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Mr Robert Adams

BDS FDS RCS (Eng) MSurgDent RCS MSc (UCL Implant Dentistry)
Specialist in Oral Surgery

Robert Adams is a part-time Clinical Lecturer in Dental Implantology at the Cardiff University School of Dentistry.† In 2000 Robert undertook the MSc in Implant Dentistry at the Eastman Hospital.†††

Robertís work is limited to dental implantology and specialist oral surgery procedures in multi-specialist practices.† He is particularly interested in hard / soft tissue augmentation procedures for peri-implant aesthetics and grafting procedures. Robert is an Astra Tech PEERS member and a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He has lectured Nationally on the surgical aspects of dental implant treatment. Further details

Professor David Thomas

Specialist in Oral Surgery

David Thomas is Professor of Oral Surgery and Programme Director of Implantology at Cardiff University, where he established the Implantology & Tissue Engineering MSc programmes.† His main clinical interest is in implantology, specifically the use of soft and hard tissue grafting in the management of complex cases.

David is the elected President of the Association of British Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Regional Faculty Advisor and SAC member in Oral Surgery and a visiting Professor in Trondheim Norway.† His research group works in the development of novel nano-medicines to treat chronic infection and inflammation.

Professor Thomas took his PhD at Bristol University, where he was the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow.


Bone Augmentation for Dental Implants Wednesday, 28 June 2017 to Thursday, 29 June 2017 | Two days

This course is aimed at practitioners who have experience of simple implant placement and who wish to further their knowledge with bone augmentation procedures.

Course Summary

This two-day course covers all aspects of bone grafting including hard tissue augmentation, live surgery, simple intra-oral bone augmentation and guided bone regeneration (GBR) techniques.

Educational outcome

On completion of this course, delegates will understand the biology of bone graft healing and GBR procedures. They will be able to undertake simple procedures and be aware of the techniques available for intra-oral bone grafting.

12 hours CPD

Detailed Programme

  • Bone biology and principles of guided bone regeneration
  • Surgical anatomy of intra-oral bone grafting sites
  • Surgical principles / medication
  • Biomaterials
  • Guided bone regeneration / alveolar ridge preservation
  • Intra-oral autogenous bone grafting techniques
  • Hands-on intra-oral grafting techniques on pigs' heads
  • Live surgery intra-oral bone grafting cases
Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT)

Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT)
Cardiff University
Cardiff Medicentre, Heath Park
Cardiff, CF14 4UJ

WIMAT (The Welsh Institute for Minimal Access Therapy) was opened in 1994 in Cardiff Medicentre, on the shared site of the University Hospital of Wales and the University of Wales College of Medicine. WIMAT is now under the auspices of Cardiff University and runs multi-disciplinary training courses across a range of surgical and medical specialties.



Bookings & additional Information

To book on the course please contact:

Jane Harris Tel:01932 837336

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