Guided Bone Regeneration: 8 Steps to Successful Ridge Augmentation

October 16, 2020
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Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS

Course Objectives

1 CE Credit

In implant dentistry, it’s imperative to correct alveolar bony ridge deficiencies. If implant placement is attempted in a deficient bony ridge, the function, support and esthetics may be compromised. In this course, Dr. Randolph Resnik discusses various bony deficiencies, the approach for guided bone regeneration (GBR) procedures, and a detailed, step-by-step protocol for achieving successful ridge augmentation.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify five types of bone defects treated with GBR ridge augmentation surgery
  • Learn the concept of space maintenance to support the graft area
  • Understand the approach for placing graft material into a bony defect
  • Describe the classifications of barrier membranes
  • Learn the protocol for obtaining predictable regenerative results

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Recognition & Approval

Pace Approval

Glidewell Education Center
Nationally Approved PACE Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority, or AGD endorsement. 3/1/2021 to 2/29/2024.
Provider ID# 216789

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Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS

Dr. Randolph Resnik graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and has earned specialty certificates in prosthodontics and oral implantology, as well as a Master of Dental Science. He was chief of staff and surgical director of the Resnik Implant Institute for over 15 years and is currently the institute’s director and primary lecturer. Dr. Resnik lectures in the U.S. and internationally, and he has authored several definitive textbooks on oral implantology.

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