Preservation of Alveolar Bone in Extraction Sockets

Saturday, November 2, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
The registration period has closed for this event.



The growth of Implant dentistry has resulted in development of new and important procedures. The preservation of the dimensions of the alveolar ridge after tooth extraction is crucial for successful implant placement. This course is designed to teach basic site preservation prior to implant placement. Participants will learn socket healing after extraction, socket bone grafting with bone grafting material and membranes.


You Will Learn:

  • How to describe extraction socket healing after extraction
  • Principles of tooth extraction with minimal trauma
  • Indications and techniques for bone grafting with membranes
  • Anesthesia, pain management and post-operative care


Who Should Attend:

This program is designed for Dentists


University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry wishes to acknowledge and thank Nobel Biocare and Geistlich Pharma North America, Inc. for their generous support of this program



About Us

University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is one of the nation's premier dental schools and has served the Bay Area community for more than 100 years. The dental school is committed to excellence and innovation in education, research, community service and patient care. The Division of Continuing Dental Education is dedicated to educating dental professionals by providing the highest quality CE programs available in dentistry today.



Course is limited to 30 participants.

CE Credit

CEU: Units - 6

This activity is designated for 6 units of continuing education credit.

Course Fees

Early Bird Tuition: $545* (for registrations received by October 2)

Regular Tuition: $595*

*Course includes lunch and coffee/tea service in the morning.


David Ehsan, MD, DDS, is a graduate of Dugoni School of Dentistry and University of Nebraska Medical Center. He is a licensed physician/surgeon and dentist. He is dual board certified in oral and maxillofacial surgery and dental anesthesiology. He is past president of the San Francisco Dental Society and has lectured throughout the United States. He is an oral maxillofacial and implant surgeon in private practice and the surgical director of San Francisco Implant Institute.

Vinela Bakllamaja MD, DDS is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in private practice. She is a licensed dentist and physician. Dr. Bakllamaja is a graduate of UCSF dental school and USC medical school.  She is an associate surgeon at San Francisco Implant Institute, a private practice in downtown San Francisco devoted to advanced implant, bone grafting and soft tissue surgery.



Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

155 Fifth Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

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