Questions and Answers

What makes IDEA unique?

  • World’s best instructors
  • Small group size – only 16 participants
  • State-of-the-art facility

IDEA offers the highest standard in continuing dental education. Our goal is to empower you and drive your practice forward. The IDEA experience will forever change the way you practice.

Grow with the Leading Academy. IDEA.

  • Full days of education
    Maximum of 16 participants per course!
    Personal interaction with the lecturer
    Meeting other professionals in your discipline
    Discuss cases, techniques, and issues relevant to your practice.
    All honorariums are paid by IDEA. Just “Pure” Teaching
  • All course materials
    Instruments, equipment, lab supplies, course supplies, hand-outs
  • Transportation
    Transportation to and from the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and the IDEA partner hotel, and to and from the partner hotel and IDEA.
  • Hotel
    Double room hotel accommodation at the IDEA partner hotel, beginning on the night prior to your course start date, with check out on the day after your course ends (for example a 4 day course has 5 hotel nights). And, an additional guest can stay for free with you in the hotel.
  • Meals
    IDEA’s Chef serves breakfast, lunch and snacks at IDEA daily. You will also enjoy two dinners with hors d’oeuvres and wine – a welcome dinner on the first day and a celebration dinner on the last day of the course.
  • Business center
    Wireless internet access, internet accessible computer, domestic as well as international phone, fax, and printer.

What we do, we do best. IDEA.

IDEA training programs are comprehensive. Therefore, only a few things are NOT included in your course package.

  • Airfare
  • Transportation to and from airports other than San Francisco Airport (SFO)
  • Minibar, phone calls, incidentals, etc. at the hotel

We Exceed Expectations. IDEA.

Register online
Select your course and click on the registration button. The sign up process is easy and our system will guide you.

Please call us
Phone: +1-650-578-9495
Toll free: 1-866-700-4332
Our dedicated team will gladly register you.

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Discover a new world of advanced dental education. IDEA.

We recommend registering soon. Due to our small class size and exceptional faculty, IDEA courses fill up fast. Many courses are sold out several months in advance.

To reserve your course seat, you will need to pay a $750 deposit.

If you would have to reschedule the course, cancellation or course transfer is possible, according to our Terms and Conditions.

Click here to read the complete terms and conditions.

Dental Playground – IDEA.

To reserve your course seat, $750 deposit is required upon registration.

A registration is considered complete when the deposit payment is received by IDEA either by check, bank transfer or through our accepted credit cards, which are MasterCard or Visa.

Click here to read the complete terms and conditions.

Registration

To reserve your course seat, a $750 deposit is required upon registration.

Payment Schedule

Six months prior to the course, a second payment of $3,900 is required.

The payment of the remaining balance is due four months prior to the beginning of the course.

When you sign up with a credit card, your second and final payments will automatically be billed to your credit card provided upon registration. Please notify us if you would like to provide another credit card for the remaining of the payments.

A payment is considered complete when the payment is received by IDEA either by check, money transfer or in the form of a credit card payment (MasterCard or Visa).

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MasterCard and Visa

The IDEA experience will forever change the way you practice.

You can transfer your course seat to another course up to six months prior to your course without incurring any fees.

Between four and six months prior to the course, the seat can be transferred to another course with the payment of an administrative fee of $250. 120 days prior to the course only name transfers are possible.

All course transfers are subject to space availability. The price of the newly selected course will be applied. A course transfer is possible only one time.

Click here to read the complete terms and conditions.

Discover a new world of advanced dental education. IDEA.

IDEA understands that there are unexpected events in life. Should you have to reschedule your course with a short notice, please contact us as soon as possible so that we can offer the opportunity to another participant.

We believe in Partnership

If IDEA is able to fill your course seat from a waiting list, you can transfer your seat to another course with the payment of an administrative fee of $250. However,120 days prior to the course the course seat cannot be cancelled.

Name transfers are possible at any time. The amount paid towards the course will be transferred to the new participant, and any balance due will be the responsibility of the new participant. Name transfers within 120 days prior to the course will incur a $250 administrative fee.

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Excellence through Passion. IDEA.

Cancellation Policy:

Six months prior to the course, the course seat can be either transferred to another course for free or it can be cancelled. If the course seat is cancelled, the original deposit of $750 will be forfeited.

Between four and six months prior to the course, the seat can be transferred to another course with the payment of an administrative fee of $250. Cancellation is not possible. However, all course transfers are subject to space availability. The price of the newly selected course will be applied. A course transfer is possible only one time.

120 days prior to the course only name transfers are possible. A name transfer can be made at any time prior to the course upon written request from both parties. Any amount paid will be transferred to the new participant and any balance due will be the responsibility of the new participant. Name transfers between 6 to 4 months prior to the course will not incur any fee, within 120 days prior to the course a $250 administrative fee will be charged. If IDEA is able to fill the course from a waiting list, the participant can transfer to another course with the payment of an administrative fee of $250.

All cancellations and changes requested must be sent in writing and must be confirmed by IDEA in writing.

Click here to read the complete terms and conditions.

After you have registered, we will e-mail our “Course and Travel Planner”, the “Course Flyer” and the “Course Agenda” to you within 2 – 3 business days. The “Course and Travel Planner” provides you with important information about:

  • Transportation
  • Hotel
  • Driving directions
  • General information about IDEA

There is not better way to learn. IDEA.

All courses are taught in English. Individual translation would be disruptive to the other participants. However, if you want to come as a group, we can arrange an individual course in the language of your choice.

IDEA cares.

Standard accommodations included in the course package are at the Hotel Pullman San Francisco Bay located in Redwood Shores. The accommodation begins on the night prior to your course start date, and ends with check out on the day after your course ends.

Your hotel ammenities include:


  • Double room, an additional guest stays free
  • Free wireless internet
  • Courtesy shuttle
  • Complimentary 24 hour business center
  • Fitness center
If you wish to extend your stay before or after your IDEA course, we can assist you to get our special rate at the IDEA partner hotel.

IDEA is a playground for Dentistry.

If you do not wish to stay at the IDEA partner Hotel, please check the “No Hotel” option during registration.

Please be aware that by choosing the “No Hotel” option, transportation to and from the San Francisco Airport to the hotel and to and from your hotel to IDEA will NOT be included with your package price, and you will need to provide your own transportation.

You are welcome to bring a guest at no additional charge to stay with you at the hotel. Any additional guests (children, etc.) in the hotel room may result in an additional charge. Please call IDEA for details.

Excellence through Passion. IDEA.

Please plan to arrive on the evening prior to the course start day.
We will start the course day with our Chef serving breakfast at 7:45 am at IDEA.

Plan to depart no earlier than 9:00 pm on the last day of the course. We will end the course with a celebration, which includes hors d’ouevres, wine, dinner, photos with the instructor, and the presentation of course certificates.

Learn, explore, enjoy, live. IDEA.

Relax and enjoy excellent meals and make friends from all over the world. Our aim, for each of our participants, is to turn their course with IDEA into a truly special experience. This includes the cooking skills of our Star Chef.

If you have special dietary needs, please feel free to let us know. We will be happy to accommodate you as long as we have an advance notice. Our menu changes seasonally.

What we do, we do best. IDEA.

If you’d like to get in touch with us, our dedicated team is happy to answer your questions.

Phone
+1-650-578-9495
Toll free: 1-866-700-4332

If you would like to contact us by e-mail,
please use our Contact form

Fax
+1-650-578-9814

Email
info@ideausa.net

Address
1291 East Hillsdale Boulevard, Suite #123
Foster City, CA 94404
U.S.A.

 

We love what we do. IDEA.

Questions stimulate, inform, inspire

Call +1 650 578 9495
or Toll Free 1-866-700-4332 and speak with an IDEA team member or send us an email to info@ideausa.net

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