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Mastering Horizontal and Vertical GBR

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Allied Centre for Dental Education

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North York, ontario M3J3K4


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Mastering Horizontal and Vertical Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR)

Faculty: DENTAL XP Expert Dr Ramon Gomez Meda, 2-Day Hands-On Course (with Pig Jaws)

Dr. Ramon Gomez Meda

Course Description:
Day 1 Bone Biology and Biomaterials ( THEORY) :

-Understanding bone biology and the function of biomaterials and membranes.

- Most important topics on bone biology

- Most relevant characteristics that biomaterials must have

- Main characteristics of membranes and differences between them

- Current alternatives to bone blocks: cortical split, titanium mesh, collagen membranes,...

- GBR technique step by step. Resorbable vs. non resorbable membrane

- Demonstrative VIDEOS - Where are the limits of GBR?


-Hands on Soft tissue management on pig jaw

-Coronally reposition flap management and flap releasing technique

-Suture techniques

-Second Stage Management


Day 2 Vertical GBR (THEORY):

- Block grafts: step by step technique. Advantages and disadvantages

- Titanium mesh: step by step technique. Advantages and disadvantages

-Ethylene tetrafluoride membrane. Advantages and disadvantages

- Soft tissue management prior to vertical GBR

- Management of coronal reposition flap, obtaining passivity

- Vertical GBR: step by step technique and demonstrative videos

- Suture: materials and techniques

-Replacement of the mucogingival line after GBR : different protocols according to clinical presentation

- Resolution of complications

Day 2. Vertical GBR (PRACTICAL):

-Hands-on Resorbable membrane management

-Sutures and tacks

-Non resorbable membrane management

-Titanium mesh management

-Osteosynthesis screws management


About our Expert Instructor:

Dr. Ramón Gómez Meda obtained his Degree in Dentistry from the University of Santiago de Compostela in 1996 with the best marks. As a result, he obtained the Thesis Award of the Autonomous Community of Galicia for Academic Excellence, and a Grant from the College of Dentists of Cordoba to the best Academic record among the Spanish Dental Schools.

He has been distinguished with several more grants and awards through his professional career. He decided to study every field in dentistry against the advice of many of his professors: a Master of Occlusion and Temporomandibular Dysfunction (Valencia, 98) and a postgraduate training in Orthodontics with Prof. David Suarez Quintanilla in the University of Santiago de Compostela(98-99).

He graduated in Periodontics and Implantology (Madrid99-00) and completed this studies with clinical stays in colleges, hospitals and clinics in Europe and America.

Ex-partner of the departments of Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics and Surgery at the University of Santiago de Compostela.

He maintains a private practice in Ponferrada (León) since 2001.

He is a member of severalscientific societies: AEDE (Spanish Association for Endodontics), SEPA (Spanish Association for Periodontology and Osseointegration), SEPES (Spanish Association for Dental Prosthetics), SEI (Spanish Implants Association), being a frequent speaker for SEPES in the field of the multidisciplinary rehabilitation.

He has published more than 30 articles about hard and soft tissue grafting techniques as well as multidisciplinary treatments.

He is a Clinical Investigator of new implant surfaces and biomaterials for Zimmer Dental. Lately he has been lecturing very intensively nationally and internationally on Endodontics, Periodontics, Implantology and, Aesthetic Multidisciplinary treatments for universities, study groups, professional societies, web sites (Dental-XP, Dentared,...) and companies (Biohorizons, Dentsply Implants, Zimmer, Geistlich Biomaterials,...).

He is a lecturer for the Continuing Education Committee of the General Dental Spanish Council since 2011.

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