Friday, May 18, 2012

Dental Implants: Ambition to reality

Continuing Dental Education Programme on 19th May, 2012 
Ludhiana, 18th May, 2012(Shalu Arora and Rector Kathuria) Christian Dental College, Ludhiana is organizing a one day continuing Dental Education Programme on ‘Dental Implants: Ambition to reality’, which is accredited with six CDE points by the Punjab Dental council on 19th May, 2012 at the historic Lady Willingdon Assembly of Christian Medical College, Ludhiana.

The Chief Guest for the programme will be Dr. RS Mann, President, Punjab Dental Council and the Guest of Honor will be Dr. Abraham G Thomas, Director of Christian Medical College, Ludhiana. Dr. Vikas Jindal, Vice president of Punjab Dental Council and President of the Ludhiana Branch of the Indian Dental Association will also be the Guest of Honor for the occasion.

Recently implant dentistry is taking lot of importance in dental practice with the predictable success rate of replacing missing teeth with titanium implants into the bone and attaching the prosthetic component immediately or later depending on the clinical condition. Implant dentistry is practiced at Christian Dental College (CDC) since 2002 and there are more than 2000 implants placed successfully with good follow up of all the cases with a dedicated team for the same.

The faculty for the programme will be Dr. Sumir Gandhi (CDC), Dr. Laxman Kumar (CDC), Dr. Nitasha Gandhi (CDC) and Dr. Abhinav Sood (New Delhi).

The programme has already generated lot of interest amongst the professionals in the sense that at present there are more than 170 participants already registered for the event.

The main topics covered during this programme will be diagnosis and surgical treatment planning, diagnosis and prosthetic treatment planning, case discussion (live), implant design, osseo-integration and introduction to various implant systems, two live surgeries, impressions in implants and live demonstration on impression making.

Dr. Abi M. Thomas, Principal, emphasized that there will be a follow up workshop for advanced training in dental implantology.

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