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ITI Study Club
Cornwall

Are you looking to get in to implant dentistry and don’t know where to start?

Perhaps you are already placing or restoring implants but cannot find a suitable source of verifiable CPD to consolidate your portfolio?

Are you an experienced implant dentist looking to discuss cases, meet like-minded people and have access to a relevant and valuable source of  evidence-based literature?

Is implant dentistry something that you find a little overwhelming and you are trying to find somewhere to dip a toe?

If you find yourself in any of these situations, then the Cornwall ITI study club is for you!

The International Team for Implantology is a huge organisation whose purpose is to disseminate evidence-based and best-practice information, guidance and helpful tips to clinicians and dental technicians.  Each geographical region has a section which runs study clubs, courses, meetings and congresses.  The ITI also publishes invaluable consensus statements which are put together by groups of specialists in their fields.  They carry out systematic reviews of the literature and discuss the outcomes before publishing their results.

Being a member of the ITI allows you access to a wealth of online learning, forums, courses, congresses and ITI study clubs worldwide.

The ITI study club in Cornwall meets 4 times a year.  The aim is to discuss evidence-based topics on all and any aspect of implant dentistry.

Paul is the Study Club Director for Cornwall, please contact him if you would like to have further information or visit www.iti.org . Meetings are usually held in the evening and each one qualifies for two hours of CPD. They are for Clinicians and Dental Technicians.

Recent topics have included clinical photography, implants restorations in the aesthetic zone, soft tissue management around implants, sinus augmentation, CBCT scans, augmentation avoiding onlay grafting,treatment planning and case discussions, which members find very rewarding.

Non ITI members are welcome to come to two ‘taster’ meetings before being asked to become a member.  There are so many more benefits to becoming an ITI member in addition to our great local resource so please get in touch and come along.  For further information please  get in touch either via email or phone.

Upcoming Meetings

  • Thursday 10 September 2020
  • Treatment concepts in periodontal plastic surgery around teeth and implants by Matthew Brennand Roper, Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School

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Hi Everyone,

Matt has kindly agreed to present to us remotely in September rather than face to face. We have moved the date to Thursday 10 September, and I’m really looking forward to seeing as many of you as possible for what will be an informative and entertaining evening.

Aims

  • Provide a background to the rational for surgery.
  • Deliver a treatment strategy for managing recession or soft tissue issues at teeth and implants.
  • Discuss treatment outcomes and complications.

Objectives

  • To develop a better understanding as to when and why defects occur.
  • Understand which techniques are appropriate for various cases and identifying when to refer.
  • Understand the risks and possible complications related to soft tissue treatments and how to potentially mitigate them.

There is also no fee to bring along a DCP if you are a member and they are very welcome, but please let us know if you plan to do this.

Venue: Online zoom meeting

Please email Paul (paul@watersidedentalcare.co.uk)  with your preferred email address and GDC number so that you can be added to the online meeting invite.

This meeting is free to members and guests and all dental professionals are welcome.  ITI allows guests to attend two meetings before requesting that delegates become members.

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