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EV12: AAP/AAP Foundation/Osteology Foundation Regeneration Symposium: The Past, Present and Future of Bone Augmentation (Ticketed Course/Complimentary)

November 9, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Daniel Buser

Christer Dahlin

Bradley S. McAllister

Diego Velasquez



Pamela McClain

Joan Otomo-Corgel


This session offers a comprehensive exploration of bone augmentation, covering its historical evolution, current practices, and future trends. Renowned national and international experts will share their insights and expertise, providing attendees with a well-rounded understanding of this topic. Through a combination of presentations and discussions, participants will gain valuable knowledge that can enhance their clinical decision-making and patient outcomes.

Educational Objectives

• Describe the historical development and evolution of GBR techniques.
• Understand the current state of socket management, including its challenges, advancements, and best practices.
• Evaluate the current status of horizontal and vertical augmentation procedures, considering their indications, limitations, and outcomes.
• Discuss the emerging trends and future directions in bone augmentation, including innovative techniques and technologies.
• Apply the acquired knowledge to clinical scenarios, making evidence-based decisions regarding bone augmentation procedures.
• Enhance patient communication and education by effectively conveying the benefits and potential risks associated with bone augmentation.


The Past, Present and Future of Bone Augmentation
Timing Speakers Title
08:00 Pamela K. McClain (Osteology),

Joan Otomo-Corgel (AAP)

Opening and Introduction
08:10 Christer Dahlin, Sweden A Historical Perspective of GBR
08:55 Diego Velasquez, USA Current Status of Socket Management
09:40 Coffee Break  
10:00 Daniel Buser, Switzerland Current Status of Horizontal and Vertical Augmentation
10:55 Bradley McAllister, USA The Future of Bone Augmentation
11:40 Discussion moderated by
Pamela McClain & Joan Otomo-Corgel


Thanks to the AAP Foundation and the Osteology Foundation for sponsoring this scientific symposium.


November 9, 2023
8:00 am - 12:00 pm


American Academy of Periodontology