Bone Symposium

Symposium Information

This comprehensive bone grafting symposium offers oral surgeons, periodontists, prosthodontists and general dental practitioners the unique opportunity to expand their knowledge base and comfort level with surgical implant dentistry. You will learn from the field's top international authorities about surgical reconstruction of the alveolar ridge in one "surgical weekend." The symposium will provide the most current and clinically relevant information on ridge preservation, bone grafting, 2-D and 3-D bone augmentation and modern bone regeneration techniques, presented by some of the world's leading experts in the field. Download brochure >>

You Will Learn
  • Cutting-edge, surgical techniques including, but not limited to, guided bone regeneration, ridge-split, sandwich plasty, block grafting, use of growth factors with PRF and BMP-2 applications
  • Advanced hard and soft tissue preservation and augmentation techniques
  • Comprehensive evaluation of implant patient and effective treatment planning
  • Two-dimensional, three-dimensional and time-dependent 4-D alveolar ridge reconstruction for implant patients utilizing interdisciplinary collaboration and team approach in implant dentistry
Who Should Attend

The program is open to all specialists and general practitioners interested in obtaining an in-depth knowledge of cutting-edge, surgical techniques for bone development in implant dentistry.

Three-Day Symposium

Thursday, March 30, 2017, 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday, March 31, 2017, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday, April 1, 2017, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 

Tuition: $1,195*
Location: Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
155 Fifth Street, San Francisco, CA
Credits: This activity is designated for 16 units of continuing education credit.

*Symposium includes Welcome Wine Reception on March 30, lunch on  March 31 & April 1 and morning pastries and coffee/tea service.

Optional Sessions

Pre-Symposium Workshop:
Thursday, March 30; 8:30 am – 11:15 am
Platelet-Rich Fibrin: Natural and Biologic Blood Concentrate
PRF Hands-on Workshop led by Dr. Joseph Choukroun
$300; limited to 75 participants; 3 CE units

Small Group Discussion Sessions:
Friday, March 31; 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm and/or 4:15 pm – 5:15 pm
$75 per session; limited to 15 participants per group; 1 CE unit per session

Choose from four concurrent discussion groups led by bone augmentation experts: Drs. Jovanovic (perio), Misch (oral surgery), Mazor (perio) or Malmquist (oral surgery). You will have an opportunity to discuss bone grafting topics in an informal small group environment by choosing an oral surgeon or a periodontist in both sessions back to back.

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World-renowned guest lecturers from around the globe

 B.H. Choi, DDS, PhD (South Korea)

 Joseph Choukroun, MD (France)

 Rolf Ewers, MD, DMD, phD (Austria)

 Eric Hamrick, DMD (USA)

 Ole Jensen, DDS, MS (USA)

 Len Tolstunov, DDS, DMD (USA), Symposium Director

 Sascha Jovanovic, DDS, MS (USA)

 Jay Malmquist, DMD (USA)

 Ziv Mazor, DMD (Israel)

 Craig Misch, DDS, MDS (USA)

 Patrick Palacci, DDS (France)