In this didactic course, participants will learn how to apply the principles of evidence-based decisionmaking to the management of their implant patients. The course will be held on the Mass General campus, in O'Keefe Auditorium and the historic Ether Dome, Sept 21-23, 2012.

Harvard School of Dental MedicineandMGH Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Center for Applied Clinical Investigation
present

The 4th Annual Continuing Education Course

"Evidence-based Implant Dentistry:  Improving Quality and Outcomes of your Implant Practice"

September 21-23, 2012
Mass General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
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Course Directors

Thomas B. Dodson, DMD, MPH
Sung-Kiang Chuang, DMD, MD, DMSc
Jenny Chang, DMD, DMSc

In this didactic course, participants will learn how to apply the principles of evidence-based clinical decision-making to the management of their implant practices.

Topics to include:

  • Introduction to principles of evidence-based clinical decisionmaking
  • Bisphosphonates and implant therapy
  • Digital imaging and implant treatment planning
  • Clinical outcomes using survival analyses in implant dentistry
  • Update: Implant loading protocols
  • Implant restorations in the aesthetic zone
  • Bone grafting in dentistry: an evidence-based approach
  • Regenerative medicine and its role in dentoalveolar reconstruction
  • Regenerative and aesthetic techniques in implant surgery: clinical applications with recombinant growth factors
  • Implant prosthodontics for the edentulous patient
  • Single tooth restorations, restorations/immediate stabilization & function

Confirmed speakers:

Jenny Chang, DMD, DMSc, (Course Co-Director) Lecturer, Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences; Prosthodontist and Founder of Smile Restoration of Massachusetts.

Hsin-Ming Chen, DDS, PhD, Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, National Taiwan University (NTU) and National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH), Taipei, Taiwan

Sung-Kiang Chuang, DMD, MD, DMSc, (Course Co-Director) Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty, Center for Applied Clinical Investigation, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Thomas B. Dodson, DMD, MPH, (Course Co-Director) Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Director, Center for Applied Clinical Investigation, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Rita K. Han, DDS, MMSc(prosthodontics), Advanced Graduate Resident in Periodontology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Nadeem Karimbux, DMD, Associate Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity (Periodontology), Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Marc Nevins, DMD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity (Periodontology), Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Paul A. Schnitman, DDS, Lecturer in Implant Dentistry, founder and former head, Department of Implant Dentistry, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, private practice, Wellesley, Massachusetts

Mark Y. Wang, DMD, DMSc, Instructor in Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences (Prosthodontics), Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Hans-Peter Weber, DMD, Professor and Chair, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Robert F. Wright, DDS, Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics, Associate Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences (Prosthodontics), Director of Prosthodontics, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
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REGISTRATION INFORMATION

FOR U.S./Canada PARTICIPANTS only:

Contact:

Ms. Shelly Riley
Mass General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
CAM 326-530
Boston, MA  02114
Telephone: +1.617.726.8363
FAX:  +1.617.726.8659
Email:  MGHVEP@partners.org
download US/Canada brochure

 

FOR LATIN AMERICA PARTICIPANTS only:

Contact:

Dr.  Antonio Jose Hurtado Soto
Colombian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry, Bogota, Colombia
Bogota Telephone:  57 1 627 26 84  --  57 1 258 12 81
Email:  scoestetica@yahoo.com
download Latin America brochure


FOR CHINA PARTICIPANTS only:

Contact:

Ms. Grace Lei
Rm 1206, International Business Center, Cao hejing new
No. 391, Guiping Rd, Xuhui District
Shanghai, CHINA
Email:  grace.lei@atekgroup.com
Tel: +86 21 64852902 (0)
Fax: +86 13701761978

-or-

Ms. Echo Lu  - A-TEK's Marketing manager
Email:  echo.lu@atekgroup.com
Tel:  +86 21 64852902  Ext. 115
Mobile:  +86 13761619960
download China brochure

 

FOR TAIWANESE PARTICIPANTS only:

Contact:

Hsin-Ming, DDS, MS, PhD
c/o Ms. Kimy Liu
National Taiwan University School of Dentistry, Taipei, Taiwan
Taipei telephone number: +866-2-23310567
Email:  ntud23310567@gmail.com
download Taiwan brochure


***Pre-registration by Sept 1st is required for this course. For additional information or registration from other countries not listed above, contact Ms. Shelly Riley at MGHVEP@partners.org.

    *NOTE:  This course will be conducted in English.  Simultaneous translation (Spanish and Mandarin) will be available.

    Location of all sessions:

    This course will be conducted in the O'Keefe Auditorium at Mass General Hospital.
    Friday, Sept 21st --  8am to 5:15pm
    Saturday, Sept 22nd --  8am to 5:30pm
    Sunday, Sept 23rd -- 8am to 12:30pm

    An optional Farewell Dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club is available to all attendees for an additional charge. The dinner will be held Sunday evening at 7pm.

    Important information for attendees:

    Course materials will be distributed electronically upon check-in on Friday, September 21st.  Please bring a laptop to view presentations.  A limited supply of course materials will be available in print format.

    Mass General Hospital is conveniently located on the RED MBTA submay line, at the Charles/MGH stop.  For more information, visit www.mbta.com.

    For your convenience, we accept checks drawn on US banks, Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.  Wire transfers may be arranged for an additional charge of $29.00US to cover the cost of the transmission fee.

    Cancellation policy:  Written notification of cancellation is required and must be received by 5pm on Friday, August 31st for a full refund of course fees.  Cancellations after August 31st will be subject to a $180 processing fee.  Registrations/payments for the optional Farewell Dinner at the Harvard Faculty Club are due prior to September 21, 2012 and are non-refundable.

    Boston Area Accommodations (ask for MGH rate):Liberty Hotel
    215 Charles Street
    Boston, MA 02114
    Bulfinch Hotel
    107 Merrimac Street
    Boston, MA 02114

     

    The Harvard School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 17 hours of continuing education credits. 

    The Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.
    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.

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