Refine your dental implant knowledge and techniques
Our Basic Dental Implantology Course will give you the necessary training to complete basic implant cases. This accredited course covers cases in which the bone has healed, and the aesthetic zone isn’t affected. Both beginners and more advanced practitioners will benefit from the up-to-date treatment strategies covered.
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Our Basic Dental Implantology Course balances theoretical and practical application. All modules involve hands-on training performed on animal models. Topics covered include:
- Implant Design and Surfaces
- Applied Anatomy
- Implant Radiology
- Case Selection
- Impression Techniques
- Treatment Planning & Case Presentations
- Sterile Techniques
- Basic Surgical Techniques (Including sterile protocol)
- Flap Design
- Suture Materials and Techniques
- Implant Exposure
- Implant Prosthodontics (Including impression-taking)
- Potential Complication Management
- Implant Placement
While aimed at beginners who have placed a few implants, this introductory course will also benefit intermediate and advanced practitioners.
The fees for this course may vary based on currency exchange. Please follow the ticket selection button to the Course Provider website to view courses as listed in South African Rand.
Please contact the Provider directly or follow the ticket selection button to the Course Provider Website for full terms and conditions.
Fri, 15 October 2021
Wright-Millners (Pty) Ltd
1 Welbeloond Rd, Cape Farms, Cape Town, 7550, South Africa,
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Dr Howard Gluckman
Director & Senior Lecturer
Dr Howard Gluckman is the Director of the Implant and Aesthetic Academy. Dedicated to sharing knowledge and sharpening the skills of other practitioners, Dr Gluckman is widely regarded as one of the most influential figures in the dental industry.
After completing his dental training at the University of Witwatersrand in 1990, he spent a few years in general practice before taking on a four-year degree in Oral Medicine and Periodontics at the University of Stellenbosch, which he completed with Distinction (Cum Laude).
Not one to rest on his laurels, Dr Gluckman recently completed his PhD titled “Partial Extraction Therapy: Past, Present and Future” (Summa Cum Laude) at the University of Szeged in Hungary, under the supervision of Professor Katalin Nagy.
Dr Riaan Wolfaardt
Dr Wolfaardt has been in the dental industry for almost three decades, and currently forms part of the Implant and Aesthetic Academy’s lecture team, where he facilitates workshops on implant-related prosthodontics in the basic and intermediate implant courses.
In 1994, Dr Wolfaardt graduated from the University of Pretoria with a degree in dentistry and later received a diploma in dental implantology from the University of Stellenbosch in 2002. Not only did Dr Wolfaardt obtain his second implantology diploma from the Implant and Aesthetic Academy in 2011, he currently forms part of the lecture team.
Dr Bradley Bredekamp
Dr Bredekamp is one of South Africa’s leading periodontists, with more than 17 years as a practicing specialist in periodontics and oral medicine. Dr Bredekamp has a passion for teaching and improving the dental community’s skillset toward improved patient care, and is a senior member of the Academy’s education team.
After completing his dental training at the University of the Western Cape in 1994, he spent a few years in general practice before taking on a four-year degree in Oral Medicine and Periodontics at the University of Stellenbosch, he completed in 2003.
Dr Jonathan Du Toit
Dr Jonathan Du Toit is a senior lecturer with the academy and a specialist periodontist. Partnered with Dr Gluckman, together they research, publish, teach, and train dentists aspiring to improve their skills in all things implant dentistry.
Initially enrolled at the University of Stellenbosch in 2000 for his dental degree, Dr Du Toit first spent several years living abroad in South Korea, returning to again take up his studies and complete his dental degree at the University of the Western Cape. He then worked as a general practitioner for four years whilst continuing his postgraduate training and qualifications. He completed the Diploma in Oral Surgery (Dip Oral Surg) from the College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons of South Africa, and the 2-year postgraduate certificate in oral implantology from the then University of Pretoria’s ITI Centre of Excellence. He concurrently completed a research Master’s degree (MSc Dent) in implantology at the University of the Witwatersrand. During the same time, he completed the Diploma in Implantology (Dipl. Implantol.) from the Implant and Aesthetic Academy/University of Frankfurt. He then later completed his 4-year specialist training at the University of Pretoria in periodontics and oral medicine. Dr Du Toit concurrently wrote the specialist/fellowship examinations in periodontics and oral medicine from the Colleges of Medicine of South Africa – the first to do so in 11 years. Dr Du Toit is also a PhD candidate at the University of Szeged, Hungary, his research with Dr Gluckman focused on the partial extraction therapies.