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Faculty: Faculty of Dentistry


Type of the workshop: National workshop
The workshop in brief: A dental implant is a surgical fixture that is placed into the jawbone and allowed to fuse with the bone over the span of a few months. The dental implant acts as a replacement for the root of a missing tooth. In turn, this “artificial tooth root” serves to hold a replacement tooth or bridge


  • To enable the participants to identify the indications and contraindications of dental implant.
  • To enable the participants to understand how to do the dental implant surgery.
  • To enable the participants to understand how to get the desired result by the end of the procedure.
  • To enable the participants to understand how to avoid the complications of the dental implant.
  • To enable the participants to debate clinical case.

Participants: 100 participants from academic staff, alumni and students of the Faculty of Dentistry-TIU participated in the workshop

Date and time: November, 11, 2021
Place: Dentistry Building | Tishk International University – Erbil

Session topics: 

  • First Session: Introducing and discussing the basis of Dental Implantology.
  • Second Session: Hands-on training on Dental Implant.

Presenters names and affiliations:

  1. Assistant Professor Dr. Jafar Naghshbandi, phd, (Head of periodontology Department ) Tishk International University, and
  2. Dr. Handreen Muhammad Ali, Phd, Hawler medical University.
Outcome of the workshop:

The workshop simplified the principles of surgical bone preparation for putting a dental implant followed by the prosthetic part placement, in addition to discussing the indications, local and systemic contraindications of dental implant along with tips and tricks to get a successful result.