Essential Implant Care for Hygienists

This event is now over and took place on Wed 22 May 2019

Essential Implant Care Course

A course for Hygienists: Successfully coach your patients to be confident in implant aftercare

This interactive course is designed for Hygienists to be able to provide patients with implant cleaning techniques across a range of implant prostheses. Learn about the various types of implants which may need different home care and require specific implant cleaning products to make cleaning easier.The opportunity to practise cleaning patients' implants with assistance from Devonshire House Hygienists coupled with a small teaching group, provides an interactive hands-on course with the chance to ask questions as they arise.

Delegate Testimonials

The content and delivery was easy to understand and the teaching very supportive. I will feel much more confident treating my patients with implants after today.

Very well presented. Excellent content. Excellent practical teaching.

Aims and ObjectivesImplant Cleaning Equipment

  • Understand the cleaning demands of implants and super structures
  • Understand the difference between the maintenance of single implants, bridges and All-on-4® and implant retained dentures
  • Understand the progression of the disease process around implants
  • Identify difficult cleaning situations
  • Successfully coach patients to be confident in implant aftercare
  • Select the correct cleaning aids for implant prostheses
  • Understand the need for a flexible approach by hygienists

Implant Cleaning EquipmentFeatures

  • Learn about specific implant cleaning products which make cleaning easier
  • Practise cleaning patients' implants with assistance from Devonshire House Hygienists
  • Video of All-on-4® surgery

Where and When

  • Devonshire House Dental Laboratory, Cambridge
  • Wednesday 22nd May 9am -2pm (Registration from 8.30am)
  • 5 hours of verifiable CPD
  • Training by Devonshire House Dental Practice Hygienists and Specialist Prosthodontist Wail Girgis
  • Cost £175 per person (No VAT)

Course RequirementsHygiene Course

Please bring:

  • Examples of equipment you currently use to clean implants
  • Loupes or eye glasses
  • Tunic to wear when cleaning implants


The Programme

8.30am - 9.00am Registration
9.00am -11.00am 

Lecture: The surgical aspects of implant placement in relation to post op hygiene
             Implant Maintenance pre and post op


Break and questions

11.45am- 1.15pm 

Practice cleaning 3 patients' implants with different prostheses with assistance from Devonshire House Hygienists

1.15pm - 2.00pm Lunch, discussion and video of All-on-4® Surgery