Clinical Masters™ Program in Implant Dentistry

San Diego: April 19-23, San Diego: May 17-21,
San Diego: June 21-25, Las Vegas: July 19-23, a total of 20 days on location

This 4-session program offers more than 300 combined hours of lectures, laboratory sessions, online webinars, and LIVE surgical demonstrations.

Learn from the very best:


Louie Al-Faraje

Dr. Louie Al-Faraje literally defined and authored the art of Oral Implantology. As a leading authority, he created many classifications…


Christopher A. Church

Dr. Christopher Church is Director, Loma Linda University Sinus and Allergy Center and Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology – Head…


Domenico Cascione

Domenico Cascione obtained his primary education in Bari (Italy), where he was also certified as a Dental Technologist (CDT) in…


Patrick Palacci

Dr Patrick Palacci obtained his DDS degree at Marseille University, Marseilles, France, in 1975. He continued his post-graduate education in…


Mamaly Reshad

Mamaly Reshad is a Prosthodontist and the former Section Chair for Fixed Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of…


James L. Rutkowski

Dr. James L. Rutkowski earned his dental degree at University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine in 1976. He is…


Kamil J. Zborowski

Kamil J. Zborowski, a CAD/CAM Specialist. He has an extensive education and experience in Digital Dentistry. Dental Technology is a…


Renzo C. Casellini

Renzo C. Casellini, a Master Dental Technologist, received his education in Switzerland, Where his family has been dynamically involved in…


Philip J. Kroll

Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. Graduated from the University of southern Cal., 1986. Private practice Ventura, California….

Session One

San Diego: April 19-23, 2017

Session Objectives: During the first session of this comprehensive hands-on implant training program the following topics are covered: Anatomy, bone physiology, patient evaluation for implant treatment, risk factors, vertical & horizontal spaces of occlusion, bone density, step-by-step implant surgical placement protocols including immediate and osteotome techniques, impression techniques, restorative steps for implant crown and bridge and more.
Hands-on workshops are performed by the class and live surgery demonstrations by faculty.

  • Recognize and describe the impact of complete and partial edentulism on hard and soft tissue, on the esthetic and the psychology of the patient.
  • Understand the history of dental implants.
  • Define the different types of dental implants.
  • Optimize the patient selection, case presentation and informed consent process.
  • Demonstrate and conduct complete dental history and clinical evaluation of implant patients.
  • Classify and define different implant prosthesis.
  • Learn all of the maxillary and mandibular anatomical landmarks and their radiographic assessment prior to implant placement.
  • Recognize and describe different types of bone density.
  • Describe the step-by-step protocol for the one and the two-stage surgical implant placement.
  • Learn the guidelines for optimal implant placement for function and esthetics.
  • Determine the proper implant depth during surgical placement of implants in different clinical situations.
  • Learn the ideal implant size in each tooth location.
  • Understand the minimum vertical and horizontal restorative spaces
  • Learn the selection process and how to fabricate surgical templates with different designs for each specific surgical indication.
  • Learn the indications, the guidelines and the protocol for immediate implant insertion technique.
  • Identify and utilize the 30 key principles for predictable implant surgical placement.
  • Understand the proper postoperative follow-up protocol after implant surgery.
  • Learn the step by step technique for socket grafting
  • Classify and define all four types of the bone grafting materials (Autograft, allograft, xenograft and alloplast)
  • Learn the technique and the indications for the open-tray and the closed-tray implant impression techniques.
  • Recognize and describe the indications for soft tissue model in implant dentistry.
  • Learn the step-by-step technique for fixed implant prosthesis delivery.
  • Understand the principals of oral sedation and the protocol for the use of oral sedatives prior to implant surgical procedures.
  • Learn the benefits of good communication practices between the doctor, patient and the laboratory.
  • Implant terminology
  • Classification of implant prosthesis
  • Bone density
  • Step by step implant placement protocols
  • Hands – on surgical training
  • Optimal implant positioning
  • Vertical and Horizontal restorative spaces
  • Surgical Anatomy
  • Osteotome implant placement technique
  • Immediate insertion technique & protocol
  • CT interpretation
  • Socket Grafting
  • Impression Technique
  • Abutment Seclection criteria
  • Evaluation of the implant patient
  • Protocol for implant treatment planning
  • 66 Risk Factors
  • Rules and tips in Implant Prosthodontics
  • Oral Sedation / Halcion®
  • Rational for implant treatment
  • Cost for implant prosthesis

Experience the MOST comprehensive
implant training program

Session Two

San Diego: May 17-21, 2017

Session Objectives: During session II, computer guided implant placement and restoration using SimPlant® Software, immediate load techniques for single and full arch cases, Sinus augmentation through the osteotomy site, biology of osseointegration, and mini implants will be discussed. Implant prosthodontics for the fully edentulous patients using locator over-denture, high-water design, Bar over-denture and CAD/CAM design will highlight the prosthetic portion of this session.
Hands-on workshops are performed by the class.

  • Understand the use of computer-aided evaluation to optimize diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Learn how to perform a computer-aided treatment planning and the process and the protocol of ordering computer-generated surgical guides and performing computer-guided implant surgery.
  • Appreciate the advantages and disadvantages of all 3 types of the computer-generated surgical guides (tooth-supported, soft tissue- supported and bone-supported).
  • Appreciate the advantages and disadvantages of the immediate implant placement in conjunction with natural tooth extraction.
  • Learn the step-by-step technique and protocol of single implant immediate load
  • Learn the step-by-step technique and protocol of multi-unit and full arch implant immediate load
  • Recognize and describe the indications for sinus lifting procedure thru the osteotomy site.
  • Recognize and describe the indications for the use of narrow-diameter implants in fixed and removable prosthetic situations.
  • Perform narrow-platform implant placement procedures for fixed and removable prostheses on models.
  • Learn the indications, the guidelines and the protocol for flapless implant insertion technique.
  • Understand the comprehensive care and treatment that a restorative dentist can provide to patients.
  • Discuss and describe treatment plan options for partially and completely edentulous patients who desire fixed or removable restorations with adequate bone volume.
  • Learn the laboratory and the clinical indications and protocol for the fabrication, the delivery and postoperative follow-up for the Ball/Locator overdenture prosthesis.
  • Learn the laboratory and the clinical indications and protocol for the fabrication, the delivery and postoperative follow-up for the bar-overdenture prosthesis.
  • Learn the laboratory and the clinical indications and protocol for the fabrication, the delivery and postoperative follow-up for the high-water implant prosthesis.
  • Learn the principles of the dental articulator
  • Recognize and describe the indications for soft and hard tissue reduction at the maxillary tuberosity area
  • Understand the principles of osseointegration.
  • Describe and treat the complications of root form surgery.
  • Learn the biomechanical approach to implant treatment planning.
  • Learn the most common causes of prosthetic complications in implant dentistry.
  • Appreciate the advantages and disadvantages of cement-retained restorations vs. the advantages and disadvantages of screw-retained restorations.
  • Computer Guided Implant Dentistry
  • Immediate Load for single/multi-unit prosthesis
  • Immediate Load for full arch prosthesis & the All-on-four technique (principles & protocol
  • Osstell (with demonstration on a model)
  • Sinus lifting procedure through the osteotomy site
  • Second stage surgery (including Palacci techniques)
  • Flapless implant placement protocol
  • Ball/Locator overdenturei
  • Bar Overdenture
  • CAD/CAM implant prosthesis
  • Narrow diameter implants / Mini implants
  • Biomechanics
  • The biology and histology of osseointegration

Master your surgical
and prosthetic implant skills

Session Three

San Diego: June 21-25, 2017

Session Objectives: Advanced implant surgical techniques covered in this session include: alveolar ridge expansion using split cortical technique, guided bone regeneration and bone grafting before, during and after implant placement. Hands-on pig jaw suturing and bone grafting workshops using regenerative materials are performed by the class and live surgery demonstrations by faculty. The restorative portion of this session will focus on Biomechanical principles, biomaterials and implant occlusion. This session will include full day lecture on pharmacology in oral implantology.

  • Recognize the keys to Bone Grafting in order to obtain predictable results.
  • Learn the principals and the protocol of Guided Bone Regeneration using resorbable bone grafting martial with resorbable and/or non-resorbable membranes.
  • Describe the proper technique for bone site development prior to graft and membrane placement involved in particulate bone grafting.
  • Learn the proper technique of using rh BMP-2 / ACS bone grafting material along with a titanium mesh.
  • Differentiate and utilize various bone graft materials
  • Recognize the importance and learn how to obtain growth factors in conjunction with particulate bone grafting prior to implant placement.
  • Perform GBR procedures (using membrane particulate bone grafts and membrane) on laboratory models.
  • Describe the indications for different suturing Techniques in Oral Implantology
  • Perform GBR procedures and suturing techniques on pig-jaws.
  • Describe and understand the pharmacologic protocol for implant surgery.
  • Learn the different surgical techniques to enhance the soft tissue profile around implants in the esthetics zone.
  • Learn the indications and the surgical technique of alveolar ridge expansion procedure
  • Learn the indications and the surgical technique of nasal floor elevation procedure
  • Learn the indications and the surgical technique of the incisive canal deflation procedure
  • Recognize and learn how to apply occlusal concepts to implant fixed and removable restorations.
  • Alveolar Ridge Expansion of the Maxilla using split-cortical technique
  • Suturing Techniques in Oral Implantology
  • Hands–on Suturing Lab (Pig jaw)
  • Guided Bone Regeneration
  • rh-BMP-2/ACS INFUSE® bone grafting material
  • CT Treatment Planning training (with attendees participation)
  • LIVE surgeries (all day)
  • New Techniques in Implant prosthodontics lab technology (all day)
  • Nasal floor elevation with video surgery
  • Basics of esthetics in Implant Dentistry

Comprehensive hands-on
Live surgery implant fellowship program

Session Four

Las Vegas: July 19-23, 2017

Session Objectives: This session will focus on sinus augmentation through the lateral window, nasal floor elevation, block-grafting procedures and risk management in the implant practice. Full day lecture on advanced implant prosthodontics is included in this session as well as a discussion on the lab aspect of implant prosthodontics. Final graduation examination and certification ceremony will conclude this comprehensive implant training program.

  • Learn the anatomic landmarks related to the sinus bone augmentation procedure.
  • Recognize the preoperative pathologies involving the maxillary sinus and learn the pharmacology protocol and the steps for the proper referral when indicated.
  • Describe and classify the maxillary septa and learn the proper protocol for sinus bone grafting procedure when septa exist.
  • Learn how to use the CT technology for preoperative diagnosis of the sinus anatomy and pathology.
  • Learn the step-by-step technique for sinus bone grafting procedure.
  • Learn the most common causes of the intra-surgical and post-surgical complications in sinus bone grafting procedure.
  • Recognize the advantages for bone block graft vs. the use of particulate bone grafts for large defects.
  • Understand the relationship between hard and soft tissue architecture as it relates to bone grafting.
  • Identify and utilize the 20 key principles for predictable bone grafting.
  • Recognize and learn how to prevent and treat block bone grafting complications.
  • Sinus augmentation through the lateral window (all day)
  • Hands-on training
  • Block grafting (allograft blocks)
  • Pharmacology and medical problems in Implant dentistry.
  • Implant Prosthodontics (implant-protective occlusion)
  • 20 Key principles for LONG-term successt
  • Decision making in bone augmentation procedures

Hands-on Cadaver Training:

Anatomical considerations in conjunction with hard and soft tissue grafting procedures
Get familiar with the exact location of inferior alveolar nerve, mental nerve, submandibular fossa, retromolar pad, lingual nerve, mandibular ramus, infraorbital nerve, palatine artery and nerve, nasal floor, maxillary sinus, buccal fat pad, and more.

Advanced bone & soft tissue grafting procedures
Learn how to perform bone harvesting from the mental and ramus regions using Piezotome, Sinus lift and graft Lateralization of the mental nerve, The use of buccal fat pad in oral implantology-related procedures, and Palatal connective tissue graft, and more.

Program Fee: $1500

8 CE Credit

Program includes:

  • Four 5-day classroom sessions
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Live surgery demonstrations
  • Course manual
  • Literature review
  • Special product discounts
  • Online education module
  • A set of 25 surgical DVDs
  • 300 CE Credit
  • Certification from University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

This activity has been planed and implemented by the CII and UNLV.


San Diego: April 19-23, San Diego: May 17-21,
San Diego: June 21-25, Las Vegas: July 19-23, a total of 20 days on location

Tel: +32 486 920 435 (WhatsApp) / Email:

Course fee: $15,900.00 for the full program

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