During this session Dr Richard Horwitz will discuss the dimension changes of the alveolar process and ridge that follows tooth extraction, how to be familiar with ridge preservation technique, how bone substitute material can reduce bone resorption and the role and timings of CBCT in the planning of your implant case.
Dr Horwitz qualified as a dentist from the University of Sheffield, and as a Specialist in Periodontics from UCL (Eastman Dental Institute). He was awarded with the Certificate in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry from the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), and is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh for Periodontics.
He spends most of his time in private practice limited to Periodontics and Implant dentistry in London.
Dr Horwitz lectures nationally and internationally on periodontics and implant dentistry. He is a visiting lecturer at the Eastman Dental Institute (UCL).
His Specific clinical interests include treatment of mucogingival conditions, gingival recession, implant surgery and the management of peri-implant complications.
Dr Horwitz is immediate past chair of Alpha Omega Dental Society London Chapter.
- The healing process of the socket following tooth extraction.
- The influence of CBCT in the planning of grafting techniques and approaches to treatment.
- Techniques and materials available for ridge preservation
- The rationale and indication for such procedures, and to critically discuss current evidence through literature review on the efficacy of grafting material on preserving the ridge volume after tooth extraction