Extraction Socket Essentials: How to Prepare for Dental Implant Therapy 


Monday, July 12, 2021, 11:00am to 12:00pm


Webinar via Zoom (Zoom link will be emailed to you one day prior to event). This webinar is 11am ET- 12pm ET.


Speaker: Dr. Sam Shamardi

Board-certified dentist Dr. Sam Shamardi earned his dentistry degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. After earning his degree, he trained for a periodontal certificate at the University of Pennsylvania Periodontal Program. While training, he studied nonsurgical and surgical treatments for sinus lifts, implants, bone and tissue regeneration, crown lengthening, and other treatments. Dr. Shamardi's education and experience have allowed him the unique opportunity to understand the restorative aspect of the dentistry profession, as well as proper treatment planning. Dr. Shamardi is proud to belong to American Board of Periodontology (diplomate) and specializes in periodontics, where he focuses on the supporting structures of the teeth and the diseases and conditions that impact the teeth. He also is a faculty lecturer with Harvard School of Dental Medicine in the Periodontics Department.



This presentation will provide rationale and the surgical technique of atraumatic teeth extraction to preserve surrounding alveolar bone. In addition, participants will understand the vital role of a wide array of biomaterials required for successful future implant therapy.  

Learning Objectives: 

  • Review extraction socket healing sequences and the rationale for socket preservation 
  • Understand atraumatic technique for surgical extractions 
  • Understand how to counter the significant functional and esthetic challenges of teeth removal 
  • Know when to utilize specific bone graft and barrier membrane to maximize esthetic results 

Tuition: $65/ 1 (one) ADA credit hour

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation 7 days before the course will be eligible for full refund. No refund will be made within 7 days of the course initiation date.

Course Prerequisites: None required

Conflict of Interest: None reported by speaker

Contact: Tiffany Sarkissian at tiffany_sarkissian@hsdm.harvard.edu

Register HERE

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ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The Harvard School of Dental Medicine designated this activity for 1 continuing education credit.