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Core 2: Implant Surgery & Restoratively Driven Treatment


Core 2: Implant Surgery & Restoratively Driven Treatment

This 3-day program (30 CE) delivers a comprehensive understanding of the principles of oral implantology surgical placement, flap design, suturing, and soft tissue management. You will leave this program with the ability to comfortably treatment plan cases and surgically place implants. Our program is evidence based, with a focus on shedding practical tips and tricks, and hands-on training, to allow you to provide effective implant therapy to your patients.

Limited to 25 participants for an intimate learning experience.

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Learning Topics

  • Surgical treatment planning – Analogue and digital
  • Anatomical considerations & biology
  • Bone physiology and wound healing
  • Implant selection & positioning (Hands-on)
  • Principles and guidelines of implant placement
  • Single tooth implant surgery (Hands-on)
  • Multiple tooth implant surgery (Hands-on)
  • Basic suturing techniques (Hands-on)
  • Flap design and handling (Hands-on)
  • Implant pharmacology
  • Second stage implant surgery and soft tissue management (Hands-on)

Upcoming Programs

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Course Date
31 May - 02 Jun, 2024
Bobby Birdi
Register for on 31 May - 02 Jun, 2024


Course Date
18 Oct - 20 Oct, 2024
Bobby Birdi
Register for on 18 Oct - 20 Oct, 2024

Dr. Sherry Rayburn

Course Testimonial

“The best part of the course for me was seeing some of the more advanced cases that we were invited to see in different stages of the instruction. Seeing the more advanced cases simplified to me the implant placement procedure and increased the excitement for what the possibilities could be. Seeing those possibilities just opened up a whole new world for me.”

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Dr. Sherry Rayburn
North Battleford, Saskatchewan


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    Adam Langan


    Dr. Adam Langan, DDS is a husband, father of two and a native Nebraskan who has a passion for digital dentistry. Dr. Langan brings an approach to digital dentistry that can apply to dental offices in any stage of digital implementation. He graduated dental school in 2009 with distinction from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry and returned to his hometown of Norfolk, NE with a passion for comprehensive reconstruction and dental implant treatment. Dr. Langan has completed extensive post-graduate training from some of the most highly respected programs in the world. He is a graduate of the Kois Center for Dental Excellence. He completed a dental implant fellowship program at the Pacific Implant Institute in Vancouver, BC in 2014. Dr. Langan has also completed post-graduate programs with Gerety Orthodontic Seminars, Implant Seminars, KenReed/Stanley Malamed IV Sedation, SmileSyllabus, Invisalign, and Six-Month Smiles. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

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    Amarjit Rihal

    DMD, BS

    Dr. Rihal obtained his DMD degree from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry, in 1995. His professional interest has involved all aspects of implant and CAD/CAM dentistry. He has additional training in both hard and soft tissue grafting as well as placing and restoring implants. In addition to implantology, Dr. Rihal has acquired expertise in CAD/CAM based prosthetic dentistry, involving numerous CAD systems and materials. Utilizing his CEREC ac, Sirona InLab system, 3Shape software and Nobel Procera scanner he has designed over 4000 restorations. He currently manages operations of his in house lab Lodge Dental, and is the owner of his own digital lab called Rihal Digital Designs. Dr. Rihal has trained with numerous ceramists in California and is versed on ceramic pressing and layering techniques over zirconia and metal substructures. He presently is a partner in a large group practice in Winnipeg, MB and serves on the boards of the Manitoba Dental Association, National Dental Examination Board and the current chair of the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada. He was also a part time instructor at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Dentistry and is a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentist.

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    Andonis Terezides

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    Dr. Andonis Terezides graduated from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and completed specialty training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital/University of Miami. He practices the broad scope of the specialty with a special emphasis in facial trauma & reconstructive surgery, tissue engineering, digital work-flows, minimally-invasive techniques, and full-arch/immediate load implant techniques. Dr. Terezides is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a Fellow of the American of Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons.

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    Bobby Birdi


    Dr. Bobby Birdi is one of North America’s very few Certified Dual Specialists in Periodontics and Prosthodontics. Dr. Birdi is an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia and the University of Minnesota, where he is involved in multiple dental implant research projects and clinical trials. He also actively lectures both nationally and internationally in the fields of implant surgery and prosthetics.

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    Effrat Habsha


    Clinical Assistant Professor, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester Associate in Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto Professor, George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto Staff Prosthodontist, Department of Dentistry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto Private Practice limited to Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry

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    Faraj Edher

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    Jason Battah


    Dr. Battah is a 2003 graduate of Laval University's school of dental medicine. He joined the Centre d'Implantologie Dentaire de Quebec in 2007, and has since dedicated his career to the clinical advancement and treatment of patients through the science and practice of implantology and implant dentistry. Dr. Jason Battah has extensive experience in both the surgical and restorative aspects of implant dentistry, and is board certified from the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant dentistry. He is also a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) and an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO). His involvement in these organizations allows him to remain current on all the new research and the constant advances in this field of dentistry. Dr. Battah maintains a surgical and restorative practice dental implant practice out of his two clinics in Montreal and Quebec City, Canada. He performs all implant related procedures, such as dental implant placement, ridge or socket preservation, bone grafting and soft tissue augmentation procedures, as well as conventional crown & bridge treatments. On a ongoing basis, Dr. Battah also holds a comprehensive theoretical and hands-on dental implant training course at the teaching facility in our Montreal office. Doctors are invited to attend lectures and live surgeries throughout the year in order to improve their skills and understanding of current treatment possibilities using dental implants. In his free time, Dr. Battah enjoys family time with his wife and two kids and follows his passion for music and fitness!

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    Kyle Stanley


    Dr. Kyle Stanley, named as 'The Next Generation of Cosmetic Dentistry' by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2015, and one of - 'The Top 10 Young Educators in Dentistry' in 2017 by Incisal Edge Magazine and the Seattle Study Club graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC and then went on to complete a dental implant residency and dental implant specialty in Florianopolis, Brazil. While at USC, Dr. Stanley completed an Esthetic mini-residency with the world leader in minimally invasive dentistry, Dr. Pascal Magne, and was honored with the Charles L. Pincus Award for outstanding achievements in esthetic dentistry by the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. In addition to Dr. Stanley's clinical artistry, he is also a dedicated researcher who has published in some of the top international dental journals about topics relating to esthetics, dental materials, dental implants, and plastic surgery. Dr. Stanley is a Key Opinion Leader for Nobel Biocare, a well-respected implant company and has presented on multiple continents as a highly in-demand speaker. A Key Opinion Leader for DSD (Digital Smile Design), Dr. Stanley works closely with Dr. Christian Coachman on lip manipulation and the future of dentistry, The Orofacial Club. As a clinical and pre-clinical faculty member at the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC, he is part of an elite team who focusses on minimally invasive (biomimetic) treatment. Alongside Dr. Sascha Jovanovic, a world leader in dental implants and bone augmentation, Dr. Stanley is the co-director of the gIDE (Global Institute of Dental Education) Implant Foundation Program and works hand-in-hand with Dr. Jovanovic on complex cases needed truly esthetic outcomes. Dr. Stanley maintains an exclusive private practice in Beverly Hills, CA where alongside Dr. Matthew Nejad and Dr. Mark Helm, they treat quality focused patients with Biomimetic, Implant, and Cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Stanley focuses his practice on minimally invasive esthetic, surgical, and dental implant treatment.

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    Ron Zokol


    Dr. Zokol is proud to acknowledge his 20 years of practice partnership with his father, a certified specialist in prosthodontics. Prior to his involvement with implant dentistry, he became recognized for his restorative skills with direct and indirect gold restorations, resulting in him being awarded the Clinician of the Year by the American Academy of Gold Foil Operators award in 1997. Dr. Zokol is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He holds Fellowships in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, and the Academy of Dentistry International. He has over 25 years of experience in implant dentistry and has spent more than 10 years as a surgical instructor for the Misch International Implant Institute. Over the last 30 years, Dr. Zokol has been appointed to many posts in numerous dental associations, including the presidency of the Vancouver and District Dental Society, Chair of the General Examination Committee, and Chief Examiner for the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia. Dr. Zokol has lectured internationally for many years in the field of Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery and is presently the director of the Pacific Implant Institute located in Vancouver, Canada, which is a learning centre for his fellow dentists. Dr. Zokol lives in Vancouver with his wife, Marie and their three sons.

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    Saj Jivraj


    Dr. Saj Jivraj is the co-author of the textbook “Treatment Planning in Implant Dentistry,” which is published by the British Dental Association. He recently released his new text on “Graftless Solutions for the Edentulous Patient, which has had over 11,000 downloads worldwide. He frequently gets call upon to lecture to dentists worldwide on implant and cosmetic dental procedures. He is also the former Chairman Section on Fixed Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the Herman Ostrow USC School of Dentistry and an honorary clinical teacher at the Eastmann Dental Institute in London.

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    Sundeep Rawal

    DMD, Cert. Pros

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Balance of the program (unless in a financing or payment plan) will be charged to your credit card 30 days prior to the start of the course(s).

For cancellations:

  • Prior to 60 days before the start of the program, a full refund minus a $1000 non-refundable deposit will be given.
  • 30-60 days prior to the start of the program, a 50% of the total tuition fee will be incurred.
  • Within 30 days prior to the start of the program, there are no refunds.

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