Friday, February 9th, 2018

7:00am - 1:30pm – Hygiene Workshop 
Dental Implants Uncovered: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Implant Dentistry for the Dental Hygiene Practitioner

  • 7:00am - 8:00am
    Dental Implants: Prevention, Detection and Intervention for Dental Hygienists 

    RDH Innovations 
  • 8:00am - 8:30am
    Introducing the Implant Care Practitioner: A Career Path for Clinicians 

    RDH Innovations 

8:30am - 9:00am: Breakfast (Hygiene Workshop Participants Only)

  • 9:00am - 10:00am
    Periodontal Endoscopy and Non-Surgical Periodontal Regeneration as a Treatment Solution for Peri-Implant Diseases 

    Nicole Fortune, RDH, MBA, ICP

10:00am - 10:10am: Break (Hygiene Workshop Participants Only)

  • 10:10am - 12:00pm
    Soft Tissue Diode Laser Training for Dental Hygienists

    Jill Grassmick, RDH, AAS

12:00pm - 12:30pm: Lunch (Hygiene Workshop Participants Only)

  • 12:30pm - 1:20pm: Hands-on/Q&A Session with Presenters
  • 1:20p - 1:30pm: Outro


8:00am - 9:00am: Breakfast (Surgical Workshop Participants Only)

9:00am - 12:00pm – Surgical Workshops*

  • Ridge Augmentation by GBR – (flap designs, material aspects, suturing techniques) [SOLD OUT]
    Dr. Christer Dahlin
  • Ridge Preservation: Rationale, Indications and Techniques*
    Dr. Maurício Araújo
  • Innovative Therapy Solutions for Oral Soft-Tissue Regeneration*
    Dr. Todd Scheyer & Dr. Daniel Thoma
  • Soft-Tissue Augmentation and Corrections for the Prevention and Management of Peri-Implant Diseases*
    Prof. Dr. Frank Schwarz

10:00am - 10:30am: Break (Workshop Participants Only)

  • 12:00pm - 1:30pmResearch Poster Presentation
    – Dr. David Kim

Session 1: Clinical Advances in Hard & Soft Tissue Regeneration
Moderators: Dr. Pamela McClain & Dr. William Giannobile 

  • 1:30pm - 1:40pmWelcome / Opening
    – Dr. Pamela McClain & Dr. William Giannobile
  • 1:40pm - 2:00pm
    Future Prospects of Periodontal and Peri-Implant Regenerative Medicine
    – Dr. William Giannobile
  • 2:00pm - 2:45pm
    Evidence-Based Alternatives for Autogenous Grafts: Outcomes, Attachment and Stability 
    – Dr. Michael McGuire

2:45pm - 3:15pm: Break

  • 3:15pm - 3:55pm
    New Techniques in Hard Tissue Regeneration to Support Implant Therapy 
    – Dr. Craig Misch
  • 3:55pm - 4:35pm
    Maximizing Biological Potential for Periodontal and Alveolar Bone Regeneration 
    – Dr. Marc Nevins
  • 4:35pm - 4:55pm: Q&A Session with Moderator and Presenters

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

8:30am - 5:00pm – General Sessions

7:30am - 8:10am: Breakfast

8:10am - 8:20am: Day 2 Opening – Dr. Pamela McClain & Dr. William Giannobile

8:20am - 8:30am: Introduction to The BOX 
– Dr. Hector Rios, Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz & Dr. Daniel Thoma

8:30am - 10:15am
Session 2: Retaining Diseased Implants

Moderator: Dr. Marc Nevins

  • 8:30am - 9:00am
    Regenerative Treatment for Peri-implantitis: When Is It Advisable? What Makes It Predictable? 
    – Dr. Paul Rosen
  • 9:00am - 9:30am
    Current Approaches in Managing Implant Biological Complications
    – Dr. Hom-Lay Wang
  • 9:30am - 10:00am
    Surgical Regenerative Therapy of Peri-Implantitis
    – Prof. Dr. Frank Schwarz
  • 10:00am - 10:15am: Q&A Session with Moderator & Presenters

10:15am - 10:45am: Break

10:45am - 12:30pm
Session 3: Implant Site Development

Moderator: Dr. Pamela McClain

  • 10:45am - 11:15am
    Vertical Ridge Augmentation – Current and Future Trends 
    – Dr. Christer Dahlin
  • 11:15am - 11:45am
    Management of the Alveolar Socket Following Tooth Extraction 
    – Dr. Maurício Araújo
  • 11:45am - 12:15pm
    Management of the Posterior Maxilla - Sinus Augmentation
    – Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz
  • 12:15pm - 12:30pm: Q&A Session with Moderator & Presenters

12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch

1:30pm - 2:45pm
Session 4: Soft Tissue Esthetics

Moderator: Dr. Michael McGuire

  • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
    Shifting Paradigm for Soft-Tissue Augmentation in the Esthetic Zone 
    – Dr. Daniel Thoma
  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
    Soft-Tissue Augmentation to Enhance Aesthetic Outcomes 
    – Dr. Kirk Pasquinelli
  • 2:30pm - 2:45pm: Q&A Session with Moderator and Presenters

2:45pm - 3:15pm: Break

3:15pm - 4:45pm
Session 5: Interactive Treatment Planning Session

Moderator: Dr. Myron Nevins

Presenters: Dr. Sonia Leziy, Dr. Kirk Pasquinelli, and Dr. Diego Velásquez

4:45pm - 4:55pm: Closing Remarks
– Dr. Pamela McClain & Dr. William Giannobile

*Maximum number of attendees for each workshop is 30.

CE Hours

  • 7.0 CE Hours Hygiene Workshops Only
  • 2.5 CE Hours Surgical Workshops Only
  • 10 CE Hours Sessions Only
  • 12.5 CE Hours Surgical Workshops & Sessions
  • 15.5 CE Hours Hygiene Workshop & Sessions