Module 1: Friday – Sunday, September 8 – 10, 2023
- The expanding scope of implant dentistry.
- Medical assessment – review of tests, values and evaluations of the medically compromised patient.
- Pharmacology – Basic pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.
- Office emergencies.
- Surgical head/neck anatomy for implant surgeons.
Module 2: Friday – Sunday, October 13 – 15, 2023
- Physiology of pain: theory and management. Neurosensory considerations in implant surgery.
- Histology, bone biology and principles of osseointegration.
Module 3: Friday – Sunday, November 10 – 12, 2023
- Pre-surgical prosthetic planning and work-up sequence of implant candidates.
- Treatment planning.
- Review of current implant modalities – systems, configurations, surface treatments and enhancements.
- Why are there several implant systems?
- Biomaterials and biomechanics.
Module 4: Friday – Sunday, December 1 – 3, 2023
- Oral and maxillofacial radiology for the implant patient.
- Diagnostic radiographs – periapical, panoramic radiographs CBCT scans, tomograms.
- Computerized interpretation of radiographic imaging.
Module 5: Friday – Sunday, January 26 – 28, 2024
- Basics of implant surgery.
- Flap design and wound healing.
- Demonstration of placement of endosseous implants.
Module 6: Friday – Sunday, February 23 – 25, 2024
- Live surgery: Placement of implants by participants under close faculty supervision in the dental school clinic.
Module 7: Friday – Sunday, March 8 – 10, 2024
- Definitive restorative phase.
- Fabrication of provisional prosthesis and providing template for the final restoration.
- Prosthodontic protocols – pre-surgical, provisional and definitive.
Module 8: Friday – Sunday, April 12 – 14, 2024
- Advanced implant surgeries including bone grafting.
- Fundamentals of sinus graft, symphyseal grafts, ramus grafts
- Extra oral grafting.
- Implant periodontics and esthetics.
- Advanced implantology – immediate loading principles and techniques.
Module 9: Friday – Sunday, May 3 – 5, 2024
- Long-term validation of principles and techniques – predictable implant sequencing.
- Advanced restorative and esthetic strategies in implant dentistry.
- Computerized approaches to total rehabilitation utilizing CAD/CAM technology and surgical navigation.
- Identifying failures and managing complications.
Module 10: Friday – Sunday, May 31 – June 2, 2024
- Pathophysiology of implant failures – mechanical, biological, chemical and surgical.
- Presenting cases and patient management in implant dentistry: marketing the implant practice.
- Medico-legal considerations.
- Preparation for the Associate Fellow/Fellow exams of the AAID.