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

September 23 @ 9:00 am - September 24 @ 5:00 pm CDT

$50.00 – $1,299.00

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Continuum 1 (September 23-24, 2022): In-Person Attendee
Part 1: Online | Part 2: Attend in-person in Chicago, IL
$ 1,299.00
6 available
Continuum 1 (September 23-24, 2022): Virtual Attendee
Part 1: Online | Part 2: Virtual Meeting (Zoom)
$ 1,299.00
14 available
Continuum 1 (September 23-24, 2022): Surgical Handpiece Rental
Optional: One way shipping included. Handpiece must be returned to KCSI within 14 days to avoid $250 penalty. You pay for return shipping.
$ 100.00
Unlimited
Continuum 1 (September 23-24, 2022): Express Shipping Charge
Express shipping charge applies if registering after September 13, 2022.
$ 50.00
Unlimited

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 that can be done live or remote with you working from your own dental operatory or lab.

  • Part 1: 8 Hours Online, Didactic
    • *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 Online, Hands-On Model Work
    • Date: Friday (Didactic) and Saturday (Model Work) September 23-24, 2022
    • If taking the course virtually: You will need to provide your own instruments and some common office supplies. KCSI will provide a kit of special supplies and a model, shipped to your mailing address. For a list of required instruments and supplies, see the tabs below or download this PDF, KCSI Continuum 1 Online Instruments and Supplies List.

$50 – Express Shipping Charge for Course Materials
This fee will be required if registering after September 13, 2022.

$100 – Optional: Work from Home! Rental of Surgical Handpiece
One way shipping included. Handpiece must be returned to KCSI within 14 days to avoid $250 penalty. You pay the return shipping.

Description

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

Instructor: Mikhail Mukhin, DDS (Click here to learn more about Dr. Mukhin.)

Location: Chicago, IL or Online via Zoom

Location in Chicago, IL:

GC American Inc. Education Center
3737 W. 127th Street
Alsip, IL 60803

*Lunch and light refreshments will be provided for in-person participants.

Part 1: 8 Hours Online, Didactic – Prerequisite (Included in Continuum 1 registration)

  • 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.

Schedule

8 Hours Online, Didactic – Prerequisite

Complete at your own pace before Friday, September 23, 2022.

14 Hours Online, Hands-On Model Work

Date: Friday and Saturday, September 23-24, 2022

Time: (by time zone)

  • 7 AM-3 PM PT (Lunch break at 12 PM with a few short breaks.)
  • 8 AM-4 PM MT (Lunch break at 1 PM with a few short breaks.)
  • 9 AM-5 PM CT (Lunch break at 2 PM with a few short breaks.)
  • 10 AM-6 PM ET  (Lunch break at 3 PM with a few short breaks.)

Location: Chicago, IL or Zoom (Links are found in the online lab course)

  • Day 1 – Friday, September 23, 2022: 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, September 24, 2022: Intermittent Didactic/Participation
    • Dental operatory or lab with WiFi.

Venue in Chicago, IL

GC America Inc. Education Center

3737 W. 127th Street

Alsip, IL 60803

 

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 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

Guide and Setup Example

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

Details

Start:
September 23 @ 9:00 am CDT
End:
September 24 @ 5:00 pm CDT
Cost:
$50.00 – $1,299.00

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

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