Zygomatic implants in combination with normal implants
      • Model 2 will simulate QUAD Zygomatic Implants (2 on each side)

    Participants Feedback:

    “Difficult to beat this level…  Amazing guys”
    – Dr. Stuart Molloy

    “The knowledge was excellent. They cover all the subject”
    – Dr. Annabelle Beit

    “Well organized foundational course to allow a practitioner confidence.”
    – Dr. James WU

    Full Arch Rehabilitation with Same Day Restoration

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    CE Credits Hours: Total 14 Hours
    6 hours lecture, 8 hours participation
    2-Full-Day Hands-on Course

    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    Learning Objectives:

    • The Appropriate Case Selection
    • Same Day treatment protocol advantages (immediate function, cost saving, patient satisfaction, treatment acceptance)
    • The Surgical Technique of Co-Axis & MAX implants placements with the use of Versah® Osseodensification in order to optimize the case with primary stability for immediate loading
    • The Innovative Prosthodontic Protocol, characterized by its simplicity, to increase patient acceptance
    • Hands-on practical training utilizing simulation models

    Participants Feedback:

    “Great Hands on and applicable knowledge.”

    “Excellent surgeon and prosthodontist.”

    “Knowledge energy and personalities.”

    “Complete paradigm shift from hybrid technique…a dynamic course!”

     

    Selective Preservation of Tooth

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    SPoT (Selective Preservation of Tooth)

    Charles Schwimer, DMD

    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours
    1-Day Hands-on Course

    SPoT(Selective Preservation of Tooth) Drilling Protocol is a precise and reproducible tooth guided technique to optimize Partial Extraction Therapy.

    Reverse engineered diagnostics and unique instrumentation combine the benefits of Osseodensification and Partial Extraction Therapy to improve primary implant stability and early healing.
    Key elements include understanding and implementation of:

    Learning Objectives:

    • Independent trajectory management of root canal apex removal and implant osteotomy
    • Distinctive implant / restorative zones.
    • Autografting of Dentin / Bone through innovative use of Densah® Burs in both forward and reverse.

    Hands on SPoT training for anterior and posterior teeth will be performed on simulation models.

    Partial Extraction Therapy (PET)

    Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD, PhD

    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours (3 hrs Lecture – 4 hrs Participation)

    The loss of teeth will lead to resorption of the buccal plate with its resultant need for extensive augmentative procedures (both bone and soft tissue) as well as the risk of poor long term aesthetic stability.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Partial Extraction Therapy (PET) Techniques
    • Discuss how to maintain the buccal bone plate and hence prevent the collapse of the alveolar bone creating a platform for ideal soft tissue
    • Hands-on practical training utilizing simulation models
    • This lecture and hands-on will take you through the different options with regards to immediate implant placement as well as the most cutting-edge PET in a step by step fashion
    “Dr Gluckman was very knowledgeable, excellent resources, hands on, excellent and friendly speakers.”
    – Dr. Karen Kowalesik

     

    “Excellent angle of presentation and evidence.”
    – Dr. Jordan Pierce
    “Mind Blowing…. excellent angle of presentation and evidence. “
    – Dr. Jordan Piere

     

    “Excellent resources, hands-on, friendly speakers. “
    – Dr. Karen Kowalesik
    Osseodensification Live Surgery Course by Participants

    Location:
    The Summit
    205 N. Michigan Ave 10th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60601

    CE Credits Hours: Total 14 Hours

    Prerequisite for this course is Osseodensification Level 1

    The program includes didactic scientific lecture, clinical cases review and treatment planning, as well as additional 3 hours of hands-on simulation with actual bone specimens and specially designed models to simulate Osseodensification.

     

    Course Outline:

    This course teaches the clinical Versatility of Osseodensification utilizing the Densah® Bur Technology

    1-    Compaction Autografting technique.

    2-    Review Densification Guide for any implant system.

    3-    Site optimization utilizing the Densah® Bur to increase Implant Stability.

    4-    Sub-Crestal Sinus Autografting Procedure.

    5-    Densify After Cut (DAC) Protocol. (DAC)

    6-    Ridge Expansion and the Plus1® Protocol.

    7-    Universal Guided Surgery Protocol.

    Participants should be able to:

    I- Understand the scientific principal of Osseodensification

    1. Discuss its effect on implant stability.

    2. Learn how bone preservation with adequate instrumentation can optimize the implant site.

    II-  Discuss the Biomechanical validation of Osseodensification.

    III- Learn how to optimize their implant practice to Create More with Less.

    Day Two: Perform and assist in surgical procedure utilizing osseodensification.

    Each participant will have the opportunity to perform and assist in at least two surgeries with up to 2 implants placements utilizing osseodensification clinical procedures under direct guidance and supervision.

     

    Learning Objectives:

    Day One:

    •   Review biomechanical, histological, and long-term clinical evidence of Osseodensification

    •   Learn and practice the Clinical Versatility of Osseodensification:

    •   Sub-Crestal ​Sinus ​Lift

    •   Lateral ​Ridge ​Expansion

    •  ​Immediate ​Implant ​Placement ​with ​OD

    •  Guided ​Expansion ​Graft (2-Stage ​Approach)

    •   Universal ​Guided ​Surgery ​Protocol

    •   How can we preserve bone, plastically expand it, and enhance its strength in a controlled method

    •   The ​effect of ​Osseodensification ​on ​implant​total stability development for early and immediate loading

    •   Risk ​assessment ​and ​avoiding ​complications

    •   Hands-on practical training utilizing actual bone specimens and simulation models

    Day Two:

    ·  Perform and assist in surgical procedure(s) utilizing Osseodensification clinical protocols under direct guidance and supervision

     

    SCHEDULE

    DAY 1

    Full day didactic scientific learning with hands-on training utilizing actual bone specimen and clinical simulation models as well as treatment planning next day surgeries.

    7:30am-8:00am: Continental Breakfast

    8:00am-10:30am: Didactic Learning

    10:30am-10:45am: Break

    10:45am-12:00pm: Review of Osseodensification Clinical Protocols

    12:00pm-1:00pm: Lunch

    1:00pm-7:00pm: Hands-on simulation practical training

    Review Clinical Cases and Discussion

     

    DAY 2

    Whole day performing and assisting in surgical procedure utilizing Osseodensification.

    7:30am-8:00am: Continental Breakfast

    8:00am-12:30pm: Surgical Procedures

    12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch

    1:30pm-5:00pm: Surgical Procedures

    5:00pm-6:00pm: Surgical Review

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