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Mini Residency (144CE hours ) (R)

Mini Residency (144CE hours ) (R)

The GAOI®’s Mini Residency is designed to jump start the general dentist to incorporate dental implants in his / her practice. All 3 modules are completed in 6 months. Emphasis is placed on the clinical and patient management aspect of dental implantology. Students earn additional 72 CE hours (protocol hours) upon satisfactory presentation of their clinical work in between modules. Although each module can be taken independent of others, dentists are encouraged to take all 3 modules for thorough understanding of the possibilities in implantology. Protocol CE credits are available only to those who attend all 3 modules.

MODULE 1

(R101) Day 1 | Basic Dental Implantology Lecture 8 CE

AM:
  • Anatomy and physiology for dental implantology
  • Diagnosis, 2D and 3D radiographs, photographs
  • Treatment planning and presentation

PM:

  • Patient selection for implants and implant selection for patients
  • Flap access design and suturing for implant placement
  • Introduction to implant systems and tool                                           

(R102) Day 2 | Basic Dental Implantology Hands-On | Lab 8 CE

AM:
  • Revision of implant armamentaria
  • Demonstration of implant placement steps
  • Student placement of implants in the models
  • Immediate single stage or double stage

PM:

  • Patient selection for implants and implant selection for patients
  • Flap access design and suturing for implant placement
  • Introduction to implant systems and tools             

(R103) Day 3 | Basic Dental Implantology Live Surgical | Clinic 8 CE

AM:

  • Pre-operative and post-operative care of implant patients
  • Treatment planning and diagnosis of the afternoon patients
  • Expected outcomes of the afternoon patients

PM:

  • 1-2 live implant placements by students. Patients provided by GAOI                                                             

Module 1 | Total Cost $900

MODULE 2

(R104) Day 1 | Advanced Surgical Implantology | Lecture 8 CE

AM:

  • Marketing the general practice for dental implants
  • Selling the doctor as the expert of dental implants
  • Treatment presentation and selling dental implants

PM:

  • Criteria and methods for immediate implant placement
  • Implant placement in the esthetic zone
  • Segmental placement  

(R105) Day 2 | Advanced Site Development Hands-On | Lab 8 CE

AM:
  • Ridge preservation and preparation
  • Bone grafting: Allograft vs. Xenograft vs. Autograft vs. PRF vs. BMP
  • Closed sinus grafting
  • Guided tissue regeneration- Teflon vs. Collagen vs. Placenta

PM:

  • Bone harvesting techniques: Nibbler, 557, Sraper, Crusher, etc.
  • PRF exercise: Phlebotomy and Centrifuge
  • Ridge augmentation techniques
  • Demonstration of the guided system

(R106) Day 3 | Advanced Surgical Implantology | Lecture 8 CE

AM:
  • Implant level impression and custom abutments vs. stock abutments
  • Review of sinus lift procedures

PM:

  • Sinus lift demonstration and immediate implant placement by students
  • Questions and answers     

Module 2 | Total $900

MODULE 3

(R107) Day 1 | Full Arch Restoration Lecture 8 CE | September 2nd, 2022

AM:

  • Presentation of assignments by students (up to 48 CE hours)
  • Selling and scheduling for multiple implant placements
  • Principles of occlusion in natural teeth
  • Centric occlusion vs. centric relation
  • Splint therapy as phase 1 treatment- when is it necessary?

PM:

  • Occlusal considerations in single tooth/segmental/full arch implants
  • Occlusal evaluation and adjustment of restoration
  • Use of articulators           

(R108) Day 2 | Full Arch Implant Restoration | Lecture 8 CE | September 3rd, 2022

AM:

  • Options for fixed single teeth to segmental implant restorations
  • Placement and choice of abutments and restoration
  • Screw retained vs. cement retained vs. screwmentation

PM:

  • Management of advanced implant prosthetic complication and how to avoid them
  • Problems with early loading
  • Problems with infection
  • Problems with compliance
  • Implant warranties           

(R109) Day 3 | Full Arch Fixed Implant Restoration Hands-On | Lab 8 CE | September 4th, 2022

AM:

  • Various options for implant aided full arch teeth replacement
  • Surgical requirements for implant supported teeth

PM:

  • Selecting the abutments for Fridge
  • Conversion of a denture to Fridge
  • Trimming, polishing, and delivery         

Module 3 | Total $900

All 3 Modules: total 72 hours (Instruction) + 72 hours (Protocol) Presented in a 6 month period Total $8,900