Aims and Objectives
The aim of this course is to train the existing ZYGO surgeon who is also already VERSAH Osseodensification trained, to optimise the Zygomatic Implant osteotomy & outcome with the use of ZGO VERSAH Osseodensification
The course aims to improve an experienced implant dentist’s understanding of the ZGO burs and how their use can be implemented into existing treatment protocols for Zygomatic implant placement to improve patient outcomes.
By the end of the course , we would expect participants to have a better understanding of the principles and science behind Osseodensification and how it can be utilised in Zygomatic implant placement to improve patient outcomes.
The morning session will be THEORY on the ZAGA Classification & protocols and how to use the ZGO VERSAH Osseodensification in the various ZAGA Types
The afternoon session will be HANDS ON performing a ZAGA 3 osteotomy on the one side & a ZAGA 4 on the other side on a VERSAH mid face model & placing 2 Southern Zygomatic implants in this model.
Meet the tutor
Dr. Costa Nicolopoulos BDS cum laude, FFD(SA)MFOS qualified as a dentist in 1984 receiving his dental degree “cum laude” from Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa. He received numerous awards including the Gold Medal of the Dental Association of South Africa for the most outstanding graduate. In 1990 he completed his 4-year full time postgraduate Maxillo-Facial & Oral Surgery training at Wits University and was awarded FFD from the College of Medicine of South Africa.
Since 1991 he is in full time specialist Maxillo-Facial & Oral Surgery private practice concentrating on immediate loading of dental implants. To date he has placed over 40.000 dental implants.
In 2011, with Dr Petros Yuvanoglu, he established the SameDay Dental Implants Clinic in Dubai where he is also the Director of the Branemark Osseointergration Center as well as the ZAGA Zygoma Implant Center.
Dr Costa has been an invited speaker at numerous organizations, including the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) , American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgrons (AAOMS), American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED) ,
Osseodensification Academy (OA) & Association of Dental Implantology(ADI ).
He is also a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology ( ICOI)
7 hours verifiable CPD outcome C