DOH554 Advanced Surgical Implantology (16)

This module will consist of didactic and practical sessions over eight days. There will be two sessions scheduled over three days and one session scheduled over two days.

The sessions will cover steps involved in the provision of aesthetic implant supported prostheses, grafting (hard and soft tissue) and immediate implant loading. Advanced surgical techniques such as the placement of short implants and the use of piezo-electric surgery will be discussed.

Protocols and materials available to aid in the augmentation of hard and soft tissues will be covered.

Surgical complications and their management will be discussed. The pathogenesis and management of peri-implantitis will be covered. Limitations in implant dentistry will be discussed.

Practical sessions:

  • exercises in soft tissue grafting on models
  • exercises in bone grafting on models and animal specimens
Subject availability
Session 1 (30)
Online
Orange Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Dentistry and Health Sciences
Enrolment restrictions

Restricted to dentists currently registered within any State or Territory of Australia by the Dental Board of Australia.

Subject Relationships
DOH554 Advanced Surgical Implantology
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • Be able to demonstrate high level knowledge of the steps involved in placing complex implant supported/retained restorations
  • Be able to demonstrate high level knowledge and technical capability required in carrying out soft tissue and hard tissue augmentation procedures
  • Be able to demonstrate high level knowledge and analytical ability in relation to the surgical phase of implant dentistry and the principles of management of surgical complications
  • Be able to demonstrate substantial knowledge of the scientific literature and be able to communicate that knowledge in relation to the advantages and disadvantages of immediate loading protocols in implant dentistry
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Immediate loading protocols in implant dentistry
  • Hard tissue grafting for use in implant dentistry
  • Soft tissue grafting in implant dentistry
  • Aesthetic outcomes in implant dentistry
  • The use of short dental implants
  • Peri-implantitis, its pathogenesis and management
  • Complications in the surgical phase of implant dentistry
Workplace Learning
This subject contains a 32 days Compulsory Workplace Learning component.

Students require facilities at The Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch) Centre for Professional Development to provide 2X2week face-to-face lectures, tutorials and practical simulation clinic per subject. Students are also required to work with an oral and maxillo-facial surgeon or periodontist and also a prosthodontist as mentors with 4 case patients for the duration of the course at the mentor's practice.

Special Resources

Students require facilities at The Australian Dental Association (NSW Branch) Centre for Professional Development to provide 2X2week face-to-face lectures, tutorials and practical simulation clinic per subject. Students are also required to work with an oral and maxillo-facial surgeon or periodontist and also a prosthodontist as mentors with 4 case patients for the duration of the course at the mentor's practice.

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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