Stage 1: knowledge
As dentists, we strive to deliver the best patient care. That means minimising surgery and healing time, and delivering long-term, predictable results.
That’s why this section looks at the bigger picture of implantology and bone grafting. Whether you want to know more about how bone is regenerated, learn what to look for when choosing a bone grafting material, or master implantology best practice, we’ll cover the essential information you need to grow stronger.
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Gain valuable insight and fun facts around the fundamentals of bone biology with Dr Stuart Kilner
Alloplasts, allografts, xenografts, autologous – there are many different types of bone grafting material available, all with supporting theories and research. How do we know which material to choose?
A useful framework can involve looking first at the “ideal” characteristics of a material, bearing in mind the basics of bone biology and osseointegration discussed above, and seeing which tick the most boxes.
Osteoinductive vs osteoconductive? Or both?
Resorbable vs non-resorbable?
Risk of disease transmission?
Watch this video from Dr Dominic O’Hooley for a full breakdown.
Biological Impact of Alloplastic Bone Graft vs Bovine Xenograft and Allograft Materials in Bone Healing: An Experimental Study
Osteoimmune regulation underlies oral implant osseointegration and its perturbation
Multinucleated Giant Cells: Good Guys or Bad Guys?
Discover a detailed, step-by-step overview of implant surgery best practice, with international experts showing the techniques they use every day to achieve predictable, successful results with modern synthetic grafts:
For guidance on the application of EthOss in real-life cases, plus webinars delivered by world-renowned experts and clinical studies highlighting the benefits of True Host Bone Regeneration, explore Stage 2.Learn more_
For professional courses in bone grafting and implantology, we recommend the ICE Postgraduate Dental Institute & Hospital.Find out more_