Implant Placement/Grafting Series For The GP
Implant Placement/Grafting Series For The GP
Type: Lecture | Hands-on | Clinical
Course Duration: TBA, 2019
Credits: 32CE Lecture / 16CE Clinic
Instructed by: Dr. V. Meserkhani, Dr. K. Crispin & Dr. B. Crispin
Esthetic Professionals Dental Education Center in Tarzana CA. is one of only a very few teaching institutions in the US where participants have the option of clinically placing implants or grafting live patients. This 3 part series was designed for the beginner as well as dentists with moderate experience in implant placement and grafting. Extensive lecture and hands-on workshop experience will provide the foundation necessary to clinically place implants or perform grafting techniques. This program is proudly presented by Dr. Meserkhani.
Module 1 Introduction to Surgical Implant Placement & Grafting for the GP
- Success Begins with a Comprehensive Diagnosis
- Outcome Driven Treatment Planning for Implants Placement
- Use of 3D Cone Beam Images and Implant Planning Software (Carestream)
- Guided Implant Placement
- Implant Nuts, Bolts and Armamentarium: “What are All These Parts?”
- Implant Surgical Placement Procedures: Simplifying the Complex
- Suturing Alternatives: What Type to use and When
- Patient Management to Minimize Problems
- The Business of Implant Dentistry
- Analysis of Implant Components
- Implant Placement on simulated models
- Suturing Technique Exercise
- Participants Case Reviews
Module 2 Advanced Surgical Implants Placement & Grafting for the GP
- Diagnosing and Treatment Planning Complex Implant Cases
- Guided Implant Surgeries for Complex Cases
- Immediate VS Delayed Implant Placement
- Preparing the Implant Site
- Implants in compromised situations
- Grafting Implant Sites for Greater Volume
- Sinus Lift Options
- Bone Graft Options and What to use When
- Membrane Selection and Fixation Techniques
- Prosthetic Design and Options
- Over Denture Techniques
- Participants Case Review
Module 3 Implant Placement and Grafting: Hands-on Clinical Experience
To enroll in this clinical program, it is mandatory to have taken the module that covered the clinical procedure to be performed .
Clinical Module 3 provides a surgical implant placement or grafting experience to participants of Modules 1 and or 2.* Participants are encouraged to provide their own patients because limited EP patients are available. Participants will work in pairs. This will optimize the clinical exposure. Diagnostic x-rays, photos and study models and a tentative treatment plan must be submitted at least 1 month before the surgical date and pre-approved by the surgeon covering the procedure. All surgical patients must be seen for a post-op follow up check to make sure that there are no complications. Patients pay a clinic fee to cover clinical expenses.
I. Friday AM (TBA)
a. Clinical Case Presentations
b. Clinical Asepsis and Surgical Protocols
c. Procedures Review
II. Friday PM
a. Begin Clinical procedures
III. Saturday AM and PM (TBA)
a. Complete all Clinical Procedures
Dr Vahik Paul Meserkhani has lectured extensively on the subject of Prosthodontics and Implant dentistry both nationally and internationally. He received his surgical fellowship from Loma Linda University followed by a certificate in Prosthodontics and MSD degree in Prosthodontics specialty. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology, Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and Board eligible by the American College of Prosthodontics. He maintains a private practice limited to Prosthodontics and implant dentistry in Glendale, California.
Dr. Kristi Crispin earned her dental degree from Tufts University of Dental Medicine in Boston, and upon graduation in 2003, she completed extensive post-graduate training in cosmetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry. She was fortunate to have taken all of the Esthetic Professionals Residency programs in one year as she built her own practice. She since has received her accreditation by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and is only one of 385 dentists in the world to achieve this prestigious honor. Now as associate director of Esthetic Professionls, she is commited to providing quality hands-on programs that are not only state-of-the-art, but an excellent value as well. She is committed to advanced education and staying at the forefront of dental technology. Dr. Crispin is a true master in the art and science of cosmetic restorative dentistry.
Dr. Bruce Crispin received a DDS in 1972 and an MS in 1975 (Fixed Prosthodontics) from the University of Michigan. He has the unique combination of being a Diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics and an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has been an international educator for over 40 years and founded the UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry in 1987 and was director for 9 years. He retired from UCLA after 23 years in order to attain the freedom to provide programs with the quality, comprehensiveness and the value that he felt his residents deserved. Dr. Crispin has published over 45 research and professional publications including the textbook “Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry: Practice Fundamentals” which has been translated into five languages. His many hands-on programs are in great demand and provide great value to the dental practitioner.
- Module 1 – $1,495 for dentist.
- Module 2 – $1,495 for dentist.
- Module 1 & 2 – $2,495 (Must sign up at start of series)
- Module 3 (Optional Clinical Sessions) – $1190
- 50% off (base tuition) if repeating the course.
- 25% discount for staff attending with dentist.
- Group (2 or more dentists) 5% discount each.
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Refund and Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be submitted in writing, signed, and are dated when received at EP. If cancellations are made 30-60 days before the start of the program, 25% of the total tuition must still be paid. 100% of the total tuition is transferable to another program for one year with no penalties. If cancellations are made 0-30 days before the start of the program, 50% of the total tuition must still be paid. 75% of the total tuition is transferable to another program for one year. If cancellations are made after the start of the program, 100% of the total tuition must still be paid. 50% of the total tuition is transferable to another program for one year. Esthetic Professionals reserves the right to cancel any program seven days prior to the starting date. 100% refunds will be given or transferred to another program.
Esthetic Professionals is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership, and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 3/1/2014 to 2/2/2016. Provider ID# 218987
Esthetic Professionals, located in Tarzana, California, is a unique dental practice. In addition to offering a comprehensive selection of cosmetic, restorative, and general dentistry treatments for the benefit of our patients, we provide fellow dentists with hands-on education and laboratory services. With 30 employees, over 18 faculty members, and a 16,000 square foot facility, we are well-equipped to offer patients and professionals alike unparalleled service and care. Esthetic Professionals serves Los Angeles, California and the surrounding communities.