Day 4

Block Grafting Techniques


  • Diagnosing the need to augment a ridge. What are the criteria?
  • Medication Protocols pre and post op
  • Incision and flap designs for a variety of missing teeth.
  • The use of Allograft Blocks
  • Membranes for covering the block.
  • How to prepare the recipient site & the block
  • How to affix the block.
  • The appropriate suture to use and how to close the flap.
  • When is the grafted site ready for implant placement.
  • Understand the importance of asepsis.
  • How to set up an aseptic field for grafting and implant surgery.
  • Hands On Lab- The Onlay Block Graft