Hands-on Dental Implant Education

Practical Hands-on Dental Implant Training

Our dental implant courses are designed to get you comfortable with placing and restoring dental implants in your own practice. Using a practical, step-by-step approach, you will start with the basics of implantology and build on these skills.

Our classes are taught in Stockton, California.

Our Course Continuum:

The All-on-X Course

Implant Surgery Fundamentals I

Implant Surgery Fundamentals II

Implant Surgery Fundamentals III

Implant Surgery Fundamentals I

Summary: Basic Implant Placement Technique

Tuition: $690 – 8 CE Credits

(Dental Students receive 50% OFF)

Next Course: May 26, 2018 8AM-5PM            (memorial day weekend)

This course will set the foundation for your learning in dental implantology. Using both lecture and hands-on practice on pig jaws and implant models, you will learn all the basics you need to get started.

The goal of this course is for the clinician to gain confidence to place and restore simple implant sites in their own practice.

  • Top reasons to attend this course:
    • Learn good case selection leading to high success rates
    • Learn surgical planning in free BlueSky Bio software
    • Understand how to keep occlusion & cement from destroying your implants
    • Learn proper suturing technique around dental implants
    • Learn and apply tricks to maintaining better bone levels around implants
    • Become comfortable with reading CBCT for implant treatments
    • Understand how to decide when you should immediately load an implant
    • Restoring Dental Implants 101

    Sample Schedule:  7:30AM Pastries and Coffee

  • 8AM Lecture (Patient selection, Medical Screening, Surgical Anatomy)
  • 11AM Cone Beam 3D Planning Workshop12PM Lunch
  • 12:45 Surgical Protocol Demonstration
  • 1:30 Practice Surgical Protocol on Pig Jaws
  • 2:30 Lecture (Occlusion & Maintenance Protocol)
  • 3:00 Restorative Protocol Demonstration3:30 Practice Restorative Protocol

Implant Surgery Fundamentals II

Summary: Implant Planning for Edentulous Patient

Tuition: $1,500 – 8 CE Credits

(Dental Students receive 50% OFF)

Next Course: September 15 2018 8AM-5PM

This is the continuation of the first fundamentals course. In this class, we re-convene and pick up where we left off. We delve deeper into techniques and become more comfortable with treatment planning and troubleshooting. In this session, you will learn the ins and outs of planning for the fully edentulous patient as well. We go over implant cases that the attendees have performed in their own offices and offer suggestions for continued improvement.

Top reasons to attend this course:

  • Understand how to decide when you should immediately load an implant
  • Learn immediate placement of dental implants after extractions
  • Learn protocols for managing complications
  • Gain confidence in treatment planning for the edentulous arch
  • Learn how to design and use 3D printed surgical guides
  • Practice immediate temporization
  • Learn an algorithm for managing failing implants

Implant Surgery Fundamentals III

Summary: Complications and Simple Bone Grafting

Tuition: $1,500 – 8 CE Credits

(Dental Students receive 50% OFF)

Next Course: Spring 2019 8AM-5PM

This third surgical course will help you to easily treatment plan cases ranging from simple to complex and to manage complications that arise. By now, you will have placed several implants in your own practice and are invited to share your experiences during this class and discuss some of the difficulties.

Top reasons to attend this course:

  • Master treatment planning for complex and esthetic implant cases
  • Learn the nuances of immediate placement and immediate loading
  • Learn how to change implant angulation
  • Practice bone augmentation (GBR) techniques
  • Use various bone harvesting tools

Planning your Visit

If traveling from out of town, it is a good idea to arrive the night before the class so that we can get started early and get as much information into the class as possible. Here is some useful information for planning your trip:

Facility: Training takes place at Implant Ninja Dental Center located at 3555 Deer Park Drive Stockton, CA 95219.

Airport: Stockton has a small airport (Stockton Metropolitan Airport) close by. However, your airline might not fly here. The next closest airport is Sacramento International (SMF) which is 50 minutes north of our location.

Hotel: La Quinta Inn (2710 W March Lane) is a 10-minute walk from our facility. We can arrange a shuttle to pick you up from the hotel.

What to bring: Bring a pair of scrubs, a laptop, loupes, and something to take notes with.