Improved Surgical Results with Platelet Concentrates

Dr. James Rutkowski

Dr. Rutkowski is originally from Meadville, PA. He graduated from the Duquesne University School of Pharmacy with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1972. He then earned a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1976 and a PhD in Pharmacology from Duquesne University in 2008.

Dr. Rutkowski is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID) and a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID). He is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Oral Implantology (JOI) and a Past-President of the ABOI/ID. He lectures internationally on bone grafting, surgical anatomy for implant dentistry, pharmacology, and sedation techniques. Dr. Rutkowski has maintained a dental implant practice in Clarion, Pennsylvania for 31 years, where he passionately restores his patients’ ability to chew and smile with confidence.

In his free time, Dr. Rutkowski enjoys traveling with his wife, Debbie, and spending quality time with their children and grand children.

March 3-4, 2017

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Course Date:
Friday, March 3 – Saturday, March 4, 2017

Dentist Fee: $2,195 + 13% HST
Auxiliary Fee: $595 + 13% HST

AGD members receive $100 off registration fee*
*Discount only applies to dentist fee

Courtyard Toronto Northeast/Markham
7095 Woodbine Avenue, Markham, ON L3R 1A3

Ph: 905-474-0444

8:00am to 5:00pm
Continental Breakfast, Buffet Lunch and Refreshments provided

◊ Learn the scientific rationale for using BC-PRP, PRF, A-PRF, and I-PRF in implant procedures for the enhancement for hard and soft tissue healing

◊ Become knowledgeable in the collection of appropriate blood samples needed to process platelet concentrates

◊ Learn to process and harvest BC-PRP, PRF, A-PRF, and I-PRF through the use of a simple centrifuge

◊ Learn to deliver these products to various surgical sites

◊ Learn to ergonomics of utilizing dental assistants to make this an efficient, everyday procedure in the dental setting

◊ Learn to grow your practice through the increased confidence your patients will have in you and the increased referral of other patients that will result from the use of platelet concentrates

◊ Understand why and how to incorporate BC-PRP and PRF into sub-epithelial connective tissue graft surgery

◊ Understand how to use effective pharmacological strategies to ensure patient comfort with fewer post-operative complications

◊ Observe the clinical collection of whole blood, centrifugation process, harvesting of BC-PRP, PRF and I-PRF and their application to surgical sites(s) for socket grafting