Guided Bone Regeneration: 8 Steps to Successful Ridge Augmentation

October 16, 2020
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Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS
Guided Bone Regeneration: 8 Steps to Successful Ridge Augmentation

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. 3/1/2024 to 2/29/2028.
Provider ID# 216789

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Randolph R. Resnik, DMD, MDS

Dr. Randolph Resnik is a leading clinician, educator, researcher, and author in the field of prosthodontics and oral implantology. Dr. Resnik received his dental degree from The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. Upon graduation from dental school, he continued his training at the University of Pittsburgh, receiving a specialty degree in prosthodontics, a surgical fellowship in Oral Implantology, and a master's degree in oral implantology/radiology. He is currently the director of the Resnik Implant Institute. Dr. Resnik serves on faculty positions at numerous universities, including The University of Pittsburgh (graduate prosthodontics), Temple University (oral implantology and periodontics), and Allegheny General Hospital (oral and maxillofacial surgery). Along with his passion for lecturing and education, Dr. Resnik is also an accomplished author, having published over 200 articles. His recent textbooks, Avoiding Complications in Oral Implantology, 4th Edition of Contemporary Implant Dentistry, and 3rd edition of Dental Implant Prosthetics are bestsellers in the field of implant dentistry. Dr. Resnik currently maintains a private practice in Orlando, Florida.


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