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Core Implant Bootcamp


Core Implant Bootcamp

The Core Implant Bootcamp delivers a comprehensive understanding of the principles of Oral Implantology in both the restorative and surgical phases of implant dentistry. This 4 day bootcamp covers everything you need to know to get started at a basic level. Topics include surgical and prosthetic treatment planning, virtual implant planning utilizing DTX, prosthetic component selection guidelines, screw retained vs cement retained principles, immediate provisional protocols, occlusion overview, anatomy considerations, indications and contra-indications for implant surgery, principles of single tooth and multiple tooth implant placement, flap design and suturing, pharmacology related to implant dentistry, atraumatic extraction techniques and systems and bone grafting principles. Hands-on exercises include implant impressions, fabrication of an immediate provisional, implant placement, flap design and suturing, second stage implant surgery, immediate implant placement, socket grafting and ridge augmentation.

Upcoming Programs

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Course Date
19 Sep - 22 Sep, 2024
Bobby Birdi
Register with Deposit for on 19 Sep - 22 Sep, 2024


Course Date
24 Oct - 27 Oct, 2024
Ron Zokol
Register with Deposit for on 24 Oct - 27 Oct, 2024


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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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  • Profile picture of DDI founder Ron Zokol

    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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Please reach out to us if you have any questions about our courses or financing options.

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Barbara Cox
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The Digital Dentistry Institute is an ADA CERP recognized provider.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education.

ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Refund Policy

Registration requirements include a deposit for any Digital Dentistry Institute program of ½ the total tuition.

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.

DDI reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any course as deemed necessary. In no event shall DDI be liable for any cancellation or change penalties assessed by airlines or hotels as a result of course date changes or cancellations.

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