Verona · 21 / 22 May 2021

Piezo technique on Zygomatic, Pterygoid, and Nasal implant use

One day course hands-on models

  • Dr. Andrea Tedesco
  • Odt. Luca Innocenti
  • Dr. Luigi Grivet Brancot

Extreme atrophy of the upper jaw has always been an obstacle for implant-prosthetic rehabilitations, but the advent of zygomatic implants has opened new horizons for the solution of these complex cases while taking into account the surgical difficulties, intraoperative risks and possible complications. For this reason, the technique proposed by Andrea Tedesco is welcomed with great attention, using piezoelectric instrumentation to reduce both the risks and the complications of this sophisticated and attractive surgery. Subsequently, Mr. Luca Innocenti will talk about how to prosthetically deal with these complex cases from the classical approach to modern digital solutions. After the extensive discussion of the surgical-prosthetic bases, the practical part will take place in the operating room where participants will be able to perform zygomatic implant surgery with the aid of piezoelectric instrumentation first on stereolithographic models and then on human anatomical preparations under the guidance of the speaker. The anatomical preparations will be scanned before the exercise and, after inserting the zygomatic implants, the participants will be able to see their work directly on the CT image.

488,00€ (VAT included) for only theoretical course of the 18th March 2021.
2000,00€ (VAT included) for both theoretical course of the 18th March and Hands-On Cadaver (20th March).
The fee include participation, lunch, coffee break and certificate of attendance.


ICLO Teaching and Research Center

Via E. Torricelli 15/A
37135 Verona


  • March 18 2020

  • 08:30
    Basic and graftless solution;
  • 09:00
    Lesson: Nasal implants;
  • 11:00
    Coffee break
  • 11:30
    Lesson: Pterygoid implants; Lesson: Zygomatic implants;
  • 13:00
    Lunch break
  • 14:00
    Hands-on models;
  • 15:00
    Piezo informations and discussion;
  • 17:30
    End of the session.
  • March 20 2021

  • 09:00
    Hands-on exercises on human anatomical specimens, one specimen for every two students: Preparation of the access flap to the zygomatic-maxillary region; Identification of landmarks and danger points; Preparation of the site implant with piezoelectric system - Insertion of implants; Exercises "a la demande" (osteotomies / ostectomies and preparation of traditional implant sites with piezoelectric method; Anatomical reconstruction and suturing.
  • 13:00
    Conclusion of the course.


Dr. Andrea Tedesco

Dr. Andrea Tedesco

Graduated in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics at the University of Florence, he obtained a specialization in Odontostomatological Surgery at the Maxillofacial Surgery Department of the same University. Enrolled in the GDC in London, UK, he mainly practices there for surgery with zygomatic implants. Research Fellow on "Implant-prosthetic treatment of severe atrophy of the jaws with the use of zygomatic implants" at the U.O. of Oral Surgery of the S. Chiara Hospital, University of Pisa. Owner of a private dental practice in Florence.

Odt. Luca Innocenti

Odt. Luca Innocenti

Odt. Luca Innocenti graduated as a dental technician in 1985, he is a specialist in fixed and aesthetic prostheses, becoming a referent for the Cad / Cam Procera and Beta-Test Nobelbiocare system. Since 2010 he has been dealing with zygomatic implantology prostheses and in 2014 he wins as the best EAO poster of zygomatic implantology with Procera system. Awarded in 2016 at the Royal Society of Medicine of London, UK for the best work on zygomatic prosthesis, he collaborated in the writing of the book "Zygomatic implants: current events in the rehabilitation of atrophic jaws" by Dr. Andrea Tedesco.

Dr. Luigi Grivet Brancot

Dr. Luigi Grivet Brancot

Dr. Luigi Grivet Brancot is a surgeon, specialist in dentistry and dental prosthesis.
Professor a.c. for teaching Special Implant Anatomy at the "Specialization in Odontostomatological Surgery" school of the University of Orbassano. He is part of the reading committee and writes in the "Dental Tribune" magazine.

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