The Implant Placement and Restoration Course is an initiative of Healing Hands Dental Society’s Education Consortium. This course is a part of Dental Implant Training Workshops targeting the African Dental Community – (Dental Students, Residents, Dental Practitioners, and Faculty).
This course has attracted participants from Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Rwanda, Kenya, Egypt, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, and Tunisia.
The purpose of the course is to provide the participants with knowledge in all aspects of clinical implant dentistry as one of the treatment options for replacing missing tooth or teeth.
Course Learning Objectives
The objectives for the participants are to:
1. Understand terms used in implant dentistry.
2. Become knowledgeable how to develop treatment plans with implants for dental patients.
3. Understand surgical and prosthodontic protocols.
4. Discuss different implant therapy modalities
5. Have knowledge of new approaches for implant placement and reconstruction.
6. Have a hands-on experience planning and placing implants on a cast.
Dr. Uvoh Onoriobe completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Benin, Nigeria.
He obtained a Master’s in Public Health degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
He also completed a residency in Dental Public Health in North Carolina Oral Health Section.
He went to complete the Advanced Standing program for Internationally Trained Dentists and obtained a DMD degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
He is honored to be a Graduate of the Advanced Prosthodontics Program at the University of Michigan.
He is the Executive Director, Healing Hands Health Society, a non-profit that seeks to address health disparities amongst low-income families around the world. He is the facilitator of Dental Webinar Series, providing
continuing education via video conferencing to dental students and dental practitioners in Africa and the Middle East.