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

Aesthetic Analysis, Diagnosis, Treatment Planning, and Failure Management of Tooth and Implant Supported Restorations

October 11 - 14, 2013

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Stephen Chu,
D.M.D., M.S.D., C.D.T., M.D.T.

Curriculum Vitae
Reasons to join this course: 


This diverse hands-on program focuses on the state-of-the-art prosthetic treatment of tooth and implant supported restorations. The different techniques for treatment in the esthetic zone, from simple to complex cases, are the red line in this course and will be presented using scientific evidence and clinical experience.


Participants will learn

»    More predictable forms of therapy with minimally invasive protocols

»    Dental and gingival discrepancies: diagnosis and treatment planning

»    Interdisciplinary treatment solutions vs a prosthetic solution alone

»    Avoiding and managing esthetic implant failures

»    Materials selection and color analyses


The benefit for you

»    Learn to decide the best choice of treatment for the most predictable outcome

»    Receive one-on-one mentoring and clear guidelines for your specific questions

»    Return to your practice more enthusiastic and confident


Raise your tooth and implant prosthetics to the highest level.


Explore, enjoy and take this course

»    Biometric Microesthetic Determinants for teeth and implants

»    Delayed vs. immediate single tooth anterior implant placement

»    Potential for hard and soft tissue correction around anterior implants

»    When and how adjunctive orthodontic therapy should be employed

»    When and how a prosthetic restorative solution is the best treatment plan option

»    Loss of the interdental tissues - iatrogenic dentistry vs. disease processes


Discover a new world of dental education


“Steve is a highly knowledgeable and talented clinician and educator. He is not only very resourceful and approachable, but also his personality just feels like your brother who has a lot of love for dentistry and you. Great course!”

Jack Chiang, General Practitioner, Pullman, WA


“Even as a specialist, there was a lot of great information gathered which I can take back and apply in my practice. Great course, happy to be here.”

Stacy Moffenbier, Periodontist, Omaha, NE

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 a "Welcome" Reception and "Networking" Dinner on the first evening and the Graduation Ceremony and "Celebration" Dinner on the last evening of the course. 

All Inclusive
Course Package:

$ 7,880  "No Hotel" Option
$ 8,380  "Hotel" Option

CE Credits: