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) Module 1 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

Doctor: $695

PM:

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

(R102) Module 1 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
Doctor: $1350
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) Module 1 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

Doctor: $1350
Team Members: $95 each

PM:

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

Total Module 1: $3200

MODULE 2

(R104) Module 2 Day 1: Advanced Surgical Implantology Lecture 8 CE

AM:
  • Presentations of protocol assignments by students (24 CE)
PM:
  • Marketing the general practice for dental implants
  • Selling the doctor as the expert of dental implants
  • Treatment presentation and selling dental implants
  • Criteria and methods for immediate implant placement
  • Implant placement in the esthetic zone
  • Segmental placement

Doctor: $695

(R105) Module 2 Day 2: Advanced Surgical Implantology 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

Doctor: $1250

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

(R106) Module 2 Day 3: Advanced Surgical Implantology Lecture 8 CE

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

Doctor: $1250

PM:
  • Sinus lift demonstration and immediate implant placement by students
  • Questions and answers
  • Discussion of assignments for next session

Total Module 2: $2900

MODULE 3

(R107) Module 3 Day 1: Full Arch Restoration Lecture 8 CE

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?

Doctor: $695

PM:

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

(R108) Module 3 Day 2: Full Arch Implant Restoration Lecture 8 CE

AM:

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

Doctor: $1250

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) Module 3 Day 3: Full Arch Fixed Implant Restoration Hands-on (lab) 8 CE

AM:

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

Doctor: $1250

PM:

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

Total Module 3: $3200

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