Socket Preservation

Improving Patient Treatment Options
  • General Dentist

  • Free

  • 1 CE Credit

  • Self-Instructional

  • Nov 16, 2016


    Nov 16, 2019

  • Nov 16, 2022

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Course Description

According to the ADA, over 45 million teeth are extracted in the United States alone each year.¹ This number highlights the importance of incorporating socket preservation as a routine part of extractions in your practice. Whether you are a restoring GP or implant placing clinician, socket preservation is highly beneficial for preventing bone loss and preparing the site for an implant or future treatment.

Learn how to get started with socket preservation in your practice.

Learning Objectives

  • How socket preservation benefits patients 
  • Benefits of socket preservation to the practice
  • How to get started with simple socket preservation techniques
  • Getting patients to say "Yes" to treatment

Course Details

  • Course Fee: Free
  • Credits: Catapult Education designates this continuing education activity for 1 credit
  • Method: Self-Instructional
  • Audience: General Dentist
  • AGD Subject Code: 690

Course contents

Meet the instructor

Delia Tuttle, DDS

Dr. Delia Tuttle graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2009 with the prestigious Dean’s leadership award. As a highly skilled GP, Dr. Tuttle enjoys practicing all aspects of dentistry including, but not limited to implants, periodontal plastic surgeries, cosmetic dentistry, facial aesthetics driven restorations, bone grafting, removable appliances, and hybrid prosthesis. Dr. Tuttle also specializes in advanced regenerative technologies for periodontal tissue repair using biological factors and stem cells.
Patrick Jones - Course author

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Catapult Education, LLC is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
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Approved PACE Program Provider. FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 6/1/20 to 5/31/24. Provider ID 306446.
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Catapult Education received funding from Implant Direct for this program. Dr. Delia Tuttle received an honorarium from Implant Direct for the time involved in delivery and preparing this presentation. 
Check with your state licensing board to determine if the course meets your state requirements. Participants should always check with their state licensing board to determine which certification or licensing is required to perform this procedure in the jurisdiction where each individual participant practices.  Catapult Education delivers clinically relevant continuing dental education programs which address the needs and preferences of our audience and provides them with the knowledge and confidence to integrate new techniques, practice management and treatment options into their respective practices. Catapult Education is committed to ensuring the content quality, objectivity and scientific integrity of all continuing education courses. Instructors are advised to support clinical recommendations with scientific research-supported data whenever possible and to disclose any conflict of interest between them and any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this CE activity. Instructors are advised, where appropriate and if relevant to the subject matter of the presentation, to mention a variety of different product choices so as to present a balanced view of all therapeutic options available and promote improvements in oral healthcare free from commercial bias.