Education relating to the placement and restoration of dental implants. 

Topics may include:

  • Diagnosis/Treatment planning for implant
    Includes physical examination, radiographs, surgical stents or guides in preparation for placement of implant.
  • Site preparation
    Includes socket preservation, ridge or sinus augmentation utilizing materials to stimulate the production of bone or create bone where none previously existed.
  • Implant placement surgery
    Instruction in the techniques utilized to surgically place dental implants.
  • Implant supported restoration
    Education including screw retained, cementable crowns, attachments utilized to retain dentures, abutments-prefabricated or custom, titanium or ceramic, bars; hybrid prosthesis, over dentures. 
  • Implant complications – surgical or restorative
    Education dealing with the restorative or surgical aspect of implant complications and their failures.  Overcoming restorative challenges. Treatment of peri-implantitis, or other issues regarding the implant body itself.
  • Implant maintenance
    The hygiene aspect of maintaining a healthy implant/soft tissue complex.
  • Implant material science
    Education related to the design, construction and materials used for implants and their restorative parts.
  • Emerging concepts, techniques, therapies and technology
    New technology in advancing implants.  
  • Product/technology training
    Training on proper use of specific products/instruments developed to aid with implant techniques and/or treatments. Product training courses should be directed to current users or a product and focus on proper/safe use.  Courses cannot contain any marketing information intended to encourage participants to purchase the product.