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6-Days Live Patient Surgical Externship
"You have the knowledge, now get the experience."
January 23-28, 2017 (Level I & II Program) Sold out
February 27-March 4, 2017 (All-on-Four® Program) Sold out
March 20-25, 2017 (Level I & II Program) Sold out
April 10-15, 2017 (Level I & II Program) Sold out
May 22-27, 2017 (All-on-Four® Program) Sold out
June 5-10, 2017 (Level I & II Program) Sold out
August 21-26, 2017 (Level I & II Program) Sold out
September 18-23, 2017 (All-on-Four® Program)
October 2-7, 2017 (Level I & II Program) Sold out
December 4-9, 2017 (All-on-Four® Program)
November 6-11, 2017 (Level I & II Program) Sold out
January 8-13, 2018 (Level I)
January 22-27, 2018 (Level I & II Program)
February 5-10, 2018 (Level I)
April 9-14, 2018 (All-on-Four® Program)
May 7-12, 2018 (Level I & II Program)
June 18-23, 2018 (Level I)
July 30-August 4, 2018 (Trefoil Program)
August 20-25, 2018 (Level I & II Program)
September 10-15, 2018 (All-on-Four® Program)
October 8-13, 2018 (Level I & II Program)
November 5-10, 2018 (Level I)
December 10-15, 2018 (All-on-Four® Program)
- Implement step-by-step implant surgical protocols on live patients under the direction of Dr. Louie Al-Faraje and staff.
LEVEL I - BASIC TO ADVANCED IMPLANT SURGERY- CURRICULUM
- Each doctor will place surgically 10-15 implants
LEVEL II - ADVANCED BONE GRAFTING PROCEDURES - CURRICULUMEach doctor will perform 4-5 surgeries and assist his or her partner with his or her four surgeries. So each doctor is exposed to 8-10 advanced implant/bone grafting surgical procedures.
The surgeries will be selected from the following procedures:
- Sinus lifting through the lateral window
- Sinus lifting through the osteotomy site
- Maxillary Alveolar ridge expansion using split-cortical technique
- Mandibular Alveolar ridge expansion using Pedicled Sandwich Plasty (PSP)
- Connective tissue graft
- Block graft
- And just like level I, level II participants will work on their flapping techniques, suturing techniques and will preform multiple alveoloplasty procedures.
- Lecture material and surgical DVDs are provided for level II participants before the program to enhance the learning experience
All-on-4® and Full Arch Immediate Loading Course Curriculum
This 6 days comprehensive All-on-4® and Full Arch Immediate Loading LIVE patient program covers the treatment planning, the surgical, the prosthetic and the laboratory phases of the full arch immediate load prostheses for edentulous patients and those with terminal dentition.
- Evidence-based proven protocols for the proper treatment planning for the full-arch immediate loading including treatment planning for All-on-4®
Trefoil Live Patient Surgical Program
A brand-new approach
Trefoil is a new solution for the edentulous mandible from Nobel Biocare. With Trefoil, a fixed, definitive, full-arch restoration is possible on the day of surgery. This is thanks to a revolutionary prefabricated, passively fitting framework on three implants and a cost-effective restorative workflow.The feedback from the clinicians involved in Trefoil has been extremely positive.
The Trefoil treatment option for the edentulous mandible embodies the Nobel Biocare objective, “to treat more patients better,” by offering a reduction in cost using a simplified clinical work flow, a standardized prefabricated framework, and minimized componentry that reduces treatment time.
The Trefoil concept was conceived and developed to extend the benefits of osseointegration to a new patient population. The Trefoil concept is not intended to replace any of the current edentulous solutions presently available, but offers a more affordable premium alternative for an entirely new patient population instead. Appropriate clinical treatment should involve patient-specific planning. This concept is consistent with the “philosophy of osseointegration” and our common healthcare goal of addressing the needs of the many.
48 CE Credit
Program includes:. All Materials and Implants,
. Certificate of attendance
. 48 CE Continuing education credit
. Course manual
. Transportation from San Diego to the CII institute in Baja Mexico and back
. Special product discounts
. Continental breakfasts, lunches and dinners
Dr. Louie Al-Faraje literally defined and authored the art of Oral Implantology. As a leading authority, he created many classifications and techniques, the standards by which oral implantology surgical procedures can be successfully performed. His name has become synonymous with results-oriented oral implantology treatments around the world.
A highly experienced clinician, educator and innovator, Dr. Louie Al-Faraje is continually advancing the protocols for oral implantology surgical treatments. His California Implant Institute in San Diego, California utilizes today’s most innovative and effective clinical solutions to create and maintain optimal oral health using dental implants and bone grafting procedures.
Additionally, he is a board-certified, practicing oral implantologist in San Diego California, as well as an author and educator, who presented hundreds of lectures and trained hundreds of dentists throughout the world.
Dr. Louie Al-Faraje received his medical education at Kiev Medical School/ faculty of Stomatology and followed by postdoctoral training at Loma Linda University in California.
He is the author of a bestseller textbook “Surgical Complications in Oral Implantology” published by Quintessence 2011 and available in 7 languages, “Oral Implantology Surgical Procedures Checklist” Quintessence 2012, “Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy for Oral Implantology” Quintessence 2013 and is on the editorial board of the journal of Oral Implantology (JOI).
Dr. Mamaly Reshad
Mamaly Reshad is a Prosthodontist and the former Section Chair for Fixed Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at the University of Southern California (USC). He qualified as a dentist in 1993 from Kings College, London University. He completed his Master’s in Conservative Dentistry with Distinction at the Eastman Dental Institute. He obtained his training in advanced Prosthodontics at USC. He has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals and textbooks on various topics related to Prosthodontics, Aesthetics, and Implant Dentistry. Dr. Reshad is currently on the editorial board on various journals including the journal of Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry. He is an honorary clinical teacher at the Eastman Dental Institute, London University. He maintains privates office in Woodland Hills California and London, England.
Dr. John Pitts
Dr John Pitts is a 1993 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. He is a past chairman for continuing Dental education for his state Dental Association and the American College of dentists and International College of dentist, as well as a regional president for Arkansas.
He is the president of the Arkansas state Dental Association for 2018. He holds fellowships in the International College of dentists, American College of dentists, Pierre Fouchard, and California implant Institute.
Dr. Barry Hillam
Dr. Barry Hillam graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 2004. He entered private practice in Provo, Utah, where he made implants, bone grafting, and connective tissue grafting a regular part of his practice. Since that time he has lectured and written on topics including comprehensive treatment planning, implant implementation, implant prosthetics, connective tissue grafting, dental photography, and personal productivity.
He also enjoys teaching oral implantology and holds licenses in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, and Utah.
Dr. Eric Appelin
Dr. Appelin received his DMD from Tufts University and completed a General Practice Residency at the Malcom Randal V.A. Medical Center in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Appelin went on to earn his Postdoctoral Certificate in Endodontics from New York University. He is currently Board Eligible with the American Academy of Endodontics. He is proficient in all areas of endodontics, microsurgical technique as well as surgical tooth extraction, bone grafting, site preservation for implant restorations and surgical implant placement. Dr. Appelin is also CBCT Level one certified by the AAOMR and a fellow of the California Implant Institute.
Dr. Steve Hurst
Dr. Steve Hurst is a 1993 graduate of UCLA School of Dentistry and a Fellow of the California Implant Institute. He maintains his practice in San Diego emphasizing dental implant placement and restorations. Dr. Hurst coordinates few aspects of the California Implant Institute’s Live patient externship program.
Dr. Chad Slocum
Dr. Chad Slocum graduated from the University of Washington School of Dentistry in 1998. He then continued his education by completing a one year General Practice Residency program at the University of Washington Medical Center in 1999. Dr. Slocum maintains his private practice in Mill Creek, Washington with an emphasis on implant surgery, bone grafting, and complex restorative care. He is a Fellow of the California Implant Institute and a Fellow of the ICOI.
Dr. Judd Boehme
Dr. Judd Boehme has been practicing since 2002. Advanced implant therapy, bone grafting and sedation techniques are an everyday part of his practice. Dr. Boehme’s patients include judges, congressmen, celebrities and local sports teams. He writes and lectures on dental procedures and the mouth-body-connection. Dr. Boehme maintains licenses in Nevada, California and Missouri.
California Implant Institute is proudly sponsored by Nobel Biocare. All implants used in the Live Patient Surgical Externship Programs are made by Nobel Biocare