Dental Implants…What your Patients Want to Know! 2 CEUs - Thursday, February 17, 2022; 6:30 - 8:30 PM ET - Live Webinar
Dr. Petito will provide an in-depth discussion covering the many aspects of implant dentistry. He will focus on modern advances and questions your patient may have beginning with nonrestorable teeth and progression through the steps to dental implants. Patient workup, indications for treatment, and patient restorative options will be reviewed. Surgical procedures for all forms of implant dentistry will be highlighted, including adjunctive techniques, surgical options, contraindications, and potential complications. Lastly. Dr Petito will review the ways we maintain dental implants for our patients, promoting long term dental implant success.
DateFebruary 17, 2022
Time6:30 - 8:30 pm ET
Target AudienceDentists, Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants
Teaching MethodLive webinar, Powerpoint, Q & A
Course MaterialsDownload links below course confirmation, print and review
Objectives: At the end of the lecture participants will be able to:
- Determine when a dental implant may be indicated, and the non-implant options available
- Discuss dental implant workup including specialized imaging
- Understand the indications and procedures for socket preservation
- Review extraction/immediate placement and immediate load options
- Identify the difference between removable, hybrid, and fixed implant restorations
- Explain adjunctive procedures such a bone grafting, sinus lifting and nerve repositioning
- Discuss new techniques and innovations including flapless, CT guided, and vertical lifting
- Assess the potential complications associated with dental implants
- Identify in detail maintenance protocols including “dos and don’ts” for long term implant success
Speaker: Anthony Petito received his DDS from the University of Maryland and his MD from the University of Connecticut. After completing an internship in General Surgery, he completed his residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and a fellowship in Orthognathic and Reconstructive Jaw Surgery. He is board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology. He holds Fellowship status in The American College of Surgeons and The American College of Dentists. Dr. Petito served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Brown Medical School, and the Chief of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island. He retired from Hospital practice in 2016, after 18 years. He currently practices office based oral surgery, with emphasis on anesthesia, dental implantology, and oral medicine.
Disclosure: The speaker has nothing to disclose.
Caution: Participants are advised to use caution when applying new course information in dental practice. Further research and training is always recommended.
CE Provider: Professional Learning Services, LLC (PLS)
PLS is an ADA CERP recognized provider (11/1/2021 – 12/31/2025). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by state or provincial Boards of Dentistry.
This course is approved for two continuing education credits.
Concerns or complaints about CE may be directed to PLS or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at ADA.org/CERP.
PLS is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc (1/1-12/31/22)
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