Implant Complications and Autologous Growth Factors – EDU-041021
Implant therapy is one of the most successful treatment modalities in dentistry. This success is however not without potential complications. Implant complications can be minor and easy to correct while others can be major and lead to the loss of the implant. This course will review implant complications and discuss their etiology, prevention and treatment. This course will also review autologous growth factors (PRP, PRGF, PRF). Autologous growth factors are fast becoming routine adjuncts to surgical therapy. The benefits of autologous growth factors include accelerated wound healing, decreased morbidity and enhanced results. The course will feature didactic lecture and hands-on exercises for both autologous growth factors and treating implant complications.
- Assess the etiology of implant complications
- Elaborate a treatment plan to address implant complications
- Practice venipuncture and autologous growth factor processing
- Understand benefits and the application of autologous growth factor in dental implant surgery