Osseodensification Live Surgery Course by Participants – USA


    CE Credits Hours: Total 14 Hours*

    Prerequisite: Versah-Certified Osseodensification Hands-On Course

    Two days Live Surgeries by Participants under direct guidance.

    Course Description:

    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.

    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.

    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

    *7 CE Credits from Versah® for Hands-On Simulation Course. 7 CE credits from Augusta University Dental School for Live Surgery Course.

    Dr. Salah Huwais Bio
    Dr. Huwais is the founder of Osseodensification. He maintains a private practice focusing on periodontics and surgical implantology in Jackson, Michigan. Dr. Huwais completed his periodontics and implantology surgical training at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He serves as an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota, Dental Implant Program.
    Dr. Charles Schwimer, DMD bio
    Periodontal and Dental Implant Solutions
    He maintains a full-time private practice in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA limited to periodontics and implants, specializing in biologically based preservation and he received his BS degree in Psychology and later received his DMD at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1985.
    Michael E. Pruett, DMD, FICD, DICOI
    Michael Pruett is Assistant Professor of Oral Rehabilitation, and Director of the General Practice Residency Program at the Dental College of Georgia At Augusta University. He received his D.M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry, then completed a two year General Practice Residency at the University of Virginia. He then became the Director of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut.
    Dr. Ann Marie (“Marnie”) Hofbauer
    Dr. Ann Marie (“Marnie”) Hofbauer received her periodontal certificate from the University of Illinois at Chicago in 1997. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontolgy. She practiced as an associate in Chicago for two years and then relocated to Oregon to establish her practice in McMinnville for the past 17 years.
    Dr. Amin maintains an implant only practice in Burbank, CA. He performs all "full scope implantology" with prosthetic reconstructions including zygomatic implants. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and a Fellow of the AAID. He is an officer the AAID Western District and serves on the AAID Education Committee.