Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Nichols Auditorium, 8th Floor
Or call 800/906-6093
Individuals without teeth or those with failing dentition suffer from many health issues and have documented depressed quality of life. Those wishing a fixed prosthetic rehabilitation are very often faced with time-consuming, expensive and uncomfortable bone grafting procedures. The complexity of rehabilitation in these individuals is a great obstacle to achieving their desired outcome, which is teeth that can function and appear as their natural teeth once did. Drs. Zarrinkelk and Jivraj will explain and demonstrate available new techniques that whereby, patients are treated without any bone grafting procedures and given a complete fixed set of dentition in one day.
Presented by Hooman M. Zarrinkelk, DDS
Dr. Hooman Zarrinkelk completed his dental degree at Loma Linda University and surgical residency training with emphasis on reconstructive jaw surgery. Dr. Zarrinkelk has been granted Diplomate status by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology. He is a fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Zarrinkelk is an associate professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Loma Linda University and maintains a private practice specializing in reconstructive jaw surgery and CT guided dental implant surgery.
Saj Jivraj, DDS MSEd
Dr. Saj Jivraj completed his dental degree at the University of Manchester in England in 1993 and his Advanced Prosthodontic training at USC. Currently he holds a part time faculty position as Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry at USC in the Advanced Prosthodontic program. He is co-author of the book, Treatment Planning in Implant Dentistry, used by students, dentists and specialists throughout the world, and has given presentations both nationally and internationally. Dr. Jivraj is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of Osseointegration, International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the Newport Harbor Academy of Dentistry.