From February until November 2012 more than 25 doctors from the Ukraine where participating in Kiev in the IF-curriculum to learn immediate loading in dental implantology. This curriculum, which takes place in several countries simultaneously always consists of 4 parts of two days each.
During this curriculum in Kiev Prof. Dr. S. Ihde was teaching about bone physiology, surgery on basal implants, prosthetics and it’s maintainance. Also other lecturers were invited. Dr. V. Lusenko from Charkow gave a lecture on application basal implants in cranio-maxillo-facial surgery and dangers of providing implant treatment for patients after IV-Biphosphonate therapy, while Prof.V.Konstantinovic (Belgrade) contributed one full day of teaching on maxillo-facial implants and prosthodontics. During the seminar also dentist technician were trained on creating the prosthetical workpieces on basal implants and for immediate loading protocols.
During this curriculum a large amount of knowledge was provided and friendships developed. The participants were meeting during the year of lecture and they were encouraged to show their own cases and treatment plans. Many of them showed precisely operated cases. Learning was getting easy in a friendly and open atmosphere.
After completing the curriculum all participants received certificates issued by the International Implant Foundation /Germany. Many of the participants intend to continue next year with the master-program for immediate loading,which takes place in Munich/Germany. The completion of a curriculum is one of the pre-requisites for attending the master-course.