Ridge Preservation Technique

Contributes 1 hour to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course provides in-depth knowledge around ridge preservation for a general dental practitioner following tooth removal.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more you pass the course, and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.


This course aims to equip dental professionals with knowledge around alveolar changes and the benefits of ridge preservation.


Learners will be able to:

  • Be familiar with the rationale for choosing different bone grafting treatment with an emphasis on evidence-based dentistry.
  • Appreciate the role of different strategies utilised during the open wound healing concept to achieve predictable outcomes.

Learning Outcomes:

The learner will understand:

  • The common GBR strategies used in ridge preservation techniques. 
  • The alveolar changes that occur after tooth removal.
  • The need to secure the bone graft within the socket.