The decision making process for sinus elevation surgery will be reviewed as well as sinus anatomy, surgical techniques, and instrumentation required for sinus surgery. Management of complications will also be discussed.
This two-day course consists of a one-day didactic session on Friday, and a half-day clinical session on Saturday. You have several options, you may elect to attend:
Day 1 – Friday, Jan. 10, lecture only
Days I & II – Friday, Jan .10, lectures, plus Saturday, Jan. 11, clinical observation
Days I & II – Friday, Jan. 10 lectures, plus Saturday, Jan. 11, hands-on (limited availability)
Saturday (Day II) participants may select a hands-on experience or observation.
To participate in the hands-on session, you must bring your own patient. The patient will need to have a Dentascan/CTscan performed and sent to us for review prior to the course. Columbia CDM will supply all grafting materials for the course, including surgical equipment. The course will not include implant placement.
Course Objectives This course will enable you to: -learn the proper case selection for patients requiring sinus elevation surgery -become familiar with the step-by-step surgical techniques for sinus elevation surgery -learn how to manage different clinical scenarios that may be encountered during sinus -elevation surgery -learn to manage postoperative complications -understand the anatomy of the maxillary sinus