April 28, 2022 — April 29, 2022 // 9:00

Dental Implant Nursing Course

Implant Dentistry is a highly advanced, specialised dental skill which is now a widely available treatment across the UK and overseas.

It combines surgical skills with restorative expertise to help rebuild the dentition. Some examples of damage could be due to trauma, caries or malignancy.

These cases require meticulous planning and exacting standards to ensure an optimum result for each patient.

Aims & Objectives

  • prevention of micro-organism on hands, surfaces or equipment from being introduced to susceptible sites
  • decontamination of any non aseptic key parts as required
  • pre operative instructions for patients
    understanding of surgical and soft tissue healing protocol
  • understanding of equipment and procedures required in implantology
  • process of informed patient consent and documentation
  • full aseptic set up of the surgery
    step by step of nursing protocols for implant placement
  • restorative side of implants (2nd stage)

Details

This CPD met the following GDC learning outcomes: 

 A) Effective communication with patients, the dental team and others across dentistry, including when obtaining consent, dealing with complaints and raising concerns when patients are at risk 

C) Maintenance and development of knowledge and skills within your field of practice 

D) Maintenance of skills, behaviours and attitudes which maintain patient confidence in you and the dental profession and put patients’ interest first 

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Twyford Implant Center, UK