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Extraction/Grafting
with Dr. David Wong

Sept 26th
8 CE, Tuition $1099

 

Dr. David Wong

Tulsa periodontist, Dr. David Wong, is bringing his talents to Cleveland to share his expertise on extractions and grafting!  He is a native Oklahoman who followed in the footsteps of his parents by attending the University of Oklahoma, where he completed his dental degree. His advanced training in periodontics was accomplished at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he served as chief resident and scored a perfect 100% on his in-service examination– the highest in the country. He has also completed advanced implant and oral plastic surgery training from Temple University as well as from such world renowned institutions as the Misch International Implant Institute and the Dental Implant Institute of Las Vegas. Since entering into private practice in 2003, he has published articles in the field of oral plastic surgery, and he has also been a guest lecturer at the Oklahoma Dental Association, and Oklahoma Dental Hygiene Association, Tulsa Community College, among others. He recently received his Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists  the only periodontist in Oklahoma to reach this achievement. In addition, in 2005, Dr. Wong became the first Tulsa periodontist since 1969 to be board certified by the American Board of Periodontologists. His office in Oklahoma, Route 66 Dental Implants & Periodontics has been featured in mainstream media such as the Wall Street Journal (twice!) and Fox News. 

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When addressing the need for tooth replacement, patients seek a solution that is predictable, enduring, and aesthetically pleasing. While dental implants have become the gold standard for meeting these expectations, achieving success in implant therapy necessitates a strong foundation in atraumatic extractions and bone regeneration. This course will concentrate on reliable techniques for atraumatic extractions and the necessary bone grafting techniques to prepare the sites for implants in the future.

 

Course Highlights

  • Learn the impact of tooth extraction on bone loss and discover the benefits of socket grafting.

  • Gain insights into various biomaterials for grafting 

  • Practice atraumatic extraction techniques and explore the potential of piezosurgery in extractions and bone grafting.

  • Introduction to various types of sockets and their grafting procedures.

  • Review fundamental soft tissue management, including incision/flap design and essential suturing techniques.

  • Delve into the vital elements of predictable guided bone regeneration.

  • Understand the selection of barrier membranes

 

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