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2016-2017 The New Dental Implant Continuum: Module V, Lecture, Lab, & Live Patient Observation Only

Texas A&M College of Dentistry

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

2016-2017 The New Dental Implant Continuum:  Module V,...

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Dentists, Limited to 5-attendees Apr 27, 2017 $1,200.00 $0.00
Staff-$450/module-let us know which module   more info Apr 27, 2017 $450.00 $0.00

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The New Dental Implant Continuum

Module V-Final Restorations
Restorative Module with Delivery of Final Implant Restorations
Lecture, Lab, Tour of Straumann Lab,


Course Summary

This is the final module for the dental implant continuum which began in September 2016.  Attendees placed implants in October and November and will be delivering the final restorations during this commencement module.  Join us to learn about the restorations of dental implant and learn about how surgical planning impacts the final restorative outcome.  This module brings the entire implant treatment full circle from surgical planning to final restoration.

continuum 1The New Dental Implant Continuum offers a comprehensive educational experience for the dental practitioner interested in learning to surgically place and restore dental implants. With many educational choices to select from, this program is unique in many facets, providing a solid basic science understanding of the biology of osseointegration and using this understanding to achieve clinical success in practice.

Take your dental implant skills to the next level and empower your practice to provide exceptional dental implant care for your patients. With the number of fully and partially edentulous patients on the rise in the years to come, your educational experience with the Baylor faculty and  faculty/private practice skilled surgical and restorative team leaders will help enhance your clinical skills and steer you along the pathway to clinical success.

This course offers lectures and clinical observation as attendees surgically place dental implants on their patients.   This is an exciting time in implant dentistry for all doctors.

Course Overview

  • 3 days of lectures and clinical observation
  • 24 hours of CE
  • 2:1 Attendee/faculty ratio - exceptional one to one instruction
  • Limited to 5 attendees

Module V: Restorative Module - Lecture, Lab, Tour Straumann Digital Lab, Clinical Observation
April 27-29, 2017 Thursday - Saturday - 3 days

module 2Observe the  final delivery of all dental implants on patients during Module 2 and Module 3.  Patients are returning for their final restorations.  Lectures include review of overdenture techniques with a hands-on laboratory session, occlusion and final delivery of implant restorations, and osstell implant stability measurements.

Course Presenters:

Dr. WilsonTom Wilson DDS, MS: Surgical Team Leader

Dr. Thomas G. Wilson received his DDS degree from the University of Tennessee School of Dentistry in 1971 and his Certificate in Periodontics in 1974 from the University of Washington. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and serves as a Clinical Associate Professor at Baylor College of Dentistry and UTHSC-San Antonio. He has lectured extensively on an international level, is the author of numerous journal articles and textbooks, and is a recognized expert in the field of implant surgical placement.

Dr. HarrelDr. Stephen Harrel, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology is currently an Adjunct Professor of Periodontology at Baylor College of Dentistry and President of Texas Medical and Dental Designs LLC. He is a 1972 graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry and received a certification in Periodontics from University of Oregon Dental School. Dr. Harrel has taught in the Graduate Periodontics program for over 35 years. He is the head of the clinical occlusion clinic.

Dr. PopeDr. Jeff Pope, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Southern Methodist University in 2005, his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2009, and his Master of Science i in Oral Biology and Certificate in Periodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2012.In addition to maintaining a private practice limited to periodontics, minimally invasive surgery, and implant dentistry, Dr. Pope is a also a clinical adjunct professor at Baylor College of Dentistry teaching implant placement and bone augmentation procedures to post-doctoral residents.

Dr. SpeerDr. Aline Speer, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology maintains a private practice limited to periodontics and dental implants in Dallas, TX. She graduated summa cum laude and class valedictorian from dental school and obtained her Periodontology Certificate and Master of Sciences Degree at The University of Texas, School of Dentistry at Houston, TX. She currently serves as a clinical assistant professor and director of the “Implant Concepts and Techniques, Surgical Placement” course with the Restorative Sciences Department at Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry, in Dallas, TX.

Dr. StewartDr. John-Michael Stewart, Diplomate of the American Board of OMS went to Boston University’s School of Dental Medicine, graduating magna cum laude in 1998. His interest in oral and maxillofacial surgery led him back to Dallas for residency. He completed specialty training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Parkland Memorial Hospital, in 2004. During this time, he received a medical degree from U.T. Southwestern Medical School, in 2002. He opened his practice at Hillcrest and Northwest Highway July 2, 2012. He has been elected as a Fellow in the International Team of Implantology, offering him the opportunity of lecturing at study clubs and with colleagues on the subject of dental implants and various other subjects concerning oral health.

Dr. ValderramaDr. Pilar Valderrama, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology having graduated in 2010 from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Investigation from the UTHSCSA in 2006. She received her dental degree from the School of Dentistry at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in 1988. Dr. Valderrama’s experience includes having worked in dental education and within the research field. She worked as an Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Dentistry and actually teaches at the AEGD Residency Program at the VA in Temple, Texas. She practices in Dallas at North Dallas Dental Health.

Dr. HigginbottomFrank Higginbottom DDS: Restorative Team Leader

Dr. Frank L. Higginbottom earned his B.S. degree from the University of Oklahoma. He continued his studies at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. He graduated with honors in 1971, winning the silver medal for Academic and Clinical Excellence, and is actively involved in clinical dental education and research. He lectures nationally and internationally on Esthetic Dentistry and Dental Implants. He holds faculty positions at two Texas dental schools. At Baylor College of Dentistry, he is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Departments of Oral Surgery and Prosthodontics. He has made a commitment to work with dental residents in Baylor's clinic and is on the faculty at University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Higginbottom has participated in clinical research projects and has had numerous articles published in the dental literature.

Dr. BaumannDr. Todd Baumann, Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontist graduated from Baylor College of Dentistry in 2002 and completed a residency in Prosthodontics in 2005. He has a private practice in Dallas, Texas treating patients with esthetic, restorative and implant dental needs. He is an Associate Professor in Restorative Sciences in the Graduate Prosthodontics program at Baylor. He has been a faculty member for 10 years, teaching in the resident clinic and active with resident research projects. He is a member of the ITI and the Academy of Osseointegration. He also serves on the board of the Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry and active member in the International Academy of Gnathology. He was recently inducted as a fellow of the American College of Dentists.

Dr. DerksenDr. Rich Derksen, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists graduated from Boston University’s School of Dental Medicine in 2009. Upon graduation he entered Baylor College of Dentistry’s Prosthodontic Residency which he completed in 2012. After residency training, Dr. Derksen entered private practice focusing on esthetic, restorative and implant dentistry. For two years following residency, he held an associate clinical faculty position at Baylor in the Department of Restorative Sciences working with the 3rd year dental students and currently remains a volunteer to the department.

Dr. KontogiorgosDr. Elias Kontogiorgos, Diplomate American Board of Prosthodontists is the Director of Implant Dentistry at Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas TX. Since 2005 Dr. Kontogiorgos held a part-time teaching position in the Department of Restorative Sciences at Baylor and in 2010 he joined as a full-time faculty. Dr. Kontogiorgos is practicing in the Dallas Metroplex as a part-time associate since 2008. Dr. Kontogiorgos graduated from the School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece. In 2008 he graduated from the Prosthodontic Residency Program at Baylor College of Dentistry. In 2010 he completed the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Sciences from the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University.

Dr. SonesDr. Amerian Sones, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists is a 1979 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and was in the United States Public Health Service from 1979-1981, serving at the USPHS Papago Indian Reservation as the Chief Dental Officer. In 1981, UCLA School of Dentistry accepted Dr. Sones for postgraduate prosthodontics which she completed in 1983 and continued to complete a postgraduate residency in maxillofacial prosthodontics at UCLA in 1984. She accepted a faculty position at UCLA School of Dentistry in the Department of Removable Prosthodontics in 1984 and served as chairperson of the sophomore complete denture course from 1984 to1987. In 1987, Dr. Sones began her career in private specialty practice with an emphasis on prosthodontics and dental implant treatment.

Dr. WoodyDr. Ronald Woody, Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists is Professor Emeritus of Restorative Sciences and past Director of the Graduate Prosthodontic Residency Program and Director of the Implant Dentistry Program at Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. For the past 29 years Dr Woody has been a Tenured Professor and Director of Graduate Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry at Baylor College of Dentistry.He is past President of the specialty organization, the American College of Prosthodontists and the American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation. He is a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and a fellow of the American and International College of Dentists and a fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI).

Course Information:


  • Module V, April 27-29, 2017  3 days


8:00 am - 8:30 am – Registration
8:30 am - 5:00 pm – Presentation/Lecture/Clinic/Laboratory

Location: Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry, 6th Floor AEGD Clinic

Prerequisites: Interest in surgical and restorative aspect of dental implant treatment options.  This is a great course for the practitioner interested in beginning to provide implant surgery in the office.

Credit: 24 hours lecture/clinical observation

Course Fee: $1200 Dentists; $450 RDH or Aux. Tuition must be paid in full by April 20, 2017 to participate.

AGD Codes: 742: Medical Health History/Factor, 695 Implant Restorative, 696 Implant Surgical Stent, 697 Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, 698 Implant Materials, 704 Implant Placement Surgery, 318 Bone Grafting and GTR Surgery, 693 Implant Maintenance

Continental breakfast and lunch provided each course day

Course Topics and Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to understand and perform the following:

  • Detailed discussion of pertinent clinical and radiographic anatomy
  • Prepare radiographic guide based on CBCT review
  • Anesthesia issues, instrumentation and understanding of proper sterile technique
  • Basic surgical procedures explained and demonstrated
  • Surgical and prosthodontic considerations including incision design, fixture and abutment selection, occlusal considerations and force transmission
  • Surgical guide template design and construction, hands-on
  • Surgical hands-on laboratory experience, socket preservation and use of grafting materials and membranes
  • Discussion of treatment of the partially and fully edentulous patient
  • Actual clinical placement of dental implants in patients
  • Actual restoration of the implant you place for assessment of final outcomes of all cases

Straumann logo - Sponsor

This event is sponsored by Straumann Implants. Sponsorship is provided for educational expenses related to this continuing education program.

Straumann is a leading provider of solutions in implant dentistry and dental tissue regeneration. Our mission is to enable dental professionals to restore their patients’ oral function and esthetics through effective, reliable, and safe treatment methods.

TAMBCD Office of CE Registration Information, Certifications & Cancellation/Refund policy:

Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider.

QUESTIONS: Please feel free to call us at 1-214-828-8238. For quickly response please email your questions through the online registration website

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Cancellations must be submitted in writing, signed, and dated when received at Texas A&M University. If cancellations are made 60 days before the start of the program registration will be refunded. However if cancellation is made 30 days or less, the tuition will be credited toward a future course or 75% of the registration will be refunded.

Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at Continuing education credits issued for participation in the CE activity may not apply toward license renewal in all states/provinces. It is the responsibility of each participant to verify the requirements of his/her state/provincial licensing board(s).

CONFIRMATIONS: Will be sent by e-mailto the official email address provided by the attendee to the registration website. Exact email is necessary

REGISTRATION CANCELLATION: Tuition is refundable if a course is canceled by the Office of CE. A $50 fee will be assessed for any course cancellation. All payments by check or cash are deposited into the Texas A&M account and CANNOT be refunded. “No Shows” for a course forfeit all tuition. Confirm notification of cancellation by e-mail.The CE Office cannot be held responsible for a non-refundable airline ticket.

Have questions about 2016-2017 The New Dental Implant Continuum: Module V, Lecture, Lab, & Live Patient Observation Only? Contact Texas A&M College of Dentistry

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Texas A&M University College of Dentistry
3302 Gaston Ave
Dallas, TX 75246

Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

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As a distinguished resource for dental education in Texas for more than 100 years, Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas is dedicated to combining higher education and research with community service.

The college opened its doors in 1905, was affiliated with Baylor University from 1918 to 1971 and spent the next 25 years as an independent, private institution.

In 1996, the College of Dentistry entered an entirely new era as a member of The Texas A&M University System. In 1999, the college became a founding component of the Texas A&M Health Science Center.

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