Contemporary Ridge Augmentation: Lasso GBR & Osseodensification Protocols

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

    Course Description (one-day hands-on course)

    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:

    • 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

    • Hands-on practical training utilizing simulation models

    Dr. Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS Bio
    Dr. Neiva earned his Certificate and Master's degree in Periodontics from the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate and a Director of the American Board of Periodontology and a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.  Dr. Neiva serves as Chairman of the Department of Periodontics, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.