Pierpaolo Cortellini
  Didier Dietschi
  Ken Hovden
  Fouad Khoury
  Charles Khoury
  Heike Kraemer
  Robert Lamb
  Pascal Magne
  Snjezana Pohl
  Sadao Sato
  Luis H. Schlichting
  Dennis Tarnow
  John West
  Jordan West
  Giovanni Zucchelli
  Otto Zuhr

Replicating Nature with Implants

October 4 - 5, 2013

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Otto Prandtner, M.D.T.
Curriculum Vitae
Reasons to join this course: 


This diverse hands-on course combines the most current protocols for creating life-like implant abutments and implant supported restorations with the fundamentals of esthetics. Emphasis will also be given to implant planning and technical solutions from simple to complex cases, as well as for compromised implant situations.


Participants will learn

»    Clinically relevant information for tooth and implant supported restorations

»    Fabricate a central implant incisor with a complex build-up

»    Advanced techniques for esthetic and functional implant restorations

»    Implant planning, surgical guides and solutions for compromised cases


The benefit for you

»    Receive clear mentoring and guidelines on your specific questions

»    Raise your implant skills in a short amount of time

»    Return to your laboratory more enthusiastic and competent


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Explore, enjoy and take out of this course

»    Correct Implant planning through backward planning customize

»    Analyze the implant/abutment interface - create the emergence profile

»    When and how to use gingiva-former and individual impression-post

»    Design a wax-up that will serve as a diagnostic esthetic guide

»    Abutments with tooth-specific contours for site-specific needs

»    Shape surface texture and luster to match surrounding dentition

»    Surgical guide - planning and realization

»    Optimizing the laboratory-practice junction

»    Trouble shooting for compromised cases


Discover a new world of dental education


“My goal was to extend my knowledge in implant dentistry. Otto Prandtner exceeded my expectations. I could upgrade my understanding for implant restorations tremendously. The IDEA facility, its cutting edge and the staff are certainly leaders in continuing dental education.”

William Stackert, Santa Rosa, CA


“Success is never accomplished alone.  IDEA helps you get there in a safe, warm and friendly environment. Thank you Dr. Lamb for building the foundation for us to grow.”

Andrea Hegedus, Dental Technician, Muskegon, MI

Course Package includes:
  • Exciting Course Days
    World renowned instructors. The best in their field.
    Small groups. One-on-one mentoring.

    Intense hands-on training.
    Bring your own cases. Discuss techniques and issues relevant to your practice.
    Networking with like-minded professionals from around the world.
    Independent. All
     honorariums are paid by IDEA.
  • Advanced Course Materials
    State-of-the-art facility that sets the standard. Equipment, instruments, course supplies, and hand-outs.
  • Transportation
    Local transportation between the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and IDEA's partner hotel, and between the partner hotel and the IDEA facility.
  • Hotel
    Accommodations at the partner hotel, beginning the night prior to the course and ending the morning after the course. An additional guest can stay for free with you in the hotel.
  • Meals
    IDEA’s in-house chef serves breakfast and lunch, daily freshly prepared. You will also enjoy the "Graduation Ceremony" and a "Celebration" Dinner on the last evening of the course. 

All Inclusive
Course Package:

$ 2,480  “No Hotel” Option
$ 2,780  "Hotel" Option

CE Credits: