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Wed, Oct 25


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Atraumatic tooth extraction and alveolar ridge preservation

Atraumatic tooth extraction and alveolar ridge preservation
Atraumatic tooth extraction and alveolar ridge preservation

Time & Location

Oct 25, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT

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About the Event

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Learning objectives:

1. Describe the principles of atraumatic tooth extraction

2. Review instruments and understand techniques used for atraumatic tooth extraction

3. Understand and discuss indications for alveolar ridge preservation

4. Review biomaterials and understand techniques used for alveolar ridge preservation


Dr. Vanessa Mendes, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

Dr. Mendes is an assistant professor, teaching stream, and the director of the graduate specialty training program in periodontics at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. She completed her specialty training with a Masters degree in Periodontology from the University of Toronto (2015) and is a board certified periodontist in Canada. She received her DDS degree from Universidade Federal de Uberlandia (Brazil), where she also completed a specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS). Her academic training includes a Masters degree in OMFS from Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP – Brazil) and a PhD degree from a combined program between UNESP and the University of Toronto.

She teaches periodontics and gross anatomy at both graduate and undergraduate levels. She is also the co-director and instructor of a continuing education implant residency program. Her research interests include dental education, tissue regeneration and mechanisms of peri-implant healing.

Date: October 25th at 6 pm

Duration: 120 min

CE Points: 2 hours - Category 2

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