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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

IMPLANTS, BIOLOGY AND TECHNOLOGY

3 hours to complete
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

Week 2

3 hours to complete

IMPLANTS AND THE PATIENT

3 hours to complete
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

Week 3

5 hours to complete

PLACING DENTAL IMPLANTS

5 hours to complete
21 videos (Total 121 min), 11 readings, 5 quizzes
21 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
*NEW Video: Computer-Assisted Implant Surgery8m
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

Week 4

4 hours to complete

RESTORING IMPLANTS

4 hours to complete
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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