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Continuing Dental Education

Surgical Planning and Placement of Dental Implants- Hands-on Workshop

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Date: Friday - Saturday, September 26 - 27, 2014
Credit: 14 hours
Location: Zimmer Institute, Parsippany, NJ
Cost: $1,600.00 Dentist
Sponsor: Periodontology

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Registration and Fees:
$1600 on or before August 4, 2014
$1750 after August 4, 2014

The registration fee includes course materials, CE credit and all meals listed in the agenda. All registrations must be received by September 15, 2014.

UNC CDE recommends that you do not make air travel arrangements prior to receiving a receipt of payment or confirmation. UNC CDE is not responsible for any travel-related costs.

Activity Description: It is quickly becoming imperative for the general practitioner to be competent in the diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment techniques of the dental implant patient. We are proud to announce that The University of North Carolina School of Dentistry has developed a surgical multi-level dental implant course that includes 'one of a kind' hands-on practice in a 'leading edge' facility at the Zimmer Institute in Parsippany, NJ. The station simulated patient laboratory offers an unprecedented level of hands-on instruction. Each station includes a computer and monitor, a surgical and restorative mannequin featuring soft tissue and bone with both cortical and cancellous layers, soft tissue-lined sinuses, and 'wired' inferior alveolar nerves.

A team of one surgical and one restorative faculty will discuss current evidence, concepts, and principles necessary to be successful in discussing dental implant treatment with patients, treatment planning cases, and placing and restoring dental implants.

The course will include surgical, periodontal, and restorative perspectives in detail. Simple and complex restorative processes involved in the treatment of the implant patient will be demonstrated utilizing clinical cases and simulated practice. Interactive discussion and one-on-one interaction with the faculty are an integral part of this course that is limited to 24 participants. Join us in Parsippany, NJ to gain extensive knowledge, skills, and confidence in implant dentistry.

Activity Objectives: At the completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
*Develop treatment plans following a scientific and literature-supported rationale, using the most modern techniques
*Identify indications and contraindications for immediate implant placement, osteotome technique, and advanced bone-grafting procedures
*Recognize the indications and benefits of soft tissue management around dental implants
*Describe and explain the current trends in tissue engineering for implant dentistry

Agenda Day 1
8:00  8:05 Introduction of the Course and Course Faculty
8:05  8:45 Medical Considerations and Introduction to Basic Surgical Set-up and Basic Dental Implant Surgery
8:45  9:00 Break
9:00  9:15 Intro to Surgical Kit
9:15  10:15 Implant Placement
10:15  12:00 Immediate Loading of Implants
12:00  1:30 Lunch & Zimmer Facility Tour
1:30  2:00 Single tooth replacement and treatment options for partial edentulous patients
2:00  2:45 Extraction #7,9
2:45  3:30 Implant Placement with Simultaneous Ridge Augmentation #12
3:30  3:45 Break
3:45  5:00 Continue #9, 7 or 12 Practice

Agenda Day 2
8:00  8.30 Implant Options for Complete Edentulous
8:30  10:30 Implant Placement with Simultaneous Alveloplasty #22 and 27
10:30  10:45 Break
10:45 12:00 Continue placing mandibular implants
12:00  1:30 Lunch
1:30  2:00 Introduction to restal/osteotome sinus grafting
2:00  3:00 Maxillary implant placement and osteotome sinus lift with osteome #2 and 4
3:00  3:15 Break
3:15  4:30 Maxillary implant placement and osteotome sinus lift with osteome #13 and 15
4:30  5:00 Question and Answer
Open Forum and Independent Practice
5:00 Depart from Zimmer Institute

This continuing education program is presented by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Continuing Dental Education program. The UNC Continuing Dental Education program is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. UNC CDEs term of recognition is May 2012 through June 2015. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at
The UNC School of Dentistry designates this activity for up to 14 hours of continuing education credits.

Conflict of Interest:
In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V., everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the activity.

As a continuing education provider, UNC School of Dentistry is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. The School is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.

Cancellations and Refunds:
A registration refund, less a $75 fee, will be issued for cancellations received by September 2, 2014. No refunds will be issued after September 2, 2014.

The UNC School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education Program cannot be responsible for the refund of any part of the registration fee as a result of emergencies, unforeseen circumstances, or events beyond its control after the cancellation date.
The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances.
In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will fully refund registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, rental car or travel agencies

ADA Statement:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, or sexual orientation. If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability in order to participate fully in this continuing education activity, please call 919-537-3400 no later than September 2, 2014.

Sompop Bencharit
Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry and an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine at UNC. Dr. Bencharit received his DDS and Graduate Diploma in Prosthodontics from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Bencharit earned his Certificate and Master Degree in Prosthodontics, a PhD in Oral Biology, and a Certificate in Clinical Research from UNC. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. Dr. Bencharit has extensive clinical experiences in fixed prosthodontics, removable prosthodontics, dental implants, and maxillofacial prosthodontics. His main clinical teaching responsibility includes the 3rd and 4th year DDS fixed, removable, and implant prosthodontic clinics; and graduate prosthodontic clinics. He also mentors undergraduate, medical, dental, postgraduate, and PhD students. He focuses his dental practices on full mouth rehabilitation with dental implants. Dr. Bencharit is also an NIH-funded researcher. His research interests include structural biology and its applications to human diseases in particular salivary diagnosis, vascular and osteoblastic stem cells, and dental implants/regenerative medicine. He currently serves as Journal Editor for Stem Cells in Oral Medicine.

Thiago Morelli
Dr. Thiago Morelli is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontology, School of Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Morelli received his DDS degree from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He later received a DDS degree from the University of Detroit Mercy, and a Certificate and Masters degree in Periodontology from the University of Michigan. Dr. Morelli is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.
Dr. Morelli serves as the Director of the Predoctoral Periodontal Program and the Dental Implant course director for the Postdoctoral Graduate Program at UNC. He has published and lectured in the fields of Regenerative Medicine, Salivary Diagnostics, and Tissue Engineering as it relates to periodontal and peri-implant reconstruction. Dr. Thiago Morelli has extensive clinical experience in treatment of periodontal diseases, soft tissue and bone graft procedures, and dental implants. He actively participates in the UNC Dental Faculty Practice.

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