To participate in all the activities of the Symposium it is necessary to register.



Minimum: 5 participants.

Registration Fees

22% VAT included

Up to
April 11

From April 12
to May 10

After May 10
and on site

General Practitioner, Oral Surgeon, Periodontist, Prosthodontist 590,00 € 690,00 € 790,00 €
Dental Technician 390,00 € 390,00 € 390,00 €
Assistant doctor, university assistant, qualified dental staff (copy of ID required) 290,00 € 290,00 € 290,00 €
Student pre-graduate 90,00 € 90,00 € 90,00 €
22% VAT included
Hands-on workshop 190,00 €
Theoretical workshop 90,00 €
10% VAT included
Dolce Vita Night 125,00 €


  • Admission to the Scientific Symposium (May 19-20)
  • Admission to the Opening Pre-Symposium on “Technological innovation helps the clinic” (May 18, 13:00)
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Lunches (May 18-20) and Coffee breaks (May 18 afternoon – May 19 and May 20)

Access to the congress and the exhibition is limited to the registered delegates.


Workshop attendance is not included in the registration fee. Workshops are limited in the number of participants and places will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis.

08:00 – 12:30

Hands-on 1

The digital full-arch protocol aims at simplifying and standardizing the treatment of complex rehabilitations. This protocol was developed to transform full-arch and/or full mouth rehabilitations into predictable and repeatable treatments.

The concept will be introduced to the participants with a small theoretical lecture that will give a general overview of the approach designed to treat these patients.

The concepts will then be iterated, with more specific applications, during the practical phases of the course. The ‘hands-on’ parts will cover the whole process of the treatment. Participants, therefore, will be exposed to all the phases of the treatment, both at a surgical and prosthetic level.

Digital planning of the implant placement will be done using a planning software (SMOP, Swissmeda) that will be available for all the participants. A surgical guide will be printed in-place to give an overview of the whole procedure and the maintenance of the 3d-printer.

CONELOG implants will then be placed in artificial realistic models, using SMOP guides. The participants will be assisted by the lecturers during every phase of the placement.

Finally, the ‘hands-on’ part will end with digital full-arch impression, taken with an intraoral scanner (Trios, 3Shape).

The final review of the concepts will be done through the presentation of a clinical case

  • Learn to strategically plan and treat digital full arch implant restorations.
  • Learn to plan and place implants fully guided and immediately provisionally restore.
  • Learn about the the advantages and limitations of digital procedures for full arch implant restorations.

Vincent Fehmer & Matteo Cordaro

4 Credits

08:00 – 12:30

Hands-on 2

The one-time one-crown concept presents several biological and technical advantages. In this workshop, the practical aspects of this concept will be introduced within the context of a digital workflow. The participants will complete a digital implant planification, the guided implant surgical intervention, and the cementation of the final reconstruction of  a monolithic single crown based on a CONELOG® Ti-Base following the Geneva Concept.

Hands-on proposal

  • 3D planning for guided surgery with a planning software (3shape Trios)
  • Guided CONELOG® implant placement into a resin model
  • Optical impression of implant at surgery (3shape Trios)
  • Step by step final cementation of a lithium disilicate crown to the titanium base abutment.

Participants learning objects

  • Advantages and application of the one crown one time concept
  • Learn how do plan and perform guided implant placement.
  • Know how to make an optical impression for an implant borne restoration at implant placement
  • All the steps of an adhesive cementation of a monolithic crown to a Titanium – Base.

Joao Pitta & Christina Zarauz

4 Credits

not taking place

08:00 – 12:30

Hands-on 3

The workshop will focus on how to be very predictable in bone augmentation. The key factors of successful bone regeneration will be described both from biological and surgical point of views. Computer guided bone harvesting will be presented describing the enormous advantages increasing the performance in the planning as well as in the surgical steps. The Khoury’s technique will be described in a digital workflow. Videos will mainly support the surgical steps explanation.

Learning objectives

  • to understand the biological advantages in using autogenous bone in critical size defect reconstruction
  • to understand the advantages of a digital approach in bone harvesting panning and surgical performance
  • to understand the advantages of a digital approach in planning and performing the Khoury’s technique

Luca de Stavola

4 Credits

08:00 – 12:30

Hands-on 4

Over the past few decades, dental practice has seen a substantial increase in understanding and knowledge of implant treatment. The significance and effects of the soft tissues around dental implants currently represent a crucial element in treatment planning and its short- and long-term outcomes.

For the regeneration and augmentation of soft tissues around implants, various surgical procedures have been suggested. The use of autologous tissue substitutes that offer predictable and stable results currently represents one of the main demands in clinical practice.

The assistant will be able to refresh their theoretical knowledge in this session regarding the significance of the peri-implant soft tissues and how to incorporate these concepts in the various treatment stages, from planning to execution. Additionally, the main techniques for peri-implant soft tissue augmentation with acellular dermal matrix as a substitute for soft tissue autograft will be demonstrated through hands-on exercises.


  • Learn about the significance of peri-implant soft tissue and its role in dental implant treatment as a success and risk factor.
  • Learn the characteristics of donor sites and soft tissue autograft, as well as the characteristics of available substitutes.
  • Clinically practice peri-implant soft tissue augmentation using an acellular dermal matrix.

Andres Pascual

4 Credits

08:00 – 12:30

Hands-on 5

The efficacy of guided bone regeneration (GBR) for the reconstruction of alveolar ridge defects is well documented, however, limited in volume due to several biological, surgical and prosthetic factors.
This course will focus on the advancement of practical skills with innovative techniques to master demanding clinical indications.

The following aspects will be thoroughly discussed (presentation and live surgeries) and exercised in pigjaws

  • Improved GBR protocols for simultaneous grafting
  • Advanced GBR protocols for staged lateral- and vertical grafting
  • Indication based Flap designs (Combination flap, Double flap)
  • Suturing techniques

Frank Schwarz

4 Credits

08:00 – 10:00

Theoretical A

In addition to implantology, plastic periodontal surgery in particular has developed rapidly over the past two decades and has risen to become an important new discipline in dentistry. Connective tissue grafts improved root coverage predictability, enhanced esthetics, and reduced palatal harvest site discomfort. The introduction of periodontal microsurgery and the development of innovative tunnel techniques both increase the therapeutic reliability of soft tissue augmentation and root coverage.

The development and use of allogeneic and porcine acellular dermal matrices avoid harvesting of connective tissue grafts from the palate, significantly reduces patient morbidity and improves postoperative patient comfort. Related to unlimited availability and distinctly shorter time of surgery AlloDermTM and NovoMatrixTM are highly beneficial for patient and surgeon. These innovative materials open up the comprehensive surgical coverage of multiple recessions simultaneous in both jaws and soft tissue augmentation around implants.

This lecture will present the development and science of appropriate grafting methods around teeth and implants using allogenous and porcine acellular dermal matrix.  Surgical techniques with both AlloDermTM and NovoMatrixTM will be shown by case presentations.

Lecture content

Part 1:

  • Development and basics of perioplastic root coverage
  • Flap designs and preparations
  • Surgical procedures of innovative tunnel technique for root coverage using allogenous acellular dermal matrix (AlloDermTM)

Part 2:

  • Material characteristics and scientific basics of porcine acellular dermal matrix (NovoMatrixTM)
  • Surgical procedures of innovative tunnel technique for root coverage using PADM (NovoMatrixTM )
  • Surgical procedures of soft tissue augmentation around implants using PADM (NovoMatrixTM )

Attendees will learn

  1. Innovative and atraumatic techniques of root coverage predictably using both AlloDermTM and NovoMatrixTM
  2. Special instruments used in minimal invasive tunnel procedures
  3. Options and timing of soft tissue augmentation around implants

Gerhard Iglhaut & Pat Allen

2 Credits

10:45 – 12:30

Theoretical B

Partially edentulous patients often have pathologic migration of teeth, creating supra-eruption, drifting and tipping. This leads to occlusal and space discrepancies of their remaining dentition. Replacement of missing teeth with optimal positions and contours can benefit from adjunctive orthodontic therapy. Loss of multiple teeth may also reduce anchorage. “surgically facilitated orthodontic therapy” (SFOT) involving phenotype modification therapy (bone/tissue augmentation), with/without corticotomy, with/without Temporary anchorage devices (TAD) may enhance outcomes. Clear aligner therapy (CAT) has emerged as a form of orthodontic therapy that is well-accepted by adults. In particular, CAT has significant advantages in periodontal patients, showing better tissue response. Recent advances in digital planning for CAT has incorporated 3D imaging data of bone and roots. These features can aid in optimal positioning of remaining teeth and bone in preparation of implant therapy. This presentation will discuss adjunctive applications of CAT for occlusal and space optimization in preparation for implant therapy. Moreover, CAT in conjunction with periodontal plastic surgery may be employed for comprehensive esthetics and functional management of partially edentulous patients.

Educational objectives

  • Adjunctive application of Clear Aligner Therapy to optimize occlusion/space distribution in implant therapy
  • Role of Phenotype Modification Therapy (PMT) and Surgically facilitated orthodontic therapy (SFOT) in improving orthodontic outcomes
  • 3D planning tools available for CAT
  • Combination of 3D CBCT imaging data with intraoral scanner data for bone and root viewing

Homa Zadeh

2 Credits


Attendance at the Dolce Vita Night is not included in the registration fee. Tickets should be purchased separately.
Attendance is limited to registered delegates and accompanying persons.


Registrations will be confirmed after payment is processed.

Note on VAT

As stated by the EC, registration fees are subject to VAT applied in the country when the event is taking place, either when paid by companies or individuals. VAT in Italy is currently 22%, should changes occur the amount of the registration fees will be updated accordingly.


No European and Schengen citizens may need to secure a visa before travelling to Italy.  Visas must be requested at the Italian Embassy or Consulate in your country of long-term residence presenting an invitation letter you can ask for to We recommend you contact the Italian Consulate as soon as you decide to attend the OR Global Symposium as obtaining Visa usually takes a long time. . To get complete information, visit the official website of the Italian Foreign Ministry.

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