Oral Reconstruction Foundation organises Digital Dentistry Week


  Posted by: Dental Design      27th January 2022

For mastering the digital workflow in reconstructive dentistry, the Oral Reconstruction (OR) Foundation organises in cooperation with founding partner BioHorizons Camlog the Digital Dentistry Week for dental professionals. The event courses consist of four virtual classroom webinars and four days of on-site-training at the University of Freiburg, Germany, in February, and March 2022.

Top-class experts and instructors from the University of Freiburg, Germany, such as Prof. Dr. Katja Nelson, Prof. Dr. Benedikt Spies, PD Dr. Tobias Fretwurst, Dr. Florian Kernen as well as MDT Siegbert Witkowski will guide through the following contents:

  • How to use digital scan and impression devices most effectively and how to match their data for accurate case planning
  • How to use digital devices and aids for guided implantology in practice
  • How to plan cases of varying complexity using backward planning
  • How to get more bone volume around the implant bed with different augmentation methods
  • How to make every augmentation successful

The webinars will take place on 14, 21, and 28 February and 14 March 2022 from 18:30 to 19:15 Central European Time. They include a live presentation followed by a 15-minute Q&A session with the following contents in separate webinars: Prof. Spiels and Dr. Kernen will discuss planning and treatment of simple cases using IOS, CBCT and planning software as well as on complex cases using IOS, CBCT, EOS and planning software. Prof. Nelson and PD Dr. Fretwurst will talk about basics of implant surgery and give insights into advanced implant surgery: bone-grafting and soft tissue management.

The on-site-training will take place at the University of Freiburg, Germany from 23 to 26 March 2022 und will deliver insights into digital workflows in implant dentistry, prosthodontic concepts and choices of materials provided by Prof. Spies, Dr. Kernen and MDT Witkowski. They will interactively discuss cases on data acquisition and backward planning of simple, advanced, and complex cases. They will also provide hands-on courses on 3D Printers, milling units, and intra-oral scanners and implant planning software. In addition, treatment of risk patients and basics in implant surgery will be important topics as well as augmentation of procedures and peri-implant diseases prevention as well as bone grafting and bone-splitting techniques. Finally, there will be a tour through the university clinic followed by a discussion of surgical instruments. The participation fee for the virtual as well as the on-site-training as well as further information can be found under Digital Dentistry Week Freiburg, Germany, 2022 | OR Foundation. As the number of participants is limited to ensure close interaction with the  lectures and facilitate a high quality learning experience, it is recommended to reserve quickly. Please note that the Digital Dental Week courses are held in English.

About the Oral Reconstruction Foundation

The Oral Reconstruction (OR) Foundation was founded in 2016 and supports basic and applied research projects, grants research funding to young scientists, and promotes training and continuous education. It has an established networking platform for international experts in a wide range of disciplines to foster the permanent exchange of knowledge and ideas.

The Foundation firmly believes that the best way to consolidate the scientific basis of oral reconstruction and serve patients’ needs is to promote close international collaboration between universities, practitioners, technicians, and industry. Activities organized or planned under the patronage of the OR Foundation respect these principles in the same way they support the Foundation’s objective: teaming up science and education to serve the patient.

More information can be found under www.orfoundation.org.

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