Karachi: A workshop was recently conducted on dental implant placement titled, ‘Basics of implant placement and prosthodontic management’ was held at Dental Solutions Clifton (DSC)- Center for Dental Education.

The theme of the workshop was to highlight necessary implant placement skills, impression-making and placement of the prosthetic component. The surgical component of the workshop was covered by Dr Abdullah Salman, Assistant Professor, Baqai Dental College and prosthetic component was covered by Dr Naseer Ahmed, Associate Professor, Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine.

Dr Adil Bin Irfan, Managing Director, Dental Solutions Clifton (DSC), welcomed participants and speakers and spoke about the importance of continuing dental education. He said that fresh graduates and upcoming dentists should keep themselves updated regarding dentistry, and they should attend such workshops.

Dr Abdullah Salman gave a brief introduction to implant dentistry. He described the surgical aspect of implant placement to the audience and explained every step in detail.

Dr Naseer spoke about different types of crowns and impression techniques for dental implants.

Their courses were followed by a question and answer session.
Later, a demonstration on how to place the dental implant and how to take its impression was given. The session also contained a hands-on component in which participants placed dental implants on goat head under supervision.

Individual attention was given to every participant, and more emphasis was given to the participants’ handling techniques. After the exercise, Dr Umer Bin Irfan, Chief Executive Officer, Dental Solutions Clifton, thanked the participants, speakers. He said that DSC had a vision and mission to provide knowledge to undergraduates and fresh graduates on areas which were neglected in the past.

In the end, certificates were distributed among the participants, and shields were presented to the speakers.

-DN Report

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