Sinus Lift MasterMind: An Intensive 2-Day Hands-On Course

Are you a dentist looking to expand your bone grafting surgical skills and offer more advanced dental implant services to your patients?  Enroll in our course and learn how to perform one of the most essential procedures in implant dentistry: sinus lift bone grafting.

The maxillary posterior edentulous region can present challenging conditions for dental implant placement. These include pneumatization of the sinus cavity, D4 quality bone, or thin bone patterns due to resorption. These challenges can be overcome by sinus lift grafting procedures, guided bone regeneration (GBR) techniques, and ridge expansion for horizontal augmentation.

This advanced procedure is often necessary for patients who require dental implants but do not have enough height of bone due to the maxillary sinus. By mastering the techniques involved in a sinus lift bone graft, you can provide more comprehensive care to your patients and improve their overall oral health. With proper training and practice, you can become proficient in this procedure and expand your dental practice offerings. Adding sinus lift bone grafting to your skillset can also set you apart from other practitioners and attract new patients seeking specialized care. Embracing opportunities for professional growth and continuing education can help you stay at the forefront of the ever-evolving field of dentistry.

Whether you are embarking on your first course or have previously engaged in courses that have left you feeling uncertain about your capabilities, rest assured that you are in the right place. We will show you how to perform sinus lift bone grafting using simplified tools and techniques that you can master quickly with the right coaching and instructions.

In our comprehensive training program, you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully navigate the complexities of sinus lift bone grafting. From understanding the anatomical structures involved to mastering the surgical techniques, you will be equipped with the tools to confidently and effectively perform these procedures. Our curriculum covers essential topics such as patient selection, treatment planning, digital planning, surgical techniques, and post-operative care, ensuring that you have a thorough understanding of every aspect of sinus lift bone grafting. Dr. Kazemi will discuss anatomical implications in the posterior maxilla and treatment options in ridge augmentation. He will discuss treatment strategies for managing vertical, horizontal, and combination defects in the posterior maxilla. He will present sinus lift techniques, instrumentation, and materials for both the lateral window and trans-crestal approaches. With hands-on practice and guidance from experienced instructors, you will have the opportunity to refine your techniques and enhance your proficiency in this specialized area of dentistry. By completing our program, you will be well-prepared to deliver exceptional care to your patients and achieve optimal outcomes in sinus lift bone grafting procedures., from proper patient evaluation to surgical techniques.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to enhance your dental practice and attract more clients by enrolling in our program today. Our advanced courses and expert guidance will help you take your skills and services to the next level. By investing in your education and staying up-to-date on the latest techniques and technologies, you can set yourself apart from your competitors and provide the best possible care for your patients. We will teach you simple techniques in sinus lift bone grafting that anyone can perform in less than 30 minutes delivering reliable outcomes with minimal risk of complications. We will show you the only three tools you will ever need in sinus lift bone grafting including lateral window and trans-crestal technques.

Join our community of driven professionals who are committed to excellence and watch your practice thrive. Take the first step towards success and enroll now. Let’s make your patients smile even brighter. See you in class!

CE: 16 hours


September 27-28, 2024

8:00 – 5:00 PM

Course Agenda

Day 1:

Defect Prognosis and Bone Quality in Posterior Maxilla

  • Introduction & challenges in the posterior maxilla
  • Anatomical changes following tooth loss
  • Requirements for implant success
  • Strategies for extractions and site development
  • Bone defect classification in posterior maxilla

Bone Grafting Options and Solutions in Posterior Maxilla

  • Patient-specific site development & implant selection
  • Biologics in tissue enhancement
  • Horizontal bone augmentation
  • Vertical bone augmentation

Vertical Bone Augmentation Sinus Lift- Lateral Window

  • Managing sinus pathology
  • Vertical bone augmentation- Sinus lift
  • Sinus lift- Lateral window
  • Single vs two-stage techniques

Vertical bone augmentation – Sinus Lift- Trans Crestal

  • Sinus lift- Trans-crestal principles
  • Trans-crestal techniques for sinus lift
  • Osseodensification sinus lift
  • Bone graft materials and applications

bidirectional Augmentation

  • Vertical augmentation- bidirectional defects

Day 2:

Sinus lift- lateral window techniques

  • Incision design
  • Flaps
  • Osteotomy techniques
  • Instrumentation for sinus lift
  • Bone graft preparation

Sinus lift- Trans-crestal techniques

  • Incision & flap design
  • Techniques
  • Instrumentation


  • Management of complications in posterior maxilla
  • Managing existing implants with complications

Peri-operative management

  • Pre-op
  • Post-op


  • Sinus lift- lateral window
  • Sinus lift- Trans-Crestal

Speaker / Forum Leader

Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi

Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi received his dental degree from University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine and completed his specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The Washington Hospital Center. He is an expert and regular contributor to DentalXP and Vumedi and lectures regularly on dental implants, bone and soft tissue management, and digital implant dentistry. He holds a full time practice in Bethesda MD and is the founder and director of Facialart Dental Forum, a dental educational platform.


Tuition: $1495

Includes: All didactic programs, hands-on program, course materials, breakfast and lunch

'The Forum' Conference Room

Programs are held at our state-of-the-art conference room in Bethesda MD. The conference room has direct link to our on-site surgical operating suite for live demonstration.

4825 Bethesda Avenue
Suite 302
Bethesda, MD 20814

Telephone: 240.802.2874


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