San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
This 2 day hands on course will provide updates on the biological principles and surgical procedures for implant placement with the Straumann Dental Implant System.
THIS COURSE WILL FOCUS ON:
• Principles of hard and soft tissue integration
• Implant survival and success rates
• Timing of implant placement after tooth extraction
• Surgical instrumentation
• Placement criteria for Straumann Tissue Level and Bone level and Bone Level Tapered implants.
• Prevention and management of complications
• Surgical implant experience
Presented by Dr. Andrew Tucker
Andrew Tucker completed his dental degree (BDSc) at Melbourne University in 1987. He
worked for 10 years in general private practice in Melbourne and government positions in rural
Queensland and Northern Territory, before furthering his training in UK where he undertook 3
years of hospital based Oral Surgery training. He returned to Australia and completed Masters
in Periodontics at Melbourne University 2004. He has obtained Fellowships from both the
UK Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FDSRCPS Glasg) and Royal Australasian College
of Dental Surgeons (FRADCS). During the past 15 years Dr Tucker has taught Periodontics
and Implant Dentistry at The University of Melbourne to postgraduates. In 2004 Dr Tucker
established Collins Street Periodontics in Melbourne CBD and continues to work in the city as
well as servicing Shepparton where he visits once per month.
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