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Osteogenics 2012 Global Bone Grafting Symposium

Join us for Osteogenics 2012 Global Bone Grafting Symposium April 20 & 21 at The Westin La Cantera Resort in San Antonio, TX.

Tuition for the main symposium on April 20 and 21 is $795 and offers up to 14 CE credits. Assistants and office personnel are welcome for $350.

Clinicians can choose from three hands-on workshops on April 19 and earn four CE credits for an additional $695.

Register by March 30, 2012. (Non-refundable after March 30, 2012)

Course Information

Date: April 20, 2012 - April 21, 2012
Location: The Westin La Cantera Resort - San Antonio, TX

Course Fee: $795.00
CE Credits: 14


Stephen Caldwell, DDS
Sascha Jovanovic, DDS, MS
Bradley McAllister, DDS, PhD
Alvaro Ordonez, DDS
Michael Pikos, DDS
Istvan Urban, DMD, MD
Hom-Lay Wang, DDS, MSD, PhD
Thomas Wilson, Jr., DDS


2012 Global Bone Grafting Symposium brochure [1.36 MB PDF]

Symposium Topics

- Prevention of buccal bone loss in socket grafting procedures
- Implant site development techniques
- Predictable vertical and horizontal ridge augmentation using tenting screws
- New concepts in computer-guided bone grafting
- Vertical ridge augmentation using titanium-reinforced PTFE membranes
- Horizontal ridge augmentation using collagen membranes
- Use of novel biologic graft materials in bone grafting
- Soft tissue grafting around dental implants
- Bone grafting around dental implants

Symposium Highlights

The symposium will feature optional hands-on workshops and presentations by world-renowned speakers. The three in-depth limited-attendance hands-on workshops are offered Thursday afternoon on April 19th. Topics include vertical and horizontal ridge augmentation with Dr. Istvan Urban, ridge sculpting with particulate and membrane grafting with Dr. Stephen Caldwell, and socket grafting, implant site development, and grafting with implant placement with Dr. Hom-Lay Wang.

The Westin La Cantera Resort was chosen because of San Antonio's enjoyable spring weather and national attractions. The resort features 36 holes of championship golf, a world-class spa, and nature trails. The resort offers complimentary shuttle service to The Shops at La Cantera, an upscale shopping experience with a variety of dining options, and to Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Perched on top of 300 acres, the resort has memorable views of the Texas Hill Country. Within close driving distance are a number of top entertainment attractions: The San Antonio Riverwalk, The Alamo, and SeaWorld.

Learning Objectives

- Improve comprehensive treatment planning skills with emphasis on achieving natural esthetics
- Integrate the latest research technologies, materials and techniques into the treatment planning process
- Critically evaluate the available evidence relative to various grafting and augmentation techniques


Thursday, April 19th
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Optional Hands-on Workshops
Clinicians have the option to participate in one workshop worth 4 CE credits.
"Ridge Sculpting using Tenting Screws and Acellular Barrier Membranes" - Dr. Stephen Caldwell
"Socket Augmentation Techniques for Minimizing Buccal Bone Resorption and Improving Implant Esthetics" - Dr. Hom-Lay Wang
"Vertical and Horizontal Ridge Augmentation Techniques using Barrier Membranes and Particulate Graft Materials" - Dr. Istvan Urban
*To register for a hands-on course, call Laura Wood at (888) 796-1923.

Friday, April 20th
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Dr. Michael Pikos
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Break
10:00 AM - 11:30 PM Dr. Hom-Lay Wang
11:30 PM - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Interactive Treatment Planning Session, Dr. Tom Wilson
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Dr. Stephen Caldwell
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Dr. Alvaro Ordonez
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM Cocktail reception

Saturday, April 21st
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Dr. Sascha Jovanovic
8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Dr. Istvan Urban
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Dr. Bradley McAllister
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Interactive Treatment Planning Session, Dr. Tom Wilson
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM Dr. Sascha Jovanovic

Additional Information

Hotel Reservations
The Westin La Cantera Resort || San Antonio, TX
Group Rate of $209/night. Call 210.558.6500. Register under "Osteogenics".

Shuttle service is not provided to the hotel from the airport. Outside of using a taxicab service, we recommend A1 Limo and Sedan to arrange for a sedan, limo or bus. (210) 979-2922

2012 Symposium - San Antonio Texas

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