Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MSUSA


    Osseodensification: The Evidence Revisited

    Lecture Title:

    Bone Grafting with Osseodensification

    Day & Time:

    Friday, January 18, 2019  • 9:30-10:30am

    Lecture Description & Objectives:

    The aim of this presentation is to discuss possible advantages, disadvantages, and realistic short- and long-term expectations of Osseodensification protocols for management of alveolar ridge deficiencies, as well as graft material selection for these treatment options. At the end of this course, clinicians should be able to know and understand:

    • Rationale for new materials and techniques
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Material selection based on material properties and features
    • Implant selection based on site-specific design


    Dr. Rodrigo Neiva earned his Certificate and Master’s degree in Periodontics from the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists.  Dr. Neiva serves as the Director of the Graduate Program in Periodontics of the University of Florida – College of Dentistry. He is active in clinical research related to bone and soft tissue augmentation, as well as novel techniques in Implant and Periodontal Therapy. Dr. Neiva has published many scientific papers and book chapters in the fields of Periodontics and Oral Implantology. He also lectures frequently both nationally and internationally.