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Start date

September 2022




£3,900 (£900 deposit & 6 instalments of £500)




60 hours




This course is led by Professor Cemal Ucer and is accredited by the University of Salford

A unique surgical training course in 5 parts:

  • Part 1 – Webinar Series
  • Part 2 – Face-to-face lectures and Q&A session  at ICE Hospital
  • Part  3 – Live surgery and pre-clinical workshop at ICE Hospital
  • Part  4 – Two days of lectures and cadaveric surgical training
  • Part 5 – Perform sinus grafting under expert supervision at ICE Hospital (OPTIONAL)

Lectures include:
  • Surgical anatomy of the paranasal sinuses
  • Assessment, diagnosis of maxillary sinus diseases
  • Functional endoscopic sinus surgery (FESS) with cadaveric demonstration
  • Balloon sinuplasty
  • Sinus pathology and management
  • When to operate and when to refer for ENT opinion and treatment
  • Preparation for reconstructive/sinus surgery and diagnostic criteria for case analysis
  • Complications, prevention & management
  • Trigeminal Nerve injury, prevention and management
  • Medicolegal considerations and Human Factors in reconstructive surgery
  • Lateral window and crestal sinus lift technique and success criteria
  • Block bone grafting and the bone ring technique
  • Vertical & horizontal GBR technique with Professor Ucer’s 30 years of clinical and experimental evidence
  • Bioactive modifiers, including Platelet Rich Growth Factors in Regenerative Surgery
  • Treatment planning of the atrophic maxilla and mandible including the zygomatic &
  • Pterygoid implant options
  • 3D diagnostic imaging, digital workflow & 3D treatment planning
  • Implant-Pro assessment and treatment planning software
  • Critical appraisal and characteristics of bone and tissue regenerative biomaterials

Course Overview

Advanced Bone & Tissue Regenerative Surgery for the reconstruction of severely atrophic jaw

This unique postgraduate CPD programme is designed to provide highly structured and comprehensive training for the experienced implant surgeon in reconstructive pre-prosthetic oral surgery.

The programme is designed to teach delegates to:

a) Gain comprehensive knowledge through a series of pre-course preparatory webinars delivered by experts in the field

b) Develop hands on cadaveric surgical skills

c) Learn from surgical demonstrations and live surgery performed by Professor Ucer

d) Perform sinus grafting surgery under supervision at ICE hospital after completing parts 1 – 4 of the course (optional)

The course will cover everything you need to know about advanced bone and tissue reconstructive surgery including lateral sinus grafting. You will be taught by a faculty of eminent ENT consultants, oral surgeons and implant experts, under Professor Ucer’s lead, benefitting from his 30 years of experimental and clinical expertise in hard and tissue regenerative surgery, vertical & horizontal GBR sinus grafting and the treatment of severely atrophic maxilla & mandible including zygomatic implant surgery.

You will also learn how to use Implant-Pro, a unique on-line patient assessment and treatment planning tool developed by ICE Faculty. You will have one year’s free access to use this outstanding on-line tool for automated treatment planning and informed consent generation, standardised for each individual patient from the raw clinical and diagnostic data gathered during assessment.

Course Structure
Part Day Date Time Speaker Topic
1 Thursday 15-Sept 19.00 Prof Cemal Ucer Welcome & Introduction/Indications for Sinus Grafting
1 Thursday 15-Sept 19.00 Prof Simon Wright Human Factors
1 Wednesday 21-Sept 19.00 Dr James Hamill CHROME Digital Workflow
1 Wednesday 28-Sept 19.00 Prof Cemal Ucer Strategies for the treatment of the atrophic maxilla & mandible
1 Thursday 6-Oct 19.00 Dr Andrea Tedesco Zygomatic Implants – minimally invasive piezo technique
1 Wednesday 12-Oct 19.00 Dr Peter Fairbairn ETHOSS True Bone Regeneration
1 Wednesday 19-Oct 19.00 Dr Ulpee Darbar Bone Augmentation
1 Wednesday 2-Nov 19.00 Dr Rabia Khan Oral Medicine – review of hard and soft tissue oral pathology
1 Thursday 3-Nov 19.00 Dr Stefan Berger Critical Review of Biomaterials
1 Wednesday 9-Nov 19.00 Dr Ulpee Darbar Socket Management
1 Wednesday 16-Nov 19.00 Prof Cemal Ucer Surgical Anatomy and Pterygoid Implants
1 Thursday 24-Nov 19.00 Prof Simon Wright Diagnostic Imaging
1 Wednesday 30-Nov 19.00 Prof Cemal Ucer CBCT pathology and incidental findings
1 Wednesday 7-Dec 19.00 Prof Cemal Ucer Regenerative Medicine and Bioenhancement: PRF/PRP technique
1 Thursday 15-Dec 19.00 Dr Shushil Dattani Safe Sinus Lifting with Osstem
2 Friday 4-Nov 9.00 Various ICE PG Dental Institute & Hospital – Lectures and Live Surgery Day 1
3 Saturday 5-Nov 9.00 Various ICE PG Dental Institute & Hospital – Lectures and Live Surgery Day 2
4 Friday 20-Jan 9.00 Various West Midlands Surgical Training Centre, Coventry – Cadaveric Surgical Training Day 1
4 Saturday 21-Jan 8.15 Various West Midlands Surgical Training Centre, Coventry – Cadaveric Surgical Training Day 2
5 Prof. Cemal Ucer ICE PG Dental Institute & Hospital –  Clinical Supervised Training Trainees who have successfully completed Parts 1-4 of this course will be offered the opportunity to treat patients at ICE Hospital. This is done under supervision by prior arrangement and is subject to approval by course faculty. Trainees will need to have full GDC registration & appropriate indemnity cover for advanced hard & soft tissue and sinus grafting.



Learning objectives

  • Gain practical knowledge of the surgical anatomy of the head and neck including vital structures, blood vessels, nerves, muscles and tissue spaces on cadavers in order to develop surgical confidence and precision

  • Learn how to assess, diagnose and manage sinus diseases
  • Learn from Professor Ucer’s 30 years of research and clinical experience to avoid complications and achieve predictable and successful treatment outcomes
  • Consistently perform an unbiased critical appraisal of the biomaterials used in regenerative oral & maxillofacial implant surgery
  • Benefit from the support of the leading biomaterials and implant companies in a multi-system approach and learn how to choose the best product that suits each patient’s individual anatomical, functional and personal needs, rather than the commercial interest of one particular manufacturer or biomaterials supplier

  • Develop advanced surgical skills in regenerative oral surgery and implantology under the guidance and mentorship of our eminent faculty of ENT and oral surgery experts
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Supervised Clinical Training (Part 5)

Teaching Faculty

Prof. Cemal Ucer

Prof. Cemal Ucer

Specialist Oral Surgeon BDS, MSc, PhD, MFDS RCS (Eng), MCGDent, FDTFEd(RCSEd) | GDC: 57048

Academic Lead, MSc Dental Implantology, University of Salford.


Fellow of British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.


Director of Centre for Oral & Maxillofacial and Dental Implant Reconstruction.

Mr Abbad Toma

Mr Abbad Toma

Consultant ENT Surgeon MBBCh, FRCS, FRCS (ORL) | GMC – 3213580

St George’s University Hospital, London & Fellow of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery.


Abbad has been teachin alongside Prof Cemal Ucer and Miss Sarah Little on the 3-day Sinus Augmentation course since 2011.

Miss Sarah Little

Miss Sarah Little

Consultant ENT Surgeon MBChB, MRCS, FRCSEd, ORL-HNS, DO-HNS, MPh | GMC – 4608141

St George’s University Hospital, London & Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s University of London Medical School.


Dual specialty interests in Rhinology & Facial Plastic Surgery and Anterior Skull Base Surgery

Professor Simon Wright

Professor Simon Wright


Clinical Lead, MSc Dental Implantology, University of Salford & Edge Hill University.


Chair of the National Advisory Board in Human Factors.


Director of ICE Postgraduate Dental Institute & Hospital.

Dr Rabia Sannam Khan

Dr Rabia Sannam Khan

B.D.S (PAK), Master’s in Experimental Oral Pathology (UK), PhD scholar, Lancaster University (UK), MIADR, MIAOP, FICD (USA), FPFA (USA)

Director of Education and Research at ICE Postgraduate Dental Institute & Hospital
Editorial board member of Dental Journals.

Currently completing a PhD in Bio-engineering at Lancaster University; a collaborative project with the NHS.

Dr Andrea Tedesco

Dr Andrea Tedesco

Graduated in Dentistry and Prosthodontics at the University of Florence GDC – 255381

Specialist in Oral Surgery and holds a Postgraduate Diploma from the Oral and Maxillofacial Department at Guy‘s and St. Thomas Hospital, London.


Dr Andrea Tedesco is the originator of minimally invasive zygomatic implant surgery using piezo instrumentation and runs advanced training courses in this field.

Dr Stefan Berger

Dr Stefan Berger

Diploma in Biomedical Engineering and a doctorate in Material Sciences

Stefan joined Zimmer Biomet in 2010 as a Product Manager and Product Specialist for Regenerative Materials. In his current role, Stefan is responsible for product introductions, product launches and post market product experiences and has 17 years of previous experience in the field.

James Hamill

James Hamill

BDS MFDS DIP IMPL DENT ITI Fellow CEO Quintess Denta, Quoris 3D Clinical Director for CHROME Guided Smile Europe Director L.S Browne Centre

James has worn a variety of hats within the world of implant dentistry over the years and has gained significant experience in not only the clinical application but the supporting commercial infrastructure.

Dr Ulpee Darbar

Dr Ulpee Darbar


Ulpee is Divisional Clinical Director of the Eastman Dental Hospital and also the Lead for dental implants at the Eastman as well as being Clinical Tutor for the trainees and Programme Director for the Dental SHOs.

Dr Peter Fairbairn

Dr Peter Fairbairn

Dentist BDS University of Witwatersrand 1981 GDC No. 58047

Dr Peter JM Fairbairn has been the principal Dental Surgeon at the Scarsdale Dental Clinic since 1989, having been at the forefront of placing and restoring dental implants since 1991.

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