Implants for the General Dentist

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Implants for the General Dentist

from 3,000.00


Level 1 Hands-On Surgical: $5,900.00

Level 1 Hands-On Restorative or Observer: $3,000.00

Level II Hands-On Surgical and Restorative: $4,500.00 

Level II Observer: $2200

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*Only those who have attended Level I with the study club may enter as  Level II participant..

*Please note that the armamentarium and implant systems are not included in the tuition but will be offered through our sponsors at a discounted rate.


Drs. Thomas Eshraghi and Brad McAllister 

Date and Location:

Saturday, Oct 13, 2018: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, Nov 17, 2018: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, Dec 01, 2018: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, Jan 05, 2019: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, Feb 09, 2019: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, Mar 09, 2019: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 

OHSU School of Dentistry

2730 SW Moody Ave

Portland, OR 

CE Credit:

56 Participation Hours- Level I

Completion of all seven sessions meets the Mastership Award 46-credit requirement for “690-Implants”.

Course Overview:

This study club will cover both the didactic and clinical aspects of surgical implant placement and restoration. This is an ongoing study club designed for participants to develop their skills over time and progress at a rate that is tailored to their needs. Some participants will choose to focus more on treatment planning and restorative procedures with a slower entry into surgical procedures. Some will enter into surgical procedures after the first few sessions. This interactive course will include detailed lectures, hands on surgical activities, implant protocol review, case presentations and live patient treatments. 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. Specific surgical topics that will be covered are flap design, suturing, extractions, implant placement, guided surgery, bone grafting, soft tissue grafting, peri-implantitis and implant maintenance. This course also includes assistant surgical training, hygienist perio maintenance training, CBCT software training and review of consents and post-operative instructions.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn implant treatment planning and appropriate case selection with an emphasis on 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 Clinician:

Dr. Eshraghi received his Bachelor of Science degree from Portland State University in 2002, and both his DMD 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.

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.

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