Surgical Skills for Implant Dentistry: Soft Tissue Management, Extractions and Ridge Preservation

202108sep9:00 am4:30 pmSurgical Skills for Implant Dentistry: Soft Tissue Management, Extractions and Ridge Preservation9:00 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time Event Organized ByADA NSW Centre for Professional DevelopmentDisciplineImplants,PeriodonticsFormatHands-on,In-Person

Surgical Skills for Implant Dentistry

Event Details

Topics include

  • Assessment of soft tissue biotypes
  • Clinical and radiographic assessment of hard tissue for implant placement
  • Pre-operative planning for tooth extraction
  • Principles and techniques for minimally invasive tooth extraction
  • Assessment of the extraction site for healing
  • Merits of ridge preservation
  • Considerations in the timing of implant placement 
  • Decision making in soft and hard tissue augmentation
  • Soft tissue handling at the time of tooth extraction and implant placement
  • Suturing techniques for predictable wound closure and healing

Learning Objectives

This course aims to provide dentists with confidence in providing a higher level of surgical care to your patients. The skills learned in this course can be used in routine surgical dentistry and provide a framework for further professional development in areas such as bone grafting and implant placement.

Listen to Dr Robert Fell in the lead up to the course.


Speakers for this event

  • Dr Joseph Lee

    Dr Joseph Lee

    Specialist periodontist

    Dr Joseph Lee is a specialist periodontist. He maintains a private practice in the Sydney CBD, Parramatta and Gosford, focused on implant surgery and the treatment of periodontal disease. He is a Clinical Educator in Periodontology with the University of Sydney and is a surgical mentor for the Graduate Diploma of Implant Dentistry programs with the University of Sydney and Charles Sturt University. He is the current President of the Australian Society of Periodontology (NSW branch).

    Joseph graduated from dentistry in 2002. Since then, he has held various positions in the public and private sectors in general dentistry. In addition, he was a Senior House Officer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in England before returning and completing his specialist training in periodontology in 2010. His research in dental implants and peri-implant disease has been published in the Clinical Oral Implants Research journal and is widely cited.

    Specialist periodontist

  • Dr. Robert Fell

    Dr. Robert Fell

    Specialist Periodontist

    Robert completed his specialty training in Periodontics, graduating with a Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Periodontics) and gained his second fellowship of The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in the special stream of Periodontics. He works in a referral based practice specialising in the treatment of periodontal disease, implant placement and management of implant complications. He is the co-director of the Sydney Hills district ITI study club.

    URL https://perio-implants.com.au/about/

    Specialist Periodontist


ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development

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(Wednesday) 9:00 am - 4:30 pm(GMT+10:00) View in my time

CPD Hours



Non-Member Dentist $1068.00 ADA Member Dentist $890.00 Member of another ADA State $890.00 Recent Grads $712.00

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