Implants for the General Dentist

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Implants for the General Dentist

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Participation and Tuition Options:

Surgical and Restorative Hands-on: $5,500
Restorative Only Hands-on: $4,000

***Online registration is not available for this event. Please contact us 503-228-6266 or email us at for registration information.***


Dr. Brad McAllister
Dr. Thomas Eshraghi

Date and Location:

Saturday, Oct 22, 2016: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, Dec 03, 2016: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, Jan 07, 2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, Feb 04, 2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, Mar 04, 2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

OHSU Continuing Dental Education Dept.
2730 SW Moody Avenue Portland, OR 97201

CE Credit:

42 Participation Credit Hours


Course Overview:

This study club will cover both the didactic and clinical aspects of surgical implant placement and implant restoration. Hands on training with live patients will support your learning. Subjects to be covered include: treatment planning, surgical guides, risk/complications, radiographic analysis (CBCT, Pano, PA), surgical anatomy, implant surfaces/designs, custom abutments, provisionals, digital impressions and digital laboratory workflow. Other topics that will be covered are flap design, suturing, extractions, implant placement, guided surgery, bone grafting, soft tissue grafting, peri-implantitis and implant maintenance. Assistant training will be available for certain aspects of the study club. Hands on model training and surgery on your own patients will be available for both the restorative and surgical phases of implant dentistry.

*Second year participants are invited to participate in the clinical portion of the course and may also join lectures of interest. Lab Technicians will be present at every session thanks to Davis Dental Laboratory. Ace Surgical and Nobel Biocare will be sponsors for the course**.

**Please note that the armamentarium is not included in the tuition but will be offered at a discounted rate.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn implant treatment planning and appropriate case selection with an emphasis on learning the risks and potential complications of implant dentistry
  • Improve participants’ clinical skills in the surgical placement and restoration of implants
  • Dental assistants will improve their understanding of implant components, surgical assisting skills and temporization

About the Clinicians:

Dr. McAllister received his DDS from the University of Washington and completed his periodontal specialty training and PhD in San Antonio at the University of Texas.  He is both a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He is also a Fellow of the International Team of Implantologists.  He is currently a part time faculty member in the Department of Periodontology at the Oregon Health Sciences University.   Dr. McAllister’s research for the past 25 years has focused on bone grafting for implant reconstruction, wound healing and innovative implant designs.  He has published over 30 manuscripts and book chapters in these areas of research.

Dr. Eshraghi received his Bachelor of Science degree from Portland State University in 2002, and both his DDM and Specialty Certificate in Periodontics from Oregon Health and Science University in 2006 and 2009 respectively. Dr. Eshraghi is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and maintains private practices in Beaverton and Tualatin, OR. He remains affiliated with OHSU as an assistant professor and actively teaches advanced surgical skills including implant placement. He is passionate about teaching and is pioneering the use of advanced computer aided technologies such as CT scans, CAD/ CAM guided surgery and 3D printing into the practice of periodontics. 

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