Course Curriculum

First Year Curriculum

  • History of implantology and overview of different techniques.
  • Philosophy and principles of Lille University's contemporary implant surgery.
  • French Volumetric Classification of Available Bone for Implantology.
  • Asepsis, sterilization and disinfection.
  • Soft and hard-tissue healing mechanisms.
  • Bone and periosteal histo-physiology.
  • Modern medical imaging (radiology, Ct-Scan, MRI, etc.)
  • Pharmacology and pharmacodynamics.
  • Anaesthesiology.
  • Overview of Biomaterials and biocompatibility (bone and soft tissue substitute materials).
  • Overview of Medical evaluation and patient screening.
  • Treatment planning.
  • Basic surgical techniques (incision, dissection, osteotomy, suture etc.).
  • Comprehensive multidisciplinary implant surgical techniques.
  • Bone compaction/expansion techniques.
  • Tissue guided regeneration and membranes.
  • Overview of bone and soft tissue grafts (maxillary sinus grafting, premaxilla and mandibular grafting etc.).
  • Overview of advanced implant techniques (ramus, tripodal, zygomatic, transosteal implants).
  • Overview of extra-oral implants, epitheses.
  • Overview of "Sophisticated" surgical techniques including nerve repositioning, microsurgery, orthognathically assisted implant surgery.
  • Overview of piezosurgery and distraction osteogenesis.
  • Occlusion.
  • Implant supported prosthesis.
  • Immediate and delayed loading techniques.
  • Overview of computer assisted implant and prosthesis.
  • Pre-implant considerations in implant dentistry.
  • Maintenance and hygiene.
  • Overview of philosophy and management of implant complications.
  • Overview of management of graft complications.
  • Management of prosthetic complications.
  • Medical photography, case presentations and publications.

Glance at Second Year Curriculum

  • In depth study of biomaterials
  • In depth study of bone and soft tissue graft materials
  • Contemporary medical imaging (Radiograph, CT scan, MRI etc)
  • Bone Grafting techniques (Maxillary sinus grafting, pre maxillary bone grafting, onlay bone grafting by tunneling etc.)
  • Nerve repositioning techniques
  • In depth study of hard and soft tissue healing mechanism
  • Advanced Implant Techniques ( Ramus Blade, Ramus Frame, Tripodal, Zygomatic Implants)
  • Advanced Prosthetic techniques
  • Management of complications