Cherry Hill, NJ- Contemporary Management of Extraction Sites: Graft and graft-less options
Time & Location
About the Event
Ridge atrophy is a natural consequence of tooth loss.
Contemporary management of extraction sites should include
preventive procedures to minimize alveolar ridge atrophy post
extraction. This program will focus on contemporary treatment
options for the management of extraction sites aimed to minimize
or eliminate ridge atrophy post extraction, and also maximize
tissue quality for future implant placement. The importance of
implant design, graft material selection and application will be
reviewed and discussed.
At the completion of this course, participants will be able to
• The importance of alveolar ridge preservation procedures
• The importance of graft material selection
• How graft material selection may affect tissue quality
• The advantages of anatomic dental implants
About the Speaker
Dr. Rodrigo Neiva earned his Certificate and Master’s degree in Periodontics from the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Neiva served as Professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Periodontics of the University of Florida - College of Dentistry until September 2019. He is currently Chairman of the Department of Periodontics at Penn Dental Medicine. He is active in clinical research related to bone and soft tissue augmentation, as well as novel techniques in Implant and Periodontal Therapy. Dr. Neiva has published more than 50 scientific papers and book chapters in the fields of Periodontics and Oral Implantology. He also lectures frequently both nationally and internationally.