Platelet Rich Fibrin

Basic & Advanced Techniques

Dr. Waji Khan

 28th October, 2022

6 CE Points

AGD Subject Code : 690

Full Day Course Fee : $499 + HST

Breakfast, Break and Lunch Included

Date : 28th October, 2022

Location:  Toronto Congress Centre, South Building  650 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1J1

Schedule : 9AM - 4PM ; 3 hours Lecture, 3 hours Hands-On

 
 
What is PRF (Platelet Rich Fibrin)

A matrix concentrate of autologous platelets, leukocytes and fibrin.

Gain predictable regeneration and accelerated healing for an overall increase of treatment success with our course in PRF applications to various implant surgical procedures.

Benefits of using PRF in wound healing.

Platelet-rich fibrin is a second generation platelet concentrate which can enhance both soft and hard tissue healing. Its advantages over platelet-rich plasma include ease of preparation, ease of application, minimal expense, and lack of biochemical modification (no bovine thrombin or anticoagulant is required). This considerably reduces the biochemical handling of blood as well as risks associated with the use of bovine-derived thrombin.

PRF also contains physiologically available thrombin that results in slow polymerization of fibrinogen into fibrin which results in a physiologic architecture that is favourable to wound healing.

  • Better Healing.

  • Predictable grafting.

  • Subjectively less pain.

Course Outline
  • History of blood-based biologics and their use in dentistry.

  • What is PRF?

  • Lecture about Dr. Choukroun and PRF.

  • Clinical Applications; Basic & Advanced.

  • Lecture about phlebotomy techniques.

  • Hands-on component to train the dentist and his/her staff- on collection of blood and manufacturing PRF.

  • Practice your IV skills on anatomical correct models before collecting blood.

 
 
About Dr. Waji Khan

Dr. Khan grew up in Scarborough, Ontario. After graduating from high school he attended the University of Toronto, Trinity College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science with High Distinction in 1997. He then attended The University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry and graduated with his Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2001. Dr. Khan served as a dental officer in the Canadian Forces from 1998-2007. Dr. Khan began practicing dentistry in Halifax, Nova Scotia with the Canadian Forces. In the CF he learned a lot through mentorship with dental specialists and advanced dental training courses. After a ten year career in the Canadian Forces, he then moved to Kingston with his wife and life partner Dr. Sohela Vaid in 2007 to pursue studies in Medicine and practice Dentistry.

 

CE Provider:

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Toronto Implant Academy (TIA)

Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. 9-1-2022 to 8-31-2025. Provider ID# 355116