In the morning…
Establish your Foundation: Surgical Extractions with Simultaneous Bone Grafting
Understanding the transformation an extraction site undergoes upon removal of a tooth is essential for advancing your restorative outcomes. This course will provide a foundation in understanding how to surgically remove teeth atraumatically to minimize bone loss while learning the vital role biomaterials play in your future implant and/or prosthetic therapy.
- Establish an atraumatic technique for surgical extractions
- Understand how to counter the significant functional and esthetic challenges tooth removal creates
- Know when to utilize specific bone and membrane materials to maximize results
In the afternoon…
No More Crowning Around: Mastering Crown Lengthening
Crown lengthening is considered a periodontal procedure most general dentists feel comfortable performing, yet among periodontal specialists is regarded as one of the most difficult. This course reviews in detail all aspects of functional and esthetic crown lengthening and demonstrates through literature and clinical cases why this surgical procedure warrants far more discussion when under consideration. This course is easily adapted into Part I and Part II for even more content!
- Understand clinical and diagnostic criteria necessary for crown lengthening cases
- Review surgical steps and instrumentation for functional and esthetic cases and the myth of the biological width
- Learn why and when to avoid crown lengthening for treatment
Audience: Dentists, Assistants
About the Speaker:
Sam Shamardi, DMD
Dr. Sam Shamardi is an established leader, educator, clinician, author and dental entrepreneur. He has a passion for providing solutions to significant unaddressed problems for dental professionals via educational programs and his faculty position at Harvard while providing transformative changes for the periodontal health of his patients.
Dr. Shamardi earned his DMD at Tufts University, where he served as Class President for 4 years, and his Periodontal certificate at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Implant Surgery and practices full-time in Boston while teaching part-time at the Harvard Division of Periodontics for over a decade. Dr. Shamardi lectures nationally and internationally on a wide array of topics including but not limited to periodontics/hygiene, hearing loss in dentistry, financial and practice management and innovations in dentistry. He has been recognized as a dental entrepreneur for his revolutionary EarAid product, has published numerous articles, and is the author of The Financial Survival Guide for Dentists. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling and spending time with his dog Luna, and is an avid supporter of his favorite team Real Madrid.
Dr. Shamardi has no financial relationships that are relevant to this presentation to disclose.