Risk Management When Operating in the Posterior Mandible

08 May 2019, 6:30 PM
Cavendish Imaging Harley Street
1 Verifiable CPD Hour(s)
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On Wednesday 8th May, The renowned Professor Edward Scher will be our guest speaker for the topic “Risk Management When Operating in the Posterior Mandible”

Dr Scher graduated from University College Hospital, London, UK in 1973. He is registered on the GDC Specialist List in Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics.


He is a Visiting Clinical Professor at the Prosthodontic and Implant Department, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA. He is also an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Dental Implantology, School of Health Care Professions at the University of Salford, UK and lecturer at the Eastman Dental Institute. Dr Scher is a Fellow and Diplomate of the ICOI and a Director on its Board. He is also a founder member and past President of the Association of Dental Implantology, UK and served most recently as its scientific chairman 2011 – 2013. He was made an Honorary life member of the A.D.I. in 2013

Dr Scher was Scientific Chairman at the ADI International Symposia in 1989 and 1991 and was Host Chairman of the ICOI World Congress XI, 1992. He has also been Scientific Chairman of ICOI World Congress August 2003 and 2004; Scientific Chairman of ADI International Congress in May 2003; Scientific Chairman of Nobel Biocare Conference in September 2006; and Scientific Chairman of ADI International Congress in May 2007 and 2013.

This session will look at the risk management protocol when placing osseointegrated implants in the posterior mandible as a sensible precaution for reducing the risk of nerve damage and the risk of possible litigation. Dr Scaher will identify the need for careful treatment planning and the use of relevant special tests especially the CT Scan. The subject is aimed at Oral Surgeons, Implantologists and anyone with an interest in this topic.

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Course Aims

-Treatment Planning (including CT scan.)
-The Incision.
-The type of anaesthetic.
-X-rays as you proceed.
-Accurate drilling technique.
-Use of anti-inflammatories.