Autogenous Bone Augmentation Course and Management of Soft Tissue

with Dr Thomas Hanser

Clinic partners with Prof Fouad Khoury and Deputy Director at clinic Schloss Schellenstein, one of the most well known clinics in the field of Implantology and Augmentation.

Oral Surgeon, MSc Periodontology MSc Implantology
Deputy Director at the International Implant Dentistry Centre (Chairman Prof. Fouad Khoury)

November 2024, London

Step-by-step protocols on Autogenous Bone Augmentation and associated Soft Tissue management


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A 2 day hands-on course covering Autogenous Bone Augmentation (also known as Khoury technique or Biological Bone Augmentation) and associated Soft Tissue Management.

Master the gold standard in reconstructive surgery for reliable, predictable and successful outcomes with fewer complications.

Learn the Khoury technique from the original source, Dr Thomas Hanser, clinic partners with Prof. Fouad Khoury, and Co-Authors of the best selling Quintessence textbooks: Bone and Soft Tissue Augmentation in Oral Implantology.  Dr Thomas Hanser is known worldwide as being at the forefront of Bone Grafting and Aesthetic Implant Surgery.


What will you learn

  • safe bone block harvesting
  • preparation and optimisation of the bone
  • horizontal & vertical bone augmentation
  • successful sinus lifting in case of severe alveolar atrophy
  • soft tissue management in bone grafting


Soft Tissue Management in bone grafting

According to Prof. Khoury, successful bone augmentation requires impeccable soft tissue management.

Aesthetic, functional and protective aspects of soft tissue management in context of all stages of implant therapy: tooth extraction, implant placement, bone grafting, second stage surgery and prosthetic rehabilitation to improve the soft tissue quality and quantity.

Learn how soft tissue grafts, minimally invasive approaches, and tension-free soft tissue closure are playing an important role to reduce complications and to achieve long-term tissue stability in 3D reconstruction procedures.






  • biological and clinical factors that contribute to successful bone transplant healing in horizontal and vertical alveolar reconstructions
  • clinical management and understanding of biological factors that influence aesthetic and long-term hard and soft tissue stability – demonstration via clinical cases and numerous videos
  • diagnostic and treatment planning

Hands-on training on sheep jaws:

  • safe retro-molar bone block harvesting
  • successful bone graft stabilisation
  • predictable, long term results in horizontal and vertical bone augmentation
  • successful sinus lifting in case of severe alveolar atrophy




The participants will practice on sheep jaws:

I. Aesthetic soft tissue management:

  • soft tissue graft harvesting and augmentation techniques
  • socket preservation
  • free and pedicle sub-epithelial connective tissue grafting to contour missing
  • volume in the aesthetic zone
  • tunneling technique
  • handling gingival recession
  • flap designs and different techniques for second stage surgery
  • papilla reconstruction
  • analysing and correction of implant failures

II. Functional soft tissue management:

  • creating fixed and keratinised peri-implant soft tissue
  • vestibuloplasty
  • free gingival graft
  • stabilising peri-implant soft tissue techniques

III. Protective soft tissue management:

  • innovative techniques and flap designs for soft tissue closure to avoid postoperative complications and exposure of the grafted bone and soft tissue in lateral and vertical grafting procedures
  • tension free wound closure
  • tunneling technique
  • suture techniques


Danubius Hotel Regents Park

18 Lodge Rd, London NW8 7JT

The venue is located in the very heart of the London overlooking Regents Park and Lord’s Cricket Ground. 
Being just a 10 minute walk from Baker Street tube station and a short 5 minute strall from St. John’s Wood tube station, the hotel is easily accesible. Parking is possible on site. Parking charges are £30 for 24Hrs or £4.50 per hour

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How will you benefit from the course 


  • Step-by-step protocols from the original source: Thomas Hanser, clinic partners with the inventor of Khoury technique
  • In-depth information not only on the underlying scientific concept and autogenous bone augmentation techniques but also the associated soft tissue management
  • More reliable, safe and predictable results in Bone Augmentation using autogenous bone
  • Greater patient satisfaction, fewer complications
  • Return to your practice more confident and capable of resolving complex cases by taking your surgery to the next level

Dr Thomas Hanser

Clinic partners with Prof Fouad Khoury at Schloss Schellenstein in Germany

Oral Surgeon, M.Sc. in Periodontology, M.Sc. in Oral Implantology

  • Deputy Director at the International Dental Implant Centre (Chairman: Prof F. Khoury), Olsberg, Germany
  • Co-Author with Prof Fouad Khoury: Bone and Soft Tissue Augmentation in Implantology (2021 and 2009) Quintessence Textbooks
  • Senior Academic Advisor and Adjunct Professor at Goethe-University Frankfurt
  • Lecturer at several postgraduate academic programs and International Speaker
  • Supervisor in Implant Dentistry at German Society of Implant Dentistry
  • Instructor in Oral Surgery at German Dental Association

Learning Objectives

  • Learn safe techniques of extracting bone blocks from the molar area.
  • Understand the methods of collection, preparation and optimisation of autologous grafts.
  • Familiarise yourself with the principles of the Khoury technique
  • Get a better understanding of predictable, long-term and stable horizontal and vertical bone block augmentation.
  • Explore innovative techniques for closing soft tissues at the site of augmentation in order to avoid postoperative complications.


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