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Hooman Zarrinkelk


Doctor Zarrinkelk received his dental degree from Loma Linda University in California. He completed his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical residency training at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Zarrinkelk was a clinical “Research Fellow” in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Parkland Hospital. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He is a fellow of both the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons as well as College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons. Dr. Zarrinkelk is the Director of Channel Islands Dental Forum an affiliate of Seattle Study Club. He lectures both nationally and internationally on treatment protocols for severe atrophy edentulous patients. Dr. Zarrinkelk maintains a private practice with special interests in reconstructive jaw surgery and complex dental implant rehabilitation in Southern California.

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Saj Jivraj, Hooman Zarrinkelk: Clinical applications of the Zygoma treatment concept in daily practice. Prosthetic and surgical decision-making protocols

Treatment of the severely compromised patient involves many esthetic and biomechanical challenges. This presentation will discuss esthetic and biomechanical principles that need to be considered for long-term success. Emphasis will be placed on material combinations, patient...

Implant designs
Edentulous treatments
Implants in compromised sites


The West Coast experience: The zygomatic solution

Dr. Saj Jivraj discusses the effect zygomatic implants have on treatment planning for edentulous patients. His lecture focuses on the benefits they offer by reducing additional surgeries, decreasing treatment time and therefore reducing cost. Reduced cost allows zygomatic implant...