Dennis Tarnow, D.D.S.

Controversies and Innovations in Implants and Esthetic Dentistry:
What we know, What we think we know and What we still don't know

July 29 - August 1, 2021
  • Controversies and Innovations in Implants and Esthetic Dentistry
    Dennis Tarnow, D.D.S.
  • Interdisciplinary Dental Education Academy - IDEA
    July 29 - August 1, 2021
    San Francisco Bay Area
    CE Credits: 36
Only 2 Seats Left!

This highly personalized course will provide the most comprehensive summary and updates in implant dentistry. Great emphasis will be placed on esthetic outcomes along with the biological approach to treatment. The interplay between the surgical and restorative aspects of implants will be emphasized throughout the course.

  • The latest concepts for implant design – from the abutment connection to the tip of the implant. Surface texture – what is the best for integration to be maximized?
  • Periodontal considerations around implants
  • Esthetics and implants – Management of esthetic problem cases
  • Multidisciplinary management of the most difficult esthetic failure cases
  • All on four controversy / All on 4, 5, or 6 – the pros and cons of this treatment
  • Sinus lifts. Socket management. Surgical graft materials. Membranes. Growth factors – are they vital to the outcomes in short and long term?
  • Placement of implants – when, into healed ridges, immediate or delayed sockets?
  • Socket Shield Therapy and PET (Partial Extraction Therapy) – what are the potential benefits and shortcomings of this new technique
  • Loading protocols – full arch cases, partially edentulous cases, and for single teeth
  • Temporization – before and after implant placement
  • Treatment of failing implants – how to achieve success – limitations
  • Use of wide body implants – use of narrow implants
  • Osseodensification burs and their use for vertical sinus lifts
  • Osseodensification burs and their use for vertical sinus lifts
  • The Co-Axial implant – use to avoid cement problems
  • 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
  • Serial extraction case – How to simplify treatment for the most complicated cases
  • How to avoid removable partials and dentures in treatment planning using innovative fixed temporization techniques
  • Intense hands-on training
  • Training directly from world leading instructors
  • Small group size with a maximum of 16 participants, one-on-one mentoring
  • All honoraria are paid by IDEA: no corporate influence or manufacturer representatives on campus
  • State-of-the-art, simulation laboratory including a surgical microscope at each work station
  • Networking with like-minded professionals from around the world
  • Bring your own cases. Discuss techniques and issues relevant to your practice
  • Hotel accommodations, beginning the night prior to the course and ending the morning after the course
  • Local transportation between the San Francisco International Airport (SFO), IDEA’s partner hotel and the IDEA facility
  • Meals: IDEA’s in-house chef serves breakfast and lunch 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

Discover a new World of Dental Education

Course Tuition - All Inclusive Course Package
$ 9,980 "Hotel" Option
$ 9,380 "No Hotel" Option


Only 2 Seats Left!
Contact us toll free 1‑866‑700‑4332 or +1‑650‑578‑9495, email

Interdisciplinary Dental Education Academy - IDEA · 1291 E. Hillsdale Blvd., Suite 123, Foster City, CA 94404, USA · Toll Free 1-866-700-4332, +1-650-578-9495 ·

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