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Essentials of Implantology and Guided Implant Surgery

Jay B. Reznick, D.M.D., M.D.

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 4:00 PM (EST)

Essentials of Implantology and Guided Implant Surgery

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Day 1: Lecture 7 hours, with 1-hour provided lunch

Day 2: Hands-On 7 hours, with 1-hour provided lunch

Course Capacity: 18 Doctors / 18 Staff members

Doctors are encouraged to bring to this course their staff member who will be primarily responsible for implant cases, as this extremely useful in implementing everything covered in the course into the practice.  


Course Outline:

Dental implant surgery is well within the capabilities of most general dental practitioners. However, most general dentists receive very little education and training in any type of surgery. Surgical specialists are taught that performing surgery is a privilege and has significant responsibilities associated with it. General dentists who teach surgical courses rarely emphasize this, since it was not part of their training. This course aims to educate general dentists in the foundations of surgical principles and dental implant surgery. The understanding of how, why, why not, and what-if are fundamentals of proper surgical training which elevate the implant surgeon to be more than just a technician and to be able to deliver the best care to their patients.

Our curriculum begins with the basics of implantology that every clinician should be familiar with before planning their first implant case. We will then expand into atraumatic tooth extraction and ridge preservation grafting, so that we have ideal ridge anatomy in which to place implants. Using the foundations of the Astra Tech Implant System EV and Cone Beam CT, we will discuss prosthetically-based implant planning and fully-guided implant surgery. We will also learn how to anticipate, avoid, and manage the most common complications that are associated with dental implant surgery.

Day 2 will incorporate extensive hands-on training with the Astra Tech Implant System EV guided surgery system, so that the student is very comfortable with the protocol to make implant placement highly accurate and efficient.


 Course Objectives:

At the conclusion of this course, the student will:

1)   Understand the fundamentals of safe surgery and implantology.

2)   Be familiar with atraumatic extraction techniques and ridge preservation in order to maximize the volume of bone at the implant surgical site.

3)   Understand the potential risks and complications that accompany dental implant surgery, and know how to prevent them, and manage them if the occur.

4)   Know how to use the concept of prosthetically-based implant planning to determine the proper position and orientation of each implant fixture so that ideal prosthetic restoration is achieved.

5)   Become familiar with using CBCT software to plan implant surgery and how to order a surgical guide.

6)   Be knowledgeable about the components and workflow of the Astra Tech Implant System EV fully-guided surgery kit.

7)   Have hands-on experience using the Astra Tech Implant System EV guided surgery kit in order to comfortably place implants accurately and efficiently using custom surgical guides.

8)   Understand which cases are appropriate to do based on the doctor’s training and experience, and which cases are best to do in collaboration with a surgical specialist.


Credit Details: This program half live lecture and half self-participation, designated for 14 hours of CE credit by Online Oral Surgery. AGD Codes: 704 (7 hours) and 719 (7 hours).

Cancelation Policy:  Full refund over 60 days from event minus $25 administrative fee. Refunded 50% 30-60 days from event. No refunds, cancellations, or transfers under 30 days from event. 

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Questions regarding this event? Contact Kerrie Kruse at

Approved PACE Program Provider FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or 
provincal board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. 
09/01/2016 to 08/31/2018. Provider ID# 371806




Have questions about Essentials of Implantology and Guided Implant Surgery ? Contact Jay B. Reznick, D.M.D., M.D.

When & Where

Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel
200 North Ashley Drive
Tampa, FL 33602

Friday, December 15, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 4:00 PM (EST)

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Jay B. Reznick, D.M.D., M.D.

Dr. Reznick is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He received his undergraduate Biology degree from CAL-Berkeley, Dental degree from Tufts University, and his M.D. degree from the University of Southern California. He did his internship in General Surgery at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena and trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at L.A. County- USC Medical Center. 

His special clinical interests are in the areas of facial trauma, jaw and oral pathology, CT guided dental implant surgery, sleep disorders medicine, laser surgery, and jaw deformities. He also has expertise in the integration of digital photography and 3-D imaging in clinical practice. 

He frequently lectures at continuing education meetings, and has published articles in JADA, Journal of the California Dental Association, Oral Surgery-Oral Medicine-Oral Pathology, Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Dentaltown Magazine, CE Digest, CEREC Doctors Magazine, Implant Practice US, CAD/CAM Dentistry, and Gastroenterology. 

Dr. Reznick is one of the founders of, which educates practicing dentists and dental students in basic and advanced oral surgery techniques.  

Dr. Reznick is also a consultant to a number of manufacturers and suppliers of dental and surgical instruments and equipment, including Dentsply Sirona and is on the Editorial Advisory Boards of a number of dental journals.  He is the Director of the Southern California Center for Oral and Facial Surgery in Tarzana, California.   

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