UCLA Implant Continuum

Coruse in Progess


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2016 - 2017

Hands-on Surgical / Prosthetic Training, Lectures and Workshops, Live Patient Treatment

Course Directors

Peter K. Moy, DMD
Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Director, UCLA Implant Center, Nobel Biocare Endowed Chair in Surgical Implant Dentistry, UCLA

Todd R. Schoenbaum, DDS, FACD
Associate Clinical Professor, Constitutive & Regenerative Sciences, UCLA
Director, Continuing Dental Education Program

Brian LeSage, DDS, FAGD, FAACD
Lecturer, Section of Restorative Dentistry and Course Director UCLA Aesthetic Continuum
Private Practice, Beverly Hills, CA

Come learn surgical and prosthodontic implant dentistry at UCLA. We have recruited leading clinicians and educators from UCLA and around the world to bring you the finest in hands-on implant training. This course is composed of 6 modules, 4 days each for a total of 24 days. Each module will feature in -depth lectures, intense hands-on workshops, live surgical demonstrations, and patient treatment. This course is designed for clinicians looking to place and restore implants.  Extensive time is spent in surgery and patient treatment..

Topics to be covered:

• Treatment planning from simple to complex
• Basic implant surgeries
• Immediate placement and immediate loading
• Sinus augmentation and socket augmentation
• Screw vs. cement retained restorations
• Abutment emergence design
• Particulate graft and membrane selection
• Hybrids, implant supported dentures, implant bridges, single teeth
• Full arch implant treatments: how many implants?
• Guided Bone Regeneration (GBR)
• Soft tissue grafting
• Custom impression copings
• Implant provisional restorations
• Digital and guided implant surgery
• Suturing around implants and grafted sites
• Growth factors and autologous platelet concentrates
• Surgical anatomy and management of complications
• CBCT use and interpretation
• Peri-implantitis: prevention and management
• Growth factors and autologous platelet concentrates
• Membrane selection and use


Module 1 - Interdisciplinary Implant Dentistry

January 11, 12, 14, 15, 2016 | Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday | CDE Credits: 32 | Course Fee: $5200
Treatment planning, anatomy review, surgical fundamentals, CBCT analysis, basic implant surgeries, implant restorations

Module 2 - Prosthodontic and Surgical Perspectives in Implant Dentistry

May 9, 10, 12, 13, 2016 | Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday | CDE Credits: 32 | Course Fee: $5200
Case presentations, fully edentulous treatment, tilted implants, guides, denture conversion,  provisionals, socket management

Module 3 -Advanced Surgical and Prosthodontic Implant Principles and Techniques

September 6, 7, 8, 9, 2016 | Tuesday-Friday | CDE Credits: 32 | Course Fee: $5200
Tilted implants, sinus augmentation, vertical ridge defects, aesthetic provisionals, custom impression copings, growth factors

Module 4 - Digital Dentistry and Applications in Implant Dentistry

January 23, 24, 26, 27, 2017 | Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday | CDE Credits: 32 | Course Fee: $5200
Digital implant treatment planning, semi and fully guided surgery , CAD/CAM applications, software comparisons

Module 5 - Management and Prevention Complications

May 8, 9, 10, 11, 2017 | Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday  | CDE Credits: 32 | Course Fee: $5200
Intra- and post-operative surgical complications, implant failures, broken screws, implant retrieval, infections, broken prostheses

Module 6 - Principles of Implant Dentistry - Putting it all together

September 18, 19, 21, 22, 2017 | Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday | CDE Credits: 32 | Course Fee: $5200
Participant final case presentations, future trends, final written exam, final practical exam, certificate presentation ceremony


Workshop Exercises 

• Fundamental Surgical Techniques: incisions, flap design, and suturing
• Graft Techniques: sinus augmentation (direct and indirect), CT grafts, GBR, PRF and use of particulate graft materials
• Implant placement: using various systems and implant designs on models, pig jaws and patients*
• Prosthetic techniques: radiographic / surgical guides, impressions, abutment selection and design, fabrication of provisional restorations
• CBCT analysis and use of digital treatment planning software
• Tilted implant placement and denture conversion

* Perform Live Patient Procedures


speakers/instructors and topics are subject to change without prior notice