Dr. Michael Pruett Implants & Sedation Augusta, GA


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  • Private practice: implants and oral surgery
  • Director, General Practice Residency, and Assistant Professor of Restorative Sciences, The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University

Thursday Courses
Th211 - Conscious Sedation Permit Update
Time: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Hear a review of the conscious sedation techniques fulfilling the necessary
continuing education requirements for those performing conscious sedation in the
office with active sedation permits. Learn about the current pharmacology updates
associated with conscious sedation. Also review airway management, potential
emergencies and management of those emergencies associated with sedation
in the dental office. The following states will require conscious sedation permit
updates for licensure: Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina and Virginia. If your state
is not listed, please check with your state board.

Friday Courses
Fr121 - Introduction to Implant Dentistry: Hands-On Placement with Models
Time: 8 AM - 5 PM
Type: Participation    Handouts: Speaker bringing
Dentist Fee: $895.00  Other Fee: $895.00

This presentation will update the practitioner’s knowledge of implant dentistry
including a review of related head and neck anatomy. Attendees will become
familiar with the use of traditional radiology and CBCT for predictable implant
dentistry. A review of clinical pharmacology will give insight into the effective
management of the perioperative and postoperative implant patient. Learn how
to diagnose and create a treatment plan for predictable implant restorations.
The emphasis will be on the single tooth application and will include a step-bystep
approach to the procedure as well as a hands-on suturing lab. Participants
will place implants on models to understand the protocol for implant placement
and restoration.

Saturday Courses
Sa284 - What to Do When Implants Go Wrong
Time: 8 - 11 AM
Type: Registered    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $95.00  Other Fee: $65.00

Implants have proven to be a viable option for replacement of missing teeth
and for retention of both fixed and removable prosthetics. They do, however,
present their own set of challenges. This presentation will address both
surgical and prosthetic failures. Topics will include diagnosis and management
of complications at the time of surgery, failing implants and management of
prosthetic failures. A review of pre-operative planning to minimize failure and
postoperative complications will also be discussed.

Sa388 - Immediate Implant Placement and Restorations for Long Term Esthetic Success
Time: 12 - 3 PM
Type: General    Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $0.00  Other Fee: $0.00

In today’s esthetically driven practice, it is a must to appropriately diagnose and
understand the benefits and limitations of implant restorations. This lecture will
provide the practitioner with an understanding of the technique of immediate
implant placement and immediate provisionalization along with the long-term
benefits to patient esthetics. The entire dental team will benefit from this update
and review on implant therapy.


Registering for the Hinman Dental Meeting is required to attend ALL courses and Special Events.
Course type description:
General = No additional fee (registration required for these courses – we no longer accept walk-ups)
Registered, Interactive, Participation and Special Events = Fee courses