Endodontic Treatment

Course director: Prof Roger Rebeiz

Lecturers: Dr Edward Rizk, Dr Ibrahim Naseh, Dr Jad Rebeiz

This program includes two modules of lessons and hands-on which covers all the clinical topics of endodontics and takes the dentist from the basic to the advanced endodontic degree, to improve and perform its practice in endodontics.

The course is divided in two modules which could be taken as one full course or separately depending on the needs of the dentist.

Duration: 28 hours

Timing: 4 hours per week

At the end of the lessons and hands-on of this module, participants will be able to shape and clean uncomplicated as well as complicated narrow and curved root canals with rotary instruments in a secure and efficient approach and will acquire the techniques of root canal filling.

In the workshops, each candidate will have the opportunity to observe and perform root canal cleaning and shaping with rotary instruments, and to experiment the different materials and techniques of root canal obturation techniques, and placement of rubber dam.  over transparent resin root canals and over extracted natural teeth.

Program

  • Access cavities and locating root canal orifices 
  • Rubber dam in endodontics
  • Stainless steel hand files and nickel titanium rotary instruments
  • Patency of root canals
  • Electronic apex locators and working length determination
  • Endodontic motors for continuous and reciprocating rotations
  • Cleaning and shaping of root canals with rotary instruments
  • Irrigation: Solutions, materials, and operative procedures
  • Timing of obturation
  • Materials used for root canal filling
  • Root canal sealers and methods of placement
  • Single cone root canal filling technique
  • Warm vertical compaction of Gutta-Percha
  • Criteria of success of root canal treatments
  • Extent of a root canal filling

Tuition: 750 dollars 

Duration: 12 hours

Timing: 4 hours per week

At the end of the lessons and hands-on of this module, participants will know the appropriate clinical approach of the patients presenting endodontic pain and infected teeth with periapical lesions and would be able to know the properties and clinical applications root canal repair materials and should have understood the comprehension of radiographic interpretation of CBCT, as well as the running of a CBCT software.                 

Program

  • Diagnosis, causes, prevention, and treatment of endodontic pain
  • Management of endodontic emergencies
  • Diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of endodontic infections
  • Diagnosis and treatment of combined endodontic periodontal lesions
  • Diagnosis and treatment of cracked and fractured teeth
  • Endodontic treatment of permanent immature teeth with open apices with MTA and Biodentine
  • Diagnosis and treatment of root resorptions
  • CBCT and its applications in Endodontics

Tuition: 300 dollars 

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Endodontic Retreatment

Duration: 12 hours

Time: 4 hours per week

This course offers a comprehensive approach to endodontic retreatment, ensuring that participants are equipped with the knowledge and necessary techniques to manage complex cases and achieve optimal treatment outcomes.

  • Retreatment decisions making
  • Techniques of posts removal
  • Solvents and removal of root canal filling materials
  • Managing root canal ledge and apical dentine plugs
  • Bypass and removal of broken instruments
  • Repair of root perforations with MTA and Biodentine 

Tuition : 350 dollars 

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Cosmetic and adhesive dentistry

Course director: Prof. Joseph Sabbagh

Duration: 24 hours of lessons and hands-on

Timing: 4 hours per week

This program covers all the topics of cosmetic and adhesive dentistry answering all the questions asked by dentists in this field. Every participant will have the opportunity to test and apply the different techniques and systems described.

  1. Composite selection
  • What are the main differences between the categories of resin composites: macrofilled, microfine, hybrid, flowable and nanocomposites?
  • Do we need them all in our practice?
  1. Dentino-enamel adhesive systems
  • What are the main differences between the total Etch v/s Self-etch technique?
  • What are the main bonding systems available?
  • How to achieve a reliable bonding procedure?

  1. Light curing units and procedures
  • The different types of light curing units and techniques used in restorative procedures
  • Criteria for selecting a light curing device

  1. Teeth discolorations and their treatments
  • Diagnosis, etiology, and treatment of teeth discolorations
  • Products, materials, and techniques used in bleaching
  • Non-Vital tooth bleaching
  • Vital teeth bleaching: home bleaching vs in-office teeth bleaching

  1. Rubber dam application and field isolation in esthetic dentistry
  • Materials and techniques

  1. Esthetic anterior restorations: class III, IV and compoveneers
  • How to achieve optimal shade selection in cosmetic dentistry?
  • Cavity preparation, beveling and caries removal
  • Filling according to the layering technique concept
  • Etiology of cervical lesions, materials, and techniques for class V restorations
  • Finishing and polishing of anterior restorations: instruments and techniques

  1. Direct posterior restorations
  • How to obtain an adequate contact point? The different matrix systems
  • Principles of cavity preparations and filling technique of posterior teeth
  • Bulk-filling concept in posterior restorations
  • Pulp protection: When and how?

  1. Inlay-onlays and endocrowns: from preparation to cementation
  • Indications and contra-indications of inlay-onlays
  • Principles, tools, and techniques for inlay-onlays and endocrowns preparations
  • Ceramic or composite restorations? 

  1. Hands-on
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Orthodontic therapy A tri-dimensional approach

One year program divided in three interdependent modules 

The tri-dimensional approach in orthodontics was developed by a group of orthodontists at New York university in order to simplify the techniques and therapies of this specialty by stimulating dentists to practice orthodontics with efficiency and quality and to incorporate it in their daily practice.

Course Director: Prof Philip Souhaid and associates

Duration: One year program (26 sessions - 110 hours) divided in three modules

Timing: 4 hours per week + including three full days

Tuition: 2800 dollars

By the end of this course, participants will possess the skills and knowledge required to analyze patient records leading to diagnosis and treatment plan for both skeletal and dental malocclusion.
They will be able to formulate a comprehensive problem list breaking it down into specific and detailed treatment plans, and effectively implementing basic orthodontic treatment. Furthermore, participants will be adept at making well-informed decisions regarding the selection of either fixed or removable appliances for treatment. 

 Duration: 8 sessions

Program

  1. Growth development related to orthodontics (1 session)
  2. Cephalometric analysis with a simple methodological approach (2 sessions)
  3. Model analysis (1 session)
  4. Extraction/non extraction treatment (1 session)
  5. Treatment approach to transverse, vertical and anteroposterior problems (1 session)
  6. Removable or fixed therapies (1 session)
  7. Planning a full record based on problems-oriented approach (1 session)

By the end of this course, participants will know how to put fixed appliances based on a segmented technique.

Duration: 6 sessions

Program

  1. Fixed therapies treatment: bands, brackets and wires with direct clinical application (2 sessions)
  2. Biomechanical of teeth movement (part I): leveling and aligning (2 sessions)
  3. Setting your orthodontic clinic: disposable and non-disposable orthodontic instruments, planning your appointments (2 sessions)

By the end of this course, participants will be able to treat most of the orthodontic cases with clinical workshops based on orthodontic devices with clinical tips and tricks to enhance the final treatment. They will also get the recommended scientific information to start working on different types of orthodontic therapies.

Duration: 12 sessions

Program

  1. Mini implants in orthodontics as anchorage devices (1 session)
  2. Distalisation and HG in orthodontics: advantages and disadvantages (2 sessions)
  3. Biomecahnical of teeth and structures movement (part II): closing spaces (2 sessions)
  4. Class I treatment options: extraction or no extraction (1 session)
  5. Class II treatment options: head gear and distalisation process (2 sessions)
  6. Class III treatment options: face mask, camouflage, or surgery (1 session)
  7. Finishing the orthodontic cases (2 sessions)
  8. Retention and Prevention in orthodontic, consent form and retention procedures (1 session)
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Esthetics in fixed prosthodontics

Course director: Dr Fatima El Baba

Lecturers: Dr Dora Chaaban, Dr Hala Kaddouh, Dr Fatmé Hamasni, Dr Rita Feghaly, Dr Johnny Haddad, Dr Andréa Chemaly

Duration: 40 hours of lessons and workshops

Timing: 4 hours per week

  1. The smile design
  • Artistic and scientific principles: facial and dentolabial analysis, dental composition and gingival architecture
  • Perspectives and illusions
  • Treatment plan in esthetic dentistry 

  1. Different ceramic procedures
  • Properties and characteristics
  • Comparison of the aesthetical, biological, and mechanical properties of the different ceramic systems
  • Selection criteria
  • Pressed and milled ceramics (CAD-CAM)

  1. Full ceramic restorations (crowns and bridges)
  • Indications, principles, and techniques of preparation
  • Post and core reconstruction: casted, milled and fiber-post
  • Role of temporaries in the periodontal health

  1. Partial ceramic restorations (inlays, onlays, veneers)
  • Indications, principles, and techniques of preparation
  • Provisional restorations and impression

  1. Communication with the laboratory technician
  • Wax-up, mock-up, temporary restorations, impressions, articulator mounting
  • Shade selection: translucency, opalescence, surface texture
  • Clinical trial: function, esthetic, morphology, and color

  1. Bonding and luting
  • Different types of cements and different techniques
  • Selection criteria

  1. Digital photography

  2. Laser in esthetic dentistry 

  1. Periodontal treatment in esthetic dentistry
  • Periodontal health maintenance
  • Management of the healthy periodontium after surgery
  • Implant choice in the upper front ridges 

  1. Hands-on
  • Observation and application of all the steps required for the fabrication of full and partial ceramic restorations (preparation, temporaries, bonding)
  • Live transmission on an anterior case (preparation, temporaries, bonding)
  • Live demonstration at the lab (pressing and CAD-CAM techniques) 

 

Tuition: 1400 dollars

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Mastering direct composite veneers

Course director: Prof. Joseph Sabbagh

Duration: 7 hours of lessons and hands-on

This course offers a theoretical and practical approach in achieving direct composite veneers through the utilization of innovative techniques and cutting-edge materials. Furthermore, it offers a thorough explanation of essential components in anterior restorations, such as smile analysis, wax-ups, and mock-ups.

Achieving a successful composite restoration relies on three crucial factors: the selection of a good material, the implementation of an adequate bonding procedure, and the use of a powerful light-curing device with an effective polymerization technique.

A direct composite restoration starts with an adequate shade selection followed by cavity preparation. A better understanding of tooth-colour characteristics and morphology are mandatory to achieve high aesthetic restorations. Using the incremental or layering technique, the participants will be combining the use of various opacities of resin composites with the adequate tools and instruments, enabling them to restore all types of anterior restorations, ranging from a class III restoration to a direct composite veneer.

Tuition: 250 dollars

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Orthodontic Interface with Clinical Dentistry - A tri-dimensional approach

Course Director: Prof Philip Souhaid and Associates

Duration: 10 to 11 sessions

Timing: Four sessions half a day on Friday and three full days on Wednesday 

  1. Aligners (1 full day)
  • Expectations and treatment protocol
  • Benefits and treatment options
  • Use of an intra oral scanner

  1. Adult orthodontic (2 sessions)
  • Advance system with its relation to periodontology and esthetic
  • Comprehensive treatment for adults including incisor crowding and spacing
  • Corrections of deficiency and direct clinical application on typodont

  1. Impaction treatment (1 session)
  • Surgical approach and orthodontic treatment
  • Confection of Ballista loop
  • Canteliever force

  1. Uprighting posterior teeth with microimplants and orthodontic forces (1 full day)
  • Appliance design on typodont 

  1. Prevention in orthodontics (1 session)
  • Principles on prevention
  • Pathologies related to orthodontics

  1. Tips and tricks in orthodontics I and II (1 session and 1 full day)
  • Superimposition of cephalometric
  • Third molar extraction and spacing
  • Correction of rotations
  • TMD and orthodontics
  • Pain and orthodontics
  • Traumatology and orthodontics
  • Root resorption
  • Tips on brackets and wires

  1. Review cases based on the tri-dimensional approach system (1 session)
  • How to start and finish adequately with efficient and quality work


The instructor will invite the students to present their proper cases in their private clinic. 

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Periodontology

Course director: Dr Fatmé Hamasni

Lecturers: Dr Tamara Rebeiz and Dr Sara Feghaly

The course is divided in two modules which could be taken as one full course or separately depending on the needs of the dentist. However, it is advisable for participants interested in Module 2 to attend Module 1 beforehand to gain familiarity with the basics.

Duration: 20 hours of lessons, hands-on and live surgery

Timing: 5 sessions

1.   Etiology and management of esthetic alterations in periodontology

  • Gingival diseases: the periodontium 
  • Gingival pigmentation
  • Gingival asymmetry 
  • Excess of gingival display / gummy smile
  • Violation of the biological width
  • Gingival recession 

2.  Occlusal trauma and esthetic outcome

  • Primary and secondary occlusal trauma
  • Tissue changes associated with occlusal trauma: 
    • Teeth
    • Periodontal ligament
    • Bone occlusal therapy

3.  Inside the life of a periodontist: a day of diagnostic and treatment

  • Clinical examination in periodontology
  • Radiological examination and limitation
  • Diagnosis / prognosis
  • Treatment plan in periodontology:
    • Emergency phase
    • Primary /Non-surgical phase: Hygiene instruction, SRP, Extractions of poor prognosis teeth, Provisionals, Minor ortho…
    • Evaluation of the primary phase
    • Surgical phase: mucogingival surgery / bone surgery
    • Evaluation
    • Final prosthetic phase
    • Evaluation
    • Maintenance / SPT

4.   Hands-on

  • Knowing your periodontal instruments
  • Incisions and sutures
  • Enveloppe Flap, Coronally Advanced Flap, Connective Tissue Graft

5.   Live surgery

  • Esthetic / functional CL


Tuition: 500 dollars

Duration: 16 hours of lessons, hands-on and live surgery

Timing: 4 sessions

1.  When to do periodontal pocket surgery?

  • Anatomy of the periodontal pocket
  • Non-surgical phase
  • Surgical phase
    • Gingivectomy
    • Osseous surgery
    • Regeneration technique
    • Products: Emdogain, bone substitutes, membranes
    • Type of healing

2.  Which flap for which surgery? Indications, contra-indications and technique

  • Modified Widman Flap
  • Apically Repositioned Flap
  • Open Flap Debridement
  • Distal Wedge
  • Palatal Flap
  • Papilla Preservation
  • Modified Papilla Preservation 
  • Palatal Advanced Flap

3.  Furcations

  • Anatomical revision
  • Clinical examination + classification
  • Treatment
    • Odontoplasty
    • Tunnellisation
    • Hemisection
    • Amputation
    • GTR

4.  Exploring the interplay between periodontology, implantology, prosthodontics, endodontics and orthodontics

  • Perio-implant
  • Perio-prostho
  • Perio-endo
  • Perio-ortho

5.   Hands-on

  • Membrane manipulation: fixation and sutures

6.   Live surgery

  • Periodontal pocket surgery / GTR / furcations


Tuition: 400 dollars

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Implant Dentistry

Course director: Dr Fatima El Baba

Lecturers: Dr Fatme Hamasni, Dr Ibrahim Nasseh, Dr Tamara Rebeiz, Dr Andrea Chemaly

Duration: 86 hours of lessons, workshops, and clinical practice

Timing: 4 hours per week

 

Program
1. Introduction to implantology
• History and requests of the patient
• Different temps opératoires: arrangement of peri-implant tissues, determining factors of […], implant loading

2. Clinical exam in implantology
• General
• Regional
• Local
• Prosthetic guide

3. The role of implantology in our daily life

4. Radiological exam in implantology

5. Justification for the use of radiological guide
• Workshop: learn how to read a CBCT

6. Part I – implant surgery step by step, from clinical exam to implant placement

7. Part II – implant surgery step by step, from clinical exam to implant placement

8. Hands-on
• Incision technique
• Implant placement
• Suturing

9. Technique of the second stage in implantology

10. Clinical part
• Placement of 2 NUVO implants per student
The implant placement step will take place on Saturdays, over 4 weeks. Each week, 3 students will perform implant placements, and the rest of the group can observe the procedure through a live transmission.

11. Temporization and impression
• Before surgery
• After surgery
• Types of impression
• Types of prosthesis: cemented, screw-retained, hybrid, removable

12. Hands-on impression:
• ITI, 3i, NUVO

13. Casting models and choice of abutments

14. Clinical examples fitting and cementation
• Single unit
• Bridge
• Full-arch bridge
• Combined cases

15. Complications in implantology:
• Surgical
• Prosthetic
• Patient-dependent

16. Maintenance

17. Clinical Steps:
• Impression and abutment selection
• Fitting
• Cementation
The prosthetic clinical steps will take place on Saturdays, over X weeks. Each week, X students will work, and the rest of the group will observe the procedure through a live transmission.

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Laser dentistry

Course director: Dr Rita El Feghali

Duration: 24 hours
Timing: 1 half-day per week

Objectives
In this course, participants will gain a solid understanding of diode lasers, including their fundamentals, different laser wavelengths, and their applications in dentistry. They will explore specific laser techniques and applications, with a focus on DIODE, Nd:YAG, and Er:YAG lasers. Practical experience will be gained through hands-on training covering both hard and soft tissue laser procedures. Furthermore, participants will learn how to seamlessly integrate diode lasers into their dental practice to enhance patient care and treatment outcomes.

Program

1. Fundamentals of diode lasers
• Different types and wavelengths of diode lasers used in dentistry
• Clinical applications of laser in dentistry
• Physics behind laser-tissue interaction
• Biological benefits and clinical advantages of laser
• Safety protocols and precautions for using diode lasers

2. Hands-on
• Introduction to all laser devices
• How to initiate a diode laser fiber
• Safety procedures

3. Uses of laser in oral soft tissue management
• Oral surgery & pathology: removal of fibroma, frenectomy, operculectomy, treatment of oral pathologies (aphthae, herpetic lesion …)
• Gingival depigmentation
• Fixed prosthodontics
• Periodontology
• Implantology
• Low level laser energy use in dentistry
• Laser & snoring
• Laser & lip plumping

4. Hands-on
• Explore the use of laser photonic energy in simulated oral soft tissue surgical management procedures
• Laser decontamination of dental implants


5. Uses of laser in Oral Hard Tissue Management
• Interaction with enamel, dentine, cementum & dental caries
• Interaction with alveolar bone
• Endodontics
• Desensitizing
• Bleaching
• Debonding of all-ceramic restorations

• Laser & fluorotherapy

6. Hands-on
Explore the use of laser photonic energy in simulated oral hard tissue surgical management procedures
• Laser use in endodontics
• Laser debonding of all-ceramic restorations

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DENTISTRY FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS

Course director: Prof Philip Souhaid

This course is aimed to dentists who want to treat children and adolescents based on scientific data and a problem-oriented treatment approach concept.

It is divided in three modules which could be taken as one full course or separately depending on the needs of the dentist. 

Duration: 40 hours

Timing:  4 hours per week

  1. Basic components of pediatric and adolescents’ dentistry (2 sessions)
  • Introduction on basic behavior component
  • Anesthesia – Endodontics for primary teeth
  • Hands-on: endo treatment: pulpotomy, pulpectomy

  1. Operative: Common pediatric operative procedure (3 sessions)
  • New design for resin restoration to primary and young permanent teeth
  • Stainless steel and esthetic crowns with practical modifications
  • Hands-on: preventive resin restoration, crowns confection

  1. Traumatology of primary and young permanent teeth (3 sessions)
  • Endodontics for young permanent teeth
  • Operative for young permanent teeth
  • Hands on: MTA procedures and derivative, composite layers technique

  1. Practical surgical and preventive approach (2 sessions)
  • Surgical techniques for children and adolescents
  • Prevention and public health programs
  • Hands-on: surgical techniques 

 

Duration: 24 hours

Time: 4 hours per week

Program

  1. Introduction to ortho-pedo interface (8 hours)
  • Basic cranio-facial growth
  • Characteristics of the occlusion of primary teeth
  • CO/CR discrepancy: pseudo or skeletal class II or III – treatment approach
  • Hands-on: correction of spaces and analysis of the occlusion

  1. Mixed dentition occlusion (8 hours)
  • First permanent molars eruption
  • Incisors liability
  • Lee way spaces and premolars eruption
  • Canines’ eruption
  • Hands-on: analysis of mixed dentition, confection of loop and retention devises

  1. Ortho-pedo interface: Common procedures in mixed dentition (12 hours)
  • Definition of malocclusion
  • Resolution of problems associated to growth and dental anomalies during mixed dentition: extraction/non extraction, ankylosis, impaction
  • Reverse swallowing, tongue thrusting and mouth breathing myofunctional concept
  • Early treatment of class II and III malocclusion
  • Hands-on: myofunctional therapy and case presentation

 

Duration: 8 hours (one-day course)            

 Program

  1. Introduction to Sedation in dentistry
  2. Nitrous oxide sedation

  3. Other inhalators used in dental treatment
  • MEOPA procedure  
  • Methoxyflurane 
  • General Anesthesia 

  1. Emergency treatment

  2. Hands-on
  • Testing nitrous with oximeter and arterial tension

For those who desire an optional CPR and basic life support, a half-day course is added under the red cross supervision.

 

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Bonded porcelain restorations (Veneers)

Course director: Dr Fatima El Baba

Lecturers: Dr Hala Kaddouh, Dr Dora Chaaban, Dr Andrea Chemaly

Duration: 14 hours  

Timing: 2 consecutive days

The course offers a theoretical and practical approach in achieving indirect ceramic veneers using new techniques and materials. 

 

  1. Smile design
  • Artistic and scientific principles: facial and dentolabial analysis, dental composition and gingival architectureDental aspect of a smile: proportions of the teeth, symmetry, perspective and illusion

  1. Indirect ceramic veneers
  • Indications of bonded porcelain restorations
  • Wax-up and mock-up techniques
  • Principles, instrumentation, and techniques of preparation
  • Clinical trial: functions, esthetics, morphology, and color
  • Bonding technique

  1. Workshop
  • Hands-on: preparation, provisional, and bonding

Tuition: 500 dollars

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Sedation in dentistry

Course director: Prof Philip Souhaid     

Duration: 8 hours 

Following ADA regulations, this course will lead general dentists as well as specialists to acquire sufficient knowledge that helps them to start applying modern sedation and especially nitrous oxide during their practice.

  1. Introduction to sedation in dentistry

  2. Nitrous oxide sedation

  3. Other inhalators used in dental treatment
  • MEOPA procedure  
  • Methoxyflurane 
  • General Anesthesia 

  1. Emergency treatment

  2. Hands-on
  • Testing nitrous with oximeter and arterial tension 

For those who desire an optional CPR and basic life support, a half-day course is added under the red cross supervision.

Tuition: 150 dollars

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CBCT & Implant planning from simple to complex cases

Course director: Prof Ibrahim Nasseh

CBCT or Cone Beam Computed Tomography, a low radiation three-dimensional imaging modality, has been established to be more efficacious than traditional two-dimensional radiographs. It leverages a cone-shaped ionizing beam which decreases the radiation exposure to the patient while achieving high-quality 3D visuals. As its numerous advantages are coming into the public domain, Cone beam computed tomography is occupying a larger place in the dental day-to-day practice. A small introduction of the technique and the proper way to prescribe and read a CBCT exam through clinical cases.

This course is divided into three different and independent courses depending on the needs of the dentist. 

Duration: 7 hours

Timing: one-day course

Upon completing the course, participants will develop a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental principles of CBCT imaging and will gain the skills needed for basic CBCT image interpretation and report generation.

They will gain insight into the nature and extent of risks linked to dentomaxillofacial imaging and will learn strategies to minimize these risks.

Furthermore, participants will become well-acquainted with the characteristic appearances of common anatomic variations and prevalent dental pathologies in CBCT images and will know when to prescribe CBCT for a better diagnostic.

Program

  • From 2D to 3D: a new vision
  • The cone-beam technique (CBCT): basic principles
  • How to read a CBCT?
  • CBCT anatomy
  • Applications in oral surgery, endodontics, pedodontics, etc …
  • Workshop 1: CBCT software and main functions
  • Workshop 2: interactive discussion of clinical cases

Duration: 7 hours

Timing: one-day course

Traditionally pre-operative information for dental implant diagnostics and treatment planning have been obtained from clinical examination, dental study model analysis, and two-dimensional (2D) imaging mainly panoramic radiography and peri-apical x-rays. These radiographic procedures, used individually or in combination, suffer from the same inherent limitations common to all planar two-dimensional (2D) projections namely, magnification, distortion and angulation discrepancies, superimposition, and misrepresentation of structures.

CBCT's advantage of multiplanar reconstruction has revolutionized implant dentistry: it allows visualization without the superimposition of structures, helps to evaluate the architecture and dimensions of the bone more accurately, the contour and visual density, the cortex and trabeculae pattern within the bone and the surrounding anatomical structures.

Participants will acquire essential skills in reading and diagnosing CBCT scans, understand the fundamental principles of implant planning, and gain valuable insights into achieving predictability in implant treatments. Key anatomical landmarks and potential pitfalls will be thoroughly explained. Additionally, participants will be guided through step-by-step demonstrations of various planning software and will have the opportunity to apply these skills to different software platforms.

Program

  • Implant planning
  • Radiographic guides
  • Surgical guides
  • Workshop 1: CBCT software functions applied in implant planning
  • Workshop 2: advanced CBCT softwares applied for surgical guides

Tuition: 150 dollars

Duration: 7 hours

Timing: one-day course

The objective of this full-day course is to present a systematic discussion of the differential diagnosis of oral bony lesions based on a radiographic classification, which are grouped according to their similar clinical or radiographic appearances.

By the end of the course, participants will know when to decide between 2D and 3D techniques. They will be more familiar with CBCT appearances of common anatomic variants and common dental disease, and with the process of basic CBCT interpretation and report generation.

Program

  • Different methods of diagnostic approach
  • Radiographic features of osseous pathologies
  • Radiolucencies of the jaws
  • Radiopacities of the jaws
  • Mixed lesions of the jaws
  • Hands-on 1: how to read a CBCT examination
  • Hands-on 2: interpretation of pathology of the jaws
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Diode laser in dentistry

Course director: Dr Rita El Feghali

Duration: 8 hours

In this course, the participants will be introduced to the different diode laser wavelengths and will acquire a general knowledge about their use in dentistry (fundamentals, clinical applications, techniques and benefits), and hands-on skills required for effective diode laser integration into dental practice.

 

1. How a Diode Laser adds value to your dental practice

• Principles of laser physics and fundamentals
• Different types and wavelengths of diode lasers used in dentistry


2. Laser-tissue interaction

3. Laser safety

4. Biological benefits & clinical application in dentistry
• Diode laser use in oral surgery & pathology (removal of fibroma, frenectomy, operculectomy, treatment of aphthae, herpetic lesion ...
• Diode laser use in gingival depigmentation
• Diode laser in fixed prosthodontics
• Diode laser use in periodontology
• Diode laser use in implantology
• Laser use in endodontics
• Laser use in desensitizing
• Laser in bleaching
• Laser & fluorotherapy
• Photobiomodulation
5. Workshop
• How to initiate a diode laser fiber
• Explore the use of diode laser photonic energy in simulated oral soft tissue
• Surgical management procedures
• Practical hands-on using diode laser on animal soft tissue

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Impacted third molar

Course director: Dr Fawzi Karam

Duration: 8 hours

 

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