This module will focus on the biology of socket healing and the need for bone grafting to preserve the ridge. This section will discuss the healing of a socket, the need for bone grafting, various biomaterials used for grafting, as well as a socket classification system for deciding on treatment approaches.
ESG Members will learn:
- Biology and sequence of the healing of an extraction socket
- Need for bone grafting to preserve bone dimensions
- Different biomaterials used for treating sockets
- Socket classification system to aid in diagnosis and treatment
Module 1: Socket Preservation Concepts and Biology is complete and available in the ESG course library.