(601) The Bone Grafting & Sinus Elevation Course, 145 GREEN MEADOWS DRIVE SOUTH, LEWIS CENTER OHIO, 43035 August 20-22, 2020


(601) Course Description 

Date: August 20-22, 2020. CE Hours: 22 | The Midwest Implant Institute offers the 3-day Bone Grafting & Sinus Elevation course once per year. This course is designed to utilize Live Surgeries of all Bone Grafting Procedures to benefit the participant. During the Live Surgeries, participants are encouraged to ask the MII faculty questions regarding the surgical procedures that are being observed. These surgeries will reiterate lecture topics within the course to fulfill the desired education of the participant.

The benefits of Live Surgery rather than DVD recorded surgery allows the participant to learn in greater depth. Having the ability the surgical bone grafting procedure before it is attempted allows the participant to experience “real world” surgery. Post-operative discussion allows the participant to expressive their opinion and offer suggestions. This Classroom/Surgical Operatory Hybrid course promotes Clinical, classroom and peer-to-peer educational environment discussing multiple bone grafting procedures.

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Each Live Surgery will embody a diagnosis and treatment plan discussion before the surgery and immediate post-surgery discussion of the procedure and techniques. Cases will include cone beam x-ray and have availability for viewing from the lecture room or Live in the surgical suite. 

The Bone Grafting and Sinus Elevation (601) Course will be offered only once per year. Included in your tuition fees are included lunch for three(3) days and a group discussion Dinner. You won’t want to miss this course. Come find what all the experts are talking about. 


Course Topics

The Bone Grafting & Sinus Elevation Course (601) Course covers a broad simplification of Course Topics, Course Objectives, and Hands-on Participation. Below are a few of the Topics: 

  • Block Bone Grafting
  • Using Piezo and Rotary Techniques
  • Sinus Elevation (Techniques include rotary, piezo, lateral approach, and crestal approach)
  • Sinus Bump
  • Socket Preservation
  • Bone Grafting Materials (Where/When to use different materials)
  • Proper use of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
  • Proper use of Platelet Rich Fiber (PRF)
  • Tissue Management
  • Mandibular Onlay Tunneling Technique using particulate bone grafting materials
  • Extraction & Immediate Implant Placement
  • Lateral Nerve Repositioning & Implant Placement
  • Proper use of Resorbable/Nonresorbable Barriers
  • Surgical Sterile Technique
  • Pre and Post-op Pain Management
  • Antibiotic Therapy
  • Autgenous Bone vs. Allograft Bone use


Course Objectives

With in this (601) Bone Grafting & Sinus Elevation Course there are many objectives, some are listed below: 

  • Learn step-by-step surgical procedures with different bone grafting modalities to obtain a predictable result
  • Live surgery of each type of bone grafting procedure will give the participant knowledge of each type of procedure and when it is to be used
  • Learn pre and post-op pain medication use and antibiotic therapy to insure patient comfort
  • Recognition of PRP benefits in bone grafting procedures
  • Know when to do immediate extraction with implant placement and when to avoid implant placement 
  • Comprehend the benefits of the lateral nerve repositioning procedure
  • Interpret the different modalities for sinus augmentation

Course Instructors

    • Dr. James Rutkowski
    • Dr. Robert Heller
    • Dr. Thomas Bilski
    • Dr. Jody Griffin
    • Ms. Karen Fairhurst

Hotel Registration

A spacious guest room with granite countertops, soft earth tones and rich dark woods awaits your arrival at Hilton Columbus/Polaris. Stay comfortable with a 55-inch HDTV, mini-refrigerator and complimentary WiFi. Their convenient location and complimentary shuttle within a 5-mile radius make it easy to get to Columbus attractions and the airport (24 hours advance notice is requested). Take time for the Papillon Day Spa, fitness center, indoor pool and whirlpool. The Hilton Columbus/Polaris extends an exclusive offer for The Midwest Implant Institute Registrants. For MII registration, visit The Hilton Columbus/Polaris website here!

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3 days CE CREDITS: 22 (lecture CE: 22)

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