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Continuum 1: 22 Hours (8 Hours Online Didactic, 14 Hours Hands-On Model Work)

November 11 @ 9:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm CST

$50.00 – $1,399.00

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Description

This is a 22-hour course, divided into two parts: 8 hours online didactic with self-paced instruction videos and 14 hours hands-on model work at the course venue or online from your office or home.

  • Part 1: 8 Hours Online, Didactic
    • This must be completed before Friday, November 11, 2022.
    • Note: If you have already taken our Intro to Surgery 8 hours online, didactic course, contact us to receive a reduced price on the full Continuum 1: Online course. 
  • Part 2: 14 Hours, Hands-On Model Work
    • Date: Friday (Didactic) and Saturday (Model Work), November 11-12, 2022
  • Optional:
    • Surgical Handpiece Rental: One way shipping is included. The surgical handpiece must be returned to KCSI within 14 days after the course is completed or an additional $250 late fee will be due. You will pay for the return shipping. The course manager will provide further info on how to return the surgical handpiece.
    • Express Shipping Fee (Online Attendees Registering after November 1, 2022): This must be purchased if you are registering for this course after November 1, 2022 to ensure you will receive your kit and/or surgical handpiece before the course starts.

Instructor: Andrew Drollinger, DDS (Click here to learn more about Dr. Drollinger.)

Location: Houston, TX

Dental Health Products Inc. (DHP)
1631 Gillingham Lane
Suite 100
Sugar Land, Texas 77478

*Lunch will be provided.

Topics Covered in Part 1: 8 Hours Online, Didactic 

  • Surgical Extractions
  • Periotome Bur/Luxator ‘system’ for root removal
  • Managing Moderate Third Molar Impactions
  • What to Do When Complications Occur
  • Maxillary Sinus
    • Precautions
    • Medications
    • Preventing and Treating Perforations
    • Tuberosity Fractures
  • Infection Control
  • Bone Grafting Techniques for Socket Preservation
  • Multiple Extractions and Ridge Grooming
  • Bleeding Management
  • Incision and Drainage
  • When to Refer

Topics Covered in Part 2: 14 Hours, Hands-On Model Work

Discussion ranges from basic to advanced.

  • Instrumentation
  • Faster “surgical” extractions
  • Subtleties of sectioning and easier root retrieval
  • Flaps and suturing for exodontia and socket grafting
  • Extractions and the sinus
  • Multiple extractions and disease removal/alveoplasty
  • Exostoses excision and frenectomy
  • Incision, drainage and managing infection
  • Moderate third molar impactions, mandibular and maxillary case selection and things you need to know to avoid complications.

Schedule

Part 1: 8 Hours Online, Didactic 

  • Complete this course at your own pace. You will have access to this online content for 1 year, from the date you purchased this course. We recommend this section to be completed before the course starts on November 11, 2022. 

Part 2: 14 Hours, Hands-On Model Work (In-Person in Sugar Land, TX)

  • Date: Friday and Saturday, November 11-12, 2022
  • Time: 9 AM-5 PM CT (Lunch break at 12 PM with a few short breaks.)
  • Location: Dental health Products Inc. (DHP) in Sugar Land, TX 

Part 2: 14 Hours, Hands-On Model Work (Online)

  • Date: Friday and Saturday, November 11-12, 2022
  • Time: 
    • 7 AM-3 PM PT (Lunch break at 10 AM)
    • 8 AM-4 PM MT (Lunch break at 11 AM)
    • 9 AM-5 PM CT (Lunch break at 12 PM)
    • 10 AM-6 PM ET  (Lunch break at 1PM)
  • Location: Online via Zoom through the KCSI Learning Portal
    • The course manager will reach out to you. Please let the course manager or KCSI staff know if you need assistance accessing the KCSI Learning Portal. 
    • Download the latest version of Zoom to your device. 

Venue in Sugar Land, TX (In-Person Attendee)

Dental Health Products Inc. (DHP)
1631 Gillingham Lane
Suite 100
Sugar Land, Texas 77478

Continuum 1: 22 Hours Online (8 Hours Didactic – Prerequisite, 14 Hours Hands-On Model Work)

Instructor: Andrew Drollinger, DDS (Click here to learn more about Dr. Drollinger.) Location: Houston, TX or Online via Zoom Location in Houston, TX: Dental Health Products, Inc (DHP) 1631 Gillingham Lane Suite 100 Sugar Land, Texas 77478 https://bit.ly/3rTsy0J *Lunch and light refreshments will be provided for in-person participants. Part 1: 8 Hours Online, Didactic – Prerequisite (Included in Continuum 1 registration), Surgical Introductory Course (Online)
  • Surgical Extractions
  • Periotome Bur/Luxator ‘system’ for root removal
  • Managing Moderate Third Molar Impactions
  • What to Do When Complications Occur
  • Maxillary Sinus
    • Precautions
    • Medications
    • Preventing and Treating Perforations
    • Tuberosity Fractures
  • Infection Control
  • Bone Grafting Techniques for Socket Preservation
  • Multiple Extractions and Ridge Grooming
  • Bleeding Management
  • Incision and Drainage
  • When to Refer
Part 2: 14 Hours Online, Hands-On Model Work will cover the following: Discussion ranges from basic to advanced.
  • Instrumentation
  • Faster “surgical” extractions
  • Subtleties of sectioning and easier root retrieval
  • Flaps and suturing for exodontia and socket grafting
  • Extractions and the sinus
  • Multiple extractions and disease removal/alveoplasty
  • Exostoses excision and frenectomy
  • Incision, drainage and managing infection
  • Moderate third molar impactions, mandibular and maxillary case selection and things you need to know to avoid complications.
8 Hours Online, Didactic – Prerequisite
  • Complete at your own pace before Friday, November 12, 2021.
14 Hours Online, Hands-On Model Work
  • Date: Friday and Saturday, November 12-13, 2021
  • Time:
    • 7 AM-3 PM PDT (Lunch break at 12 PM with a few short breaks.)
    • 8 AM-4 PM MDT (Lunch break at 1 PM with a few short breaks.)
    • 9 AM-5 PM CDT (Lunch break at 2 PM with a few short breaks.)
    • 10 AM-6 PM EDT  (Lunch break at 3 PM with a few short breaks.)
  • Location: Zoom (Links are found in the online lab course)
    • Day 1 – Friday, November 12, 2021: Intermittent Didactic/Participation
      • Dental Operatory or lab location with WiFi. Can be conducted in your home if you have an electric motor and handpiece (such as a lab bench engine or implant motor with straight attachment.) You may also use a high-speed drill in your office.
    • Day 2 – Saturday, November 13, 2021: Intermittent Didactic/Participation
      • Dental operatory or lab with WiFi.
Dental Health Products, Inc (DHP) 1631 Gillingham Lane Suite 100 Sugar Land, Texas 77478 https://bit.ly/3rTsy0J
You will be responsible for providing all instruments and common office supplies from this list.  Instruments easy to have ready: 
  • Periosteal elevator: sharp point, sharp on sides, prefer curved on each end as a Molt #9
  • Needle holder: 6” long is standard
  • Surgical scissor: 6 “ long is standard
  • 151 forcep: “apical” style is the current standard (thin, tapered)
  • 301 elevator: could be a different small elevator, about 2mm wide
  • Luxator 3mm straight: sharp at tip, thin for 4mm, curved at tip
  • Surgical spoon curette: long shank, 4mm wide at tip, sharp
  • Root tip picks (2): like Heidbrink (#2-3) medium size
  • Scalpel handle for 15 or 15c blade: prefer flat with ruler
  • Retractor: Seldin 23 or Minnesota
  • Rongeur and bone file: Prefer Blumenthal 30 degree rongeur and HF 2X bone file as it is very sharp.
Instruments hard to get, which you may need to borrow or buy:
  • Mini Cryers: as HF 21-22 (5mm back to front, 5mm wide at base Cogswell B
  • Adson-Brown 43 tissue pick-ups with multiple teeth
Other items you will need: 
  • “Surgical” highspeed handpiece (could use a regular highspeed (not standard of care)
  • Slowspeed straight handpiece or surgical straight handpiece
  • Cabinet space in operatory to work on.
  • Gloves
  • Masks
  • Barrier gown to protect clothing
  • Air (air/water syringe)
  • Overhead light and headlight
  • Sharps container
A/V Equipment:
  • Strong WiFi
  • Computer near the work area (usually a laptop)
  • Webcam (preferably separate from the computer)
  • Webcam stand
KCSI will provide a kit of special supplies and a model, shipped to your mailing address.
  1. Dentoform Model
  2. Particulate bone graft (1cc)
  3. PTFE barrier membrane for GBR
  4. Small piece of collagen membrane
  5. Simulated OsgteoGen Plug (ear plugs)
  6. 3 packs of black silk suture C-6 or FS-2 needle 4.0 (easier to see and use than the normal 3.0 or 4.0 chromic gut)
  7. Two 15c scalpel blades
  8. 1 Hedstrom file, size 25 or 30 and 31mm long
  9. Monoject syringe
  10. 3 burs: 701,702,#8 round;  SL friction grip or 44.5 mm long straight handpiece burs as mentioned
  11. Small cup to hold water

Information for the Online Attendee

Instruments you will need: You will be responsible for providing all instruments and common office supplies from this list. 

Instruments easy to have ready: 

  • Periosteal elevator: sharp point, sharp on sides, prefer curved on each end as a Molt #9
  • Needle holder: 6” long is standard
  • Surgical scissor: 6 “ long is standard
  • 151 forcep: “apical” style is the current standard (thin, tapered)
  • 301 elevator: could be a different small elevator, about 2mm wide
  • Luxator 3mm straight: sharp at tip, thin for 4mm, curved at tip
  • Surgical spoon curette: long shank, 4mm wide at tip, sharp
  • Root tip picks (2): like Heidbrink (#2-3) medium size
  • Scalpel handle for 15 or 15c blade: prefer flat with ruler
  • Retractor: Seldin 23 or Minnesota
  • Rongeur and bone file: Prefer Blumenthal 30 degree rongeur and HF 2X bone file as it is very sharp.

Instruments hard to get, which you may need to borrow or buy:

  • Mini Cryers: as HF 21-22 (5mm back to front, 5mm wide at base Cogswell B
  • Adson-Brown 43 tissue pick-ups with multiple teeth

Other items you will need: 

  • “Surgical” highspeed handpiece (could use a regular highspeed (not standard of care)
  • Slowspeed straight handpiece or surgical straight handpiece
  • Cabinet space in operatory to work on.
  • Gloves
  • Masks
  • Barrier gown to protect clothing
  • Air (air/water syringe)
  • Overhead light and headlight
  • Sharps container

A/V Equipment:

  • Strong WiFi
  • Computer near the work area (usually a laptop)
  • Webcam (preferably separate from the computer)
  • Webcam stand

Supplies Provided by KCSI: KCSI will provide a kit with a model and supplies shipped to your mailing address.

  1. Dentoform Model
  2. Particulate bone graft (1cc)
  3. PTFE barrier membrane for GBR
  4. Small piece of collagen membrane
  5. Simulated OsgteoGen Plug (ear plugs)
  6. 3 packs of black silk suture C-6 or FS-2 needle 4.0 (easier to see and use than the normal 3.0 or 4.0 chromic gut)
  7. Two 15c scalpel blades
  8. 1 Hedstrom file, size 25 or 30 and 31mm long
  9. Monoject syringe
  10. 3 burs: 701,702,#8 round;  SL friction grip or 44.5 mm long straight handpiece burs as mentioned
  11. Small cup to hold water

Guide and Setup Example:

Details

Start:
November 11 @ 9:00 am CST
End:
November 12 @ 5:00 pm CST
Cost:
$50.00 – $1,399.00

Organizer

Koerner Center for Surgical Instruction
Phone:
(844) 446-9500
Email:
support@koernercenter.com
View Organizer Website

Other

Accreditation
AGD PACE
CE Hours
22
Platform
Lecture/Workshop, Self-Instruction, Online

Venue

Dental Health Products, Inc (DHP)
1631 Gillingham Lane
Sugar Land, TX 77478 United States
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Phone:
(800) 626-2163
View Venue Website

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