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Grafting for Implants: Hard & Soft Tissue – Hands-On

Dr. Al Panjali

August 2August 3

info icon GPs new to placing or restoring implants
info icon GPs with a few years experience placing or restoring implants; GP may place/restore 25-50 implants/year
info icon GPs with several years experience placing or restoring implants; GP may place/restore 75+ implants per year
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CE Credits: 16

Program Description

This comprehensive course will be a 2-day deep dive into bone and soft tissue grafting that are necessities for successful dental implantology in your practice.

Course Description:

This course will cover Socket Preservation, Ridge Augmentation, Instrumentation and Materials, Tenting and Tacs, Block grafts, Resorbable and Non-resorbable membranes, Titanium Mesh, Soft Tissue Grafting,  PRF and  Ridge Splitting  and more!


  • Rationale and principles of hard tissue (bone) grafting
  • Recognizing bony defects – diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Biological factors essential to the regeneration process
  • Review graft materials and What graft to use When
  • Socket grafting and grafting small horizontal and vertical defects
  • Tenting for horizontal and vertical defects
  • Using titanium mesh
  • Block grafts allogenic
  • Review membranes and know when to use which membrane
  • Principles of soft tissue grafting
  • Free gingival grafts – harvesting sites and recipient site preparation
  • Pedicle grafts. Techniques and applications.
  • Ridge Splitting and Expansion
  • Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF)
  • Complications and failures

HANDS ON EXERCISES:   Will be performed on both days, using instruments, handpiece motors, surgical kits, centrifuge and pig jaws!


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Speaker Bio

Dr. Al Panjali , DDS, MS, FAGD, DICOI

Dr. Panjali has over 28 years of experience practicing all aspects of dentistry. Dr. Panjali is a graduate of New York University’s College of Dentistry and has a Master’s Degree in Oral Implantology from Goethe University, Germany. A leading authority in the country, his vision for practice is focused on patient comfort, quality, and convenience.

Licensed in New York State, Dr. Panjali has received numerous awards, presented lectures on dental implants nationally and internationally, and has been published in professional dental publications. Dr. Panjali is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI). Diplomate status is the highest credential awarded by ICOI. Less than 1,500 dentists worldwide have achieved this level of distinction.

Over the course of 24 years, Dr. Panjali has lectured on and instructed thousands of dentists in the latest dental implant techniques, technologies, and procedures. Professionally, Dr. Panjali has evaluated several leading implant systems with innovative surgical techniques, providing non-invasive treatment in everyday dentistry. He has assisted in developing surgical instruments that have made surgical procedures easier for both dentists and assistants. He has successfully completed clinical trials of immediate placement in infected sockets and has developed a predictable protocol to achieve excellent results. He is the founder of the “No Drill Osteotomy,” a unique technique for surgical implant placement.

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