Dr. Avik Jonathan Dandapat
Piezo surgery for implant surgery
Introduction to the Piezo Technology - How it works, highlighting the main benefits of using a unit for various hard tissue surgical applications
Example of live video including - Sinus Lifting, Bone harvesting from the anterior chin area, ridge splitting techniques, bone manipulation and osteotomy creation, Inferior dental nerve lateralisation.
A Piezo surgery unit is fast becoming the standard in Implant dentistry involving hard tissue surgery - its atraumatic nature allows the operators to work within hard tissue knowing the unit will not affect soft tissue in delicate areas such as the ID nerve or Schenderian membrane.
He then embarked on further post graduate training (over a 3 year period) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England relating to Dental Implants. He passed the Diploma in Implantology by exam and an extra achievement was the fact that he was the youngest Dentist in the UK to hold this qualification. He also gained an Advanced Certificate in Implant Dentistry. Avik was a finalist for the 'Best Young Dentist' in the Dentistry Awards 2007.
Avik is the principal dentist at The Dental Implant Centre, Berkshire where he has revolutionised the practice over the last 3 years to become a state-of-the-art Implant dedicated practice.
Avik is a mentor and also lectures for Association of Dental Implantology (UK) across the country. He also runs hands-on courses teaching other dentists how to restore Implants at his practice. He is an official mentor for Ankylos Implants.
Qualifications: BDS (Birm), MFGDP(UK) RCS eng, Dip.Imp.Dent RCS (Eng)