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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

IMPLANTS, BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY

12 videos (Total 60 min), 7 readings, 3 quizzes
12 videos
Module 1 - Message from the Instructor1m
What is a Dental Implant?8m
Teeth and Implants: Similarities and Differences (Functional Aspects)4m
Teeth and Implants: Similarities and Differences (Biological Aspects)3m
Biology of Osseointegration5m
Implant Surface Modifications7m
My First Implant3m
Biomechanics: Short and Narrow Implants6m
Implant Selection5m
The Development of Dental Implantology and Important Concepts5m
Week 1 Sum-up Discussion5m
7 readings
Welcome to HKU Implant Dentistry MOOC and Disclaimer10m
Greetings and information about the MOOC10m
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Teeth and Implants10m
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Biology of Osseointegration and Implant Surface10m
My First Implant Case (WEEK 1) - Meet Your Patients (Lisa*, Tom*, Gina, Justin and Mary)10m
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Implant Selection and Development10m
[Optional] Learner survey10m
3 practice exercises
CheckPoint 1.18m
Check Point 1.210m
Check Point 1.310m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

IMPLANTS AND THE PATIENT

10 videos (Total 53 min), 8 readings, 3 quizzes
10 videos
Treatment Planning: Begin with the End in Mind5m
Treatment Planning: Put First Things First2m
Treatment Planning6m
Anatomy: The Maxilla6m
Anatomy: The Mandible7m
Systemic Risk Assessment (Part 1)4m
Systemic Risk Assessment (Part 2)4m
Assessing Patients' Expectations5m
Week 2 Sum-up Discussion6m
8 readings
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Comprehensive Treatment Planning10m
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Understanding Local Anatomical Factors10m
Lesson Objectives and and Further Reading - Assessing the Patient for Implant Therapy10m
My First Implant Case (WEEK 2) - Case Tom (*New Patient)10m
My First Implant Case (WEEK 2) - Case Lisa (*New Patient)10m
My First Implant (WEEK 2) - Case Gina10m
My First Implant (WEEK 2) - Case Justin10m
My First Implant (WEEK 2) - Case Mary10m
3 practice exercises
Check Point 2.110m
Check Point 2.210m
Check Point 2.38m
Week
3
5 hours to complete

PLACING DENTAL IMPLANTS

20 videos (Total 112 min), 11 readings, 5 quizzes
20 videos
Implant Timing and Placement Protocols7m
Biological Principles of Guided Tissue Regeneration (GTR)10m
Planning Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR) in the Anterior Maxilla7m
Autogenous Bone Graft (*NEW Lecture)7m
Implants in the Posterior Maxilla5m
Transalveolar Sinus Elevation5m
Lateral Window Augmentation3m
Implant Surgery: Suturing Techniques (Part 1)8m
Implant Surgery: Suturing Techniques (Part 2)8m
Post Surgical Healing3m
Post Surgical Complications7m
Implant Surgery Basics: Setting Up5m
Implant Surgery Basics: Instrumentarium (Dental Surgeon)4m
Implant Surgery Basics: Instrumentarium (Dental Assistant)2m
Implant Surgery Basics: Sterile Procedures2m
Implant Surgery Basics: Surgery Round-up41s
Step-by-Step Implant Surgery: Straightforward6m
Step-by-Step Implant Surgery: GBR5m
Week 3 Sum-Up Discussion7m
11 readings
Module 3 Introduction10m
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Implant Placement and Tissue Regeneration Protocols10m
Learning Objectives: Posterior Maxilla and Sinus Augmentation10m
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Surgery Closure and Post Surgical Healing10m
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Step-by-Step Surgery: How and What to Prepare?10m
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Step-by-Step Surgery: From Incision to Implant Placement and Suturing10m
My First Implant Case (WEEK 3) - Case Tom (*New Patient)10m
My First Implant Case (WEEK 2) - Case Lisa (*New10m
My First Implant (WEEK 3) - Case Gina10m
My First Implant (WEEK 3) - Case Justin10m
My First Implant (WEEK 3) - Case Mary10m
5 practice exercises
Check Point 3.1 (*NEW Questions added)14m
Checkpoint 3.2 (*NEW)8m
Check Point 3.36m
Check Point 3.48m
Check Point 3.58m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

RESTORING IMPLANTS

16 videos (Total 70 min), 9 readings, 4 quizzes
16 videos
Restorative Pathways (1) - Video Lecture56s
Restorative Pathways (2) - Video Lecture3m
Screw-retained or Cemented Reconstructions2m
Implant Level or Abutment Level Restoration?4m
Restoring Edentulous Patients with Implant Supported Fixed Dental Prostheses7m
Restoring Edentulous Patients: Mandibular Overdenture4m
Impression Techniques4m
Immediate Loading4m
Implant Supported Provisional Restorations8m
Cementation Techniques2m
Impression Taking on a Single Implant5m
Immediate Loading - Full Arch (A Clinical Case)5m
Tissue Conditioning with Temporary Restorations (A Clinical Case)3m
Ceramic Complications in Implant Supported Reconstructions ( A Clinical Case) (*NEW Lecture)5m
Week 4 Sum-up Discussion4m
9 readings
Lesson Objectives and Further Reading - Pathways and Decision Making for Restoring Dental Implants10m
Learning Objectives and Further Reading - Techniques and Protocols for Dental Prostheses (Part 1)10m
Learning Objectives and Further Reading - Techniques and Protocols for Dental Prostheses (Part 2)10m
Learning Objectives and Further Reading - Clinical Cases of Restorative Procedures (*NEW Contents added)10m
My First Implant Case (WEEK 4): Case Tom (*New Patient)10m
My First Implant Case (WEEK 4) - Case Lisa (*New Patient)10m
My First Implant (WEEK 4) - Case Gina10m
My First Implant (WEEK 4) - Case Justin10m
My First Implant Case (WEEK 4) - Case Mary10m
4 practice exercises
Check Point 4.110m
Check Point 4.28m
Check Point 4.38m
Check Point 4.46m
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Top reviews from Implant Dentistry

By TCMar 27th 2017

this is a fantastic course!! There are not so many online dental implant courses. This offering from the University of Hong Kong is essential for everyone who is interested in implant dentistry!!

By DLNov 27th 2016

This course is must for every practiotioner practising implant dentistry.\n\nIt helps the clinician explore implant dentistry right from treatment planning to the perfect execution of the case.

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Nikos Mattheos

Clinical Associate Professor in Implant Dentistry
The University of Hong Kong

About The University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong is the territory’s oldest institute of higher learning and also an internationally recognized, research led, comprehensive university. It engages in frontier research and academic endeavours that reflect and address the needs of a fast changing, knowledge-based world....

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