2020 Fundamentals of Basic Implant Placement Mini Residency

UCSF Parnassus Campus

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Learn the basics of single tooth surgical implant placement through restoration. This lecture and sim lab course will take the participant from treatment planning to case preparation. Learn to achieve predictable esthetic and functional outcomes.

Topics will include: head and neck anatomy review, case considerations, surgical guides, restorative techniques, and managing complications. During sim lab module participants will be taught to place implants in a simulated jaw using actual surgical motors and implant surgical systems.

Educational Objectives:

  • Learn to diagnose and case prepare for single implants.
  • Discuss and review grafting techniques.
  • Learn to manage implant complications.
  • Define necessary radiographs and surgical guides for implant treatment preparation.
  • Discuss how to manage post-operative complications.

Intended Audience:
This course is designed for dentists and residents.

February 21 & 22, February 28 & 29

UCSF Parnassus Campus

Co-Course Directors:

  • Jeffory Eaton, DDS
  • Stanley Sun, DDS, MSc
  • Maungmaung Thaw DDS, DABOI, AFAAID


  • Sohail Ebrahimi, DDS
  • Gaurav Setia, DDS
  • Vagan Tapaltsyan, DDS, PhD
  • Pinelopi Xenoudi, DDS, MS

CDE Coursework Units:
8/day Category I Units

This course fulfills the Foundation Level requirements and the didactic and hands-on models portion for the Foundation and Intermediate levels. Participants who complete this course will be eligible to sit for the Foundation Level Exam only. Please check with the ITI for additional requirements to sit for the Intermediate Exam. Upon passing the exam, they will receive a Certificate from the ITI Foundation.

Interested in taking the full curriculum and sitting for the Foundation level exam?
Please visit: ITI Online Curriculum

Dentist - $2,999 (includes $1,000 non-refundable deposit).
UCSF faculty/staff/students, please contact our office at 415-514-0778.

Tuition includes continental breakfast, electronic course materials (if available), lunch, and parking.

Please note: space is limited and will be based on first come, first served.

Course Schedule:

Day 1: Friday Feb 21, 2020
8:30 am - 10:00 am Welcome and Introductions
10:00 am - 11:00 am Anatomy Review -- Dr. Vagan Tapaltsyan
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Introduction to Implantology -- Dr. Jeffory Eaton
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Surgical Concepts, Part 1 -- Dr. MaungMaung Thaw
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Introduction to Treatment Planning -- Dr. Gaurav Setia

Day 2: Saturday Feb 22, 2020
8:30 am - 9:30 am Implant Surgery Instrumentation -- Dr. MaungMaung Thaw
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Sim Lab -- Dr. MaungMaung Thaw, Dr. Jeffory Eaton, & Dr. Sohail Ebrahimi
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Impression Techniques -- Dr. Jeffory Eaton
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Surgical Concepts, Part 2 -- Dr. MaungMaung Thaw

Day 3: Friday, Feb 28, 2020
8:30 am - 11:00 am Bone Grafting & Socket Preservation -- Dr. Stanley Sun
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Implant Concepts -- Dr. Sohail Ebrahimi
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Treatment Planning, Continued -- Dr. Gaurav Setia

Day 4: Saturday, Feb 29, 2020
8:30 am - 12:00 pm Implant Complications -- Dr. Stanley Sun
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Certificate Presentation Ceremony
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Marketing, Advertising, and Professionalism -- Dr. Vagan Tapaltsyan

Schedule subject to change

Tuition refund, less the non-refundable deposit, will be given for cancellations received by Monday, Jan 15, 2020. Refund will not be issued for no-shows. We reserve the right to cancel any course due to circumstances beyond our control; under those circumstances we will refund all course fee payments.

For additional information, please contact our office at 415-514-0778.