The key principles to master for advanced hard and soft tissue techniques

Join Nik Vourakis on Thursday 21 September at 7pm as he discusses the key principles to master for advanced hard and soft tissue techniques.

This webinar is aimed at dentists with an interest in implants who want to check in on their level of experience in performing hard and soft tissue augmentation procedures.

This one hour session will encompass a 40 minute presentation and the opportunity for Q&A on the fundamental skills that should be mastered before progressing to more complex bone grafting and soft tissue augmentation techniques which are often necessary for successful implant placement.

Take this opportunity to understand the key principles in hard and soft tissue grafting. Learn how to progress and apply these principles to more complex procedures such as horizontal and vertical bone augmentation and the Sausage Technique.

Learning outcomes

At the end of this webinar, delegates should have a deeper understanding on the following key principles:

  • The biological concepts behind these procedures and what biologic materials to use when
  • Treating vertical defects
  • How to achieve horizontal bone augmentation
  • How re-establish the soft tissue after augmentation.

Nik Vourakis

Nikolas is a senior implant and restorative surgeon in private clinics in London and Edinburgh.

His special interest and main qualifications are in oral surgery and oral implant dentistry while he has wide experience in all areas of aesthetic dentistry.

He has been a practising as a dental surgeon since 2005 after graduating from the prestigious Military Academy Medical School at the University of Thessaloniki, Greece.

Nik started his training in the oral and maxillofacial surgery department of the 401 Military Hospital in Athens, Greece. As a military officer, he then went on to serve as a team leader in a field hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan – an experience which shaped his commitment and dedication to his chosen field.

On returning to Greece, he furthered his training by completing a postgraduate diploma in oral implant dentistry from the University of Athens, Greece and an MSc in oral surgery/implant dentistry from Göethe University of Frankfurt, Germany.

He recently obtained an advanced surgical master curriculum in regenerative implant dentistry next to Dr Istvan Urban in Budapest, Hungary.

He is also a member of the Association of Dental Implantology and the International Team for Implantology.

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