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Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital

DPU-DACE-University at Buffalo Fellowship in Oral Implantology

Friday, April 02, 2021 - Saturday, April 03, 2021 |Online |Events

The Department of Oral Implantology of the Dr.D.Y.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Dr.D.Y.Patil Vidyapeeth, Pimpri, Pune initiated the coveted, one of a kind collaborative Fellowship course in Oral Implantology with the the University at Buffalo, New York and DACE (Dental Academy for Clinical Excellence). The initiation of the course was done with a two day online series of lectures by imminent Implant Dentists from India and abroad. It was attended by 20 participants and 5 faculty.

The first day of the course on the eve of 2nd April’2021, saw the participants being addressed by the Head of Department of Oral implantology, Dr.D.Y.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeth, Pimpri, Pune Dr. Paresh Kale, an Implant Dentist of international acclaim. He addressed the eager participants on Basic Dental Implantology, selecting implant systems, progressing systematically to grow their dental implant practice and surgical protocols.

The second day of the course began with an inaugural gathering of luminaries like Dr.Mrs. Smita Jadhav( Honourable Trustee & Executive Director - Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune), Dr. N.J. Pawar (Honourable Vice Chancellor), Dr. A. Suryakar ( Honourable Registrar), Dr. Paresh Kale(Head of Dental Implant Center - Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital), Dr. D. Gopalakrishnan(Dean – Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital) who addressed the gathering and invigorated the participants for the days proceedings.

The director of the collaborative partner DACE academy also addressed the participants and introduced the faculty from the academy Dr. Tarun Kumar, a renowned Dental Implantologist and Head of Oral Implantology at Bapuji Dental College and Hospital, Davangeri, Karnataka. This was followed by the introduction of Dr. Sebastiano Andreana, Professor and Director of Implant Dentistry, University at Buffalo, New York. Dr. Andreana made a presentation introducing his university and outlined the course module details for the participants and luminaries. The inaugural meeting was then concluded with a vote of thanks to all the guests by Dr. Gopalakrishnan.

Dr. Tarun Kumar then lectured the audience on concepts in basic implantology, Biomaterials used in implant dentistry and flap designs. This was followed by an enthusiastic session of QnA between the orator and participants. The meeting was then concluded.