Acquire the theoretical and practical techniques required to incorporate the technique of sinus elevation into their daily clinical practice, thus facilitating the solution of cases with maxillary bone atrophy.
6th edition - 1st, 2nd and 3rd April 2019
7th edition - 4th, 5th and 6th November 2019
Clinical practice: 65%
Pre-clinical practice: 20%
From 9am until 2pm and 4pm until 8pm
A programme designed to combine both theoretical and practical content in which each student:
- Will attend different Maxillary Sinus Elevation surgical procedures via the direct technique.
- One of these will be performed under the mentoring of the teaching staff.
Practicing sinus lift procedures on cadaver heads
- Anatomical memory of the maxillary sinus and adjacent structures.
- Sinus lifting technique with lateral window.
- Crestal and/or transveolar elevation techniques.
Practicing sinus lift procedures on patients
Sinus elevation surgeries by means of the direct technique performed by students and tutored by the teaching staff.
- Intraoperative complications (Schneider membrane perforation).
- Post-operative complications.
- Discussion of previous cases.
- Edentulous upper jaw.
- The challenge of the atrophic posterior jaw.
- Rehabilitation of the atrophic posterior jaw.
- Treatment characteristics and options.
- Pre-operative medication.
- Atraumatic Maxillary Sinus Elevation technique.
- Comparison of indirect sinus elevation systems.
- Special features of the atraumatic technique.
- Advantages and disadvantages in relation to the direct technique.
- Presentation of clinical cases.
- Anatomy and physiology of the maxillary sinus.
- Vascular relationships.
- Own pathologies and pre-operative treatments.
- Historical background on the sinus elevation technique.
- Biological foundations of the sinus elevation technique.
- Indications and contraindications.
- Surgical instruments and material.
- Lateral approach technique: step by step.
- Clinical action orientation based on the amount of bone remaining in the alveolar ridge of the posterior jaw.
- Application and limitations of the conventional and advanced radiological techniques: Ortho and CT.
- Dental implant fitting following maxillary sinus lifting.
- Is immediate loading associated with sinus lifting possible?