Session 1: Biology, Anatomy and Wound Healing in Implant Therapy (10 hrs)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Comprehend the evolution of root form implants in dentistry and its effect on today’s clinical practice
  2. Grasp the concept of osseointegration as it relates to biology, biomaterials and biocompatibility
  3. Understand how the shape, surface geometry and connection interface effects treatment choices
  4. Be able to apply the knowledge of key aspects of Pharmacology as it relates to Safety and Implant Dental Patient Management
  5. Learn the critical foundation of biology, anatomy and wound healing that are the key determinants of predictable success in implant surgery
       
  • Module #1 (2 hrs)
    Introduction to Osseointegration and Modern Implant Dentistry Therapy
    - Henry Salama, DMD
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  • Module #2 (5 hrs)
    Osseointegration, Biomechanics, Macrogeometry and Microgeometry in Modern Implant Therapy
    - Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS

  • Module #3 (3 hrs)
    Surgical Anatomy of the Maxilla & Mandible, Sinuses and Anatomical Zones of Safety
    -Mohamed Sharawy, B.D.S., Ph.D


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Session 2: Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Documentation (19 hrs)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn to accurately evaluate the potential implant patient
  2. Learn the techniques to utilize photography to document and diagnose your patient as well as present treatment proposals
  3. Gain the ability to utilize CBCT to diagnose and virtually treatment plan your implant patient
  4. Learn how to set-up a successful treatment plan to meet your patient’s objectives
  5. Understand how to avoid or minimize medico-legal dilemmas in your practice
Session 3: General Implant Surgical / Prosthetic Principals & Therapy (20 hrs)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn the surgical principles and instruments utilized in implant therapy
  2. Learn flap design and management for conventional implant placement
  3. Be able to utilize the different suturing techniques and materials necessary to manage implant surgery
  4. Learn the restorative techniques and components to deliver a conventional fixed implant supported restorations
  5. Learn the occlusal factors that have to be harmonized to achieve a successful and maintainable biomechanical restoration
     
  • Module #1 (2 hrs)
    Surgical Instruments & Protocols for Placing Implants
    - Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
     
  • Module #2 (2 hrs)
    Flap Design and Management
    - Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD
     
  • Module #3 (2 hrs)
    Suturing: Basic Tecniques in Implant Surgery
    - Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD,Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS
     
  • Module #4 (3 hrs)
    Prosthetic Components and Protocols for Restoring Implants
    - Henry Salama, DMD, Gerard Lemongello, DDS,
     
  • Module #5 (2 hrs)
    General Provisionalization and Impression Taking
    - Stephen Chu, DMD,Msd, CDT

     
  • Module #6 (5 hrs)
    Occlusial Considerations in Implant Therapy
    - Carlo Poggio, DDS, MSD, PhD
    - Alvaro Ordonez, DDS
     
  • Module #7 (2 hrs)
    Implant Surgecal & Restorative Phase Demonstration
    - Maurice Salama, DMD,
    - David Garber, DMD,
     
  • Module #8 (2hrs)
    Key Diagnostics and Therapeutic Factors in Esthetic Implant Denstistry
    - Henry Salama, DMD

     

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Session 4: Managing Emergencies, Complications & Long-term Maintenance in Implant Therapy (16 hrs)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the Medical and Dental emergency protocols encountered in implant therapy
  2. Learn to manage surgical and restorative complications in implant therapy
  3. Learn to identify, treat and manage peri-implantitis
  4. Develop an understanding for developing a long-term maintenance program in your practice for the implant patient
     
  • Module #1 (3hrs)
    Medical and Dental Emergency Management
    - Mohamed Sharawy B.D.S., Ph.D.
     
  • Module #2 (5hrs)
    Peri-implantitis Management
    - Edgar El Chaar, DDS, MS
    - Jaafar Mouhyi, DDS, PhD
    - Anastasia Cholakis BA, DMD
     
  • Module #3 (2hrs)
    Management of Soft Tissue Implant Complications
    - Maurice Salama, DMD
     
  • Module #4 (3hrs)
    Management of Restorative Complications
    - Steven Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
     
  • Module #5 (3hrs)
    Implant Maintenance and Follow-up
    - Manuel De la Rosa Garza, DDS, MS
     

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Session 5: The Extraction Site in Implant Therapy (27 hrs)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the biology and characteristics of the extraction site
  2. Identify the key diagnostic criteria in treating the extraction site
  3. Diagnostic tools: CT imaging, surgical guides
  4. Minimally invasive techniques
  5. Extraction site preservation and augmentation
  6. Immediate vs. staged implant placement
  7. Orthodontic therapy for site development
  8. Influence of implant design and components on esthetic outcomes
  9. Provisionalization technique
  10. Restorative material selection
     
  • Module #1 (1hrs)
    To save a tooth or extract and implant – Periodontal and Restorative Considerations
    - Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
     
  • Module #2 (2hrs)
    Biology and Science of the Extraction Site
    - Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
     
  • Module #3 (3hrs)
    Extraction Site Management; Delayed Approach and Material Selection
    - Howard Gluckman BDS, MChD
     
  • Module #4 (4hrs)
    Immediate Extraction and Implant Placement
    - Henry Salama, DMD
     
  • Module #5 (3hrs)
    The Role of Implant Design and Abutment Connection in Managing the Extraction Site
    - Henry Salama, DMD
     
  • Module #6 (6hrs)
    Immediate Placement and Provisionalization – Research, Restorative Techniques, & Esthetic Considerations
    - Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
     
  • Module #7 (5hrs)
    The Role of Orthodontics in the Management of the Extraction Site
    - Henry Salama, DMD
     
  • Module #8 (3hrs)
    Partial Extraction Therapies (P.E.T.)
    - Mitsias Mitiadis, DDS,MSc, PhD
    - David Garber, DMD
     

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Session 6: Soft Tissue Management: Grafting, Mucogingival & Restorative Considerations (11 hrs)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the biology of wound healing as it relates to surgical soft tissue manipulation
  2. Learn how to treat muco-gingival defects around teeth and implants to gain attached tissue
  3. Soft tissue augmentation around implants
  4. Papilla preservation and regeneration around implants
  5. Learn how to perform Stage 2 uncovering to optimize peri-implant tissue dimensions
     
  • Module #1 (4hrs)
    Soft Tissue Augmentation for Teeth, Pontics and Implants: Anatomy, Biology of Wound Healing and Techniques
    - Maurice Salama, DMD
     
  • Module #2 (2hrs)
    Combination Cases: Bone & Soft Tissue Grafting in Implant Dentistry
    - Maurice Salama, DMD
     
  • Module #3 (3hrs)
    Managing the “Pontic Site” in Esthetic Dentistry
    - David Garber, DMD
     
  • Module #4 (2hrs)
    Restorative Considerations in Managing the Soft Tissue Emergence Profile
    - Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT
     

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Session 7: The Posterior Maxilla in Implant Therapy (10 hrs)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the surgical anatomy of the maxilla and sinus region
  2. Gain insight in optimizing success in sinus augmentation
  3. Learn an atraumatic technique for a crestal approach to sinus elevation
  4. Learn to identify and manage complications related to sinus augmentation
  5. Learn Alternative Therapies to Sinus Grafting for the deficient Posterior Maxilla
     
  • Module #1 (2hrs)
    Anatomy of the Posterior Maxilla
    - Mohamed Sharawy, BDS, PhD
     
  • Module #2 (2hrs)
    Sinus Augmentation; The Crestal Approach
    - Maurice Salama, DMD
    - Ziv Mazor DMD
    - Dong-Seok Sohn DDS, PhD
     
  • Module #3 (2hrs)
    Sinus Floor Elevation: A Clinical, Radiographic and Histologic Overview
    - Christian Makary, DDS, PhD
     
  • Module #4 (2hrs)
    Prevention and Treatment of Post-Operative Infections After Sinus Elevation Surgery
    - Tiziano Testori, MD, DDS, FICD
     
  • Module #5 (2hrs)
    Short Implants as a Viable Treatment Alternative
    - Homa Zadeh, DDS, PhD
    - Murray Arlin, DDS, dip. Perio., FRCD
     

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Session 8: Implants and the Fully Edentulous Patient (11 hrs)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the surgical and restorative techniques necessary to manage the fully edentulous implant patient
  2. Understand the Science and Clinical aspects of immediate functional loading
  3. Learn about overdentures and hybrid prosthesis
  4. Learn what is available in CAD/CAM technology and how to apply it to the fully edentulous patient
  5. Understand the principles of All-on-Four and how to treatment plan appropriate cases
     
  • Module #1 (1 hr)
    The Basis for Implants in the Edentulous Population: Resorption and Loading
    - Dennis P. Tarnow, DDS
     
  • Module #2 (1 hr)
    Immediate Loading: Science and Application in Clinical Practice
    - Henry Salama, DMD
     
  • Module #3 (3 hrs)
    Overdentures
    - Wendy AuClair, DDS, MS
    - Murray Arlin DDS, dip. Perio., FRCD
     
  • Module #4 (1hr)
    Zirconia Based Implant Supported Restorations: Planning and Design
    - Fernando Rojas Vizcaya, DDS, MS
     
  • Module #5 (1 hr)
    The Role of Digital Technologies & Materials for Full-Arch Implant Reconstruction
    - Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS S
    - Alessandro Agnini, DMD
     
  • Module #6 (1hr)
    Zygomatic Implants for the Severely Resorbed Maxilla
    - Alexander D. Salvoni, PhD
     
  • Module #7 (3 hrs)
    All on Four Treatment in Modern Implant Dentistry
    - Paulo Malo, DDS, PhD
     

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Session 9: Advanced Therapies, Bone Augmentation, Growth Factors & Bioengineering (18 hrs)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn the techniques available to manage narrow ridges
  2. Understand the biology of bone as it relates to enhancement protocols
  3. Learn how to design and manage flaps to achieve tension free closure of your surgical site
  4. Learn how to augment bone vertically as well as horizontally
  5. Gain incite in utilizing Titanium mesh and new bioactive modifiers to the healing sequence
  6. Learn the characteristics of the different bone graft materials available
  7. Learn alternatives to Bone Augmentation
     
  • Module #1 (4hrs)
    Blood Born Bioactive Modifiers
    - Eduardo Anitua, MD, DDS, PhD
    - Joseph Choukroun, MD
    - Avi Schetritt, DMD
    - Mohamed Sharawy B.D.S., Ph.D.

     
  • Module #2 (3 hrs)
    Bone Reconstruction: A New Algorithm for the Implantologist
    - Craig M Misch, DDS, MDS
    - Myron Nevins, DDS

     
  • Module #3 (1 hr)
    Combined Augmentation Therapies in the Aesthetic Zone
    - Howard Gluckman, DDS
     
  • Module #4 (1 hr)
    Ridge Split Technique for Ideal Implant Position and Ideal Buccal Bone Thickness
    - Howard Gluckman, DDS
     
  • Module #5 (2 hrs)
    Vertical Bone Augmentation
    - David Dara Yarmand, DDS, MD
    - Roland Török, DMD
     
  • Module #6 (4 hrs)
    Interface Development and the Role of Prosthetic Artificial Gingiva as an Alternative Therapy to Vertical Augmentation
    - David Garber, DMD,
     
  • Module #7 (3 hrs)
    Contemporary and Future Trends in Advanced Bone Augmentation
    - Maurice Salama, DMD
    - Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD

     

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