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Comprehensive TEAM Training

Live Virtual Classes

14 modules - 36 CE units

lectures, breakout sessions, team discussions, interactive treatment planning, quizzes, etc…

14 Live Zoom modules 

each module offered in English & French

Live webinars from home

evening & weekend sessions available

May 18 2020 - Sept 30, 2020

ADA-Cerp CE provided

Dr. Omid Kiarash (Perio), Dr. Sara Behmanesh (Perio), Dr. Basel Kano (Endo), Dr. Phuc Huynh, Dr. Daniel Godin (Ortho), Ms. Karen Costa.

Course Summary

The objective is to provide comprehensive dental education training for the entire team to help improve workflow efficiencies and educate the entire team to better cope and manage the COVID impact on the clinic. Training will seek to expedite the rebound back to normal following the pandemic.

During these 14-modules the training will cover all of the specific subjects listed below

Why take this Live Online Course:

  1. Course is developed for the purpose of post covid ten development pin elevating the entire staff's knowledge and comfort to better educate their partients.

  2. This course seeks to improve patient care through education of the dental team together... "One can only diagnose what one sees, and one can only see what one know!"

  3. ADA-Cerp CE provided following completion of quizzes after each module.

  4. Private discussion forum exclusively for participants and course instructors.

Some of the topics covered during this Implant Mini-Residency

(by lectures, hands on and small group discussions):

  • Dental Implant Basics

  • Patient Evaluation: Surgical and Prosthetic Considerations

  • Teamwork and When to Refer an Implant Case

  • Case Selection and Treatment Planning

  • Dental Implant Surgical Basics and Protocols

  • Implant Vs Tooth: Biology and Anatomy

  • Bone Physiology & Healing

  • How to Present a Treatment Plan to the Patient

  • Hands-on Basic to Advanced Suturing Techniques

  • Hands-on Implant Surgery on Typodont Jaws and Pig Jaws

  • Hands-on Surgical Techniques on Pig Jaws

  • Hands-on Flap and Suturing Exercises on Pig Jaws

  • Flap Design, Management of Hard and Soft tissue

  • Incision Design for Each Stage of Surgery 

  • Informed Consent

  • Review Case Selection and SAC Classification

  • Discuss Concepts of Ideal Implant Placement

  • Temporization Overview and Options

  • Overview of Atraumatic Extraction and Ridge Preservation Procedures

  • Regenerative Material Selection and Workflow Algorithm 

  • Hands-on Atraumatic Extraction and Ridge Preservation Exercises on Pig Jaws

  • Overview of Soft Tissue Management Around Dental Implants 

  • Hands-on Soft Tissue Management Including Connective Tissue Grafting Around Dental Implants Exercises on Pig Jaws

  • Discussion of Minor Grafting Procedures for Implants

  • Radiographic / Surgical Stent Fabrication

  • Utilizing 3D Imaging and Treatment Planning Software

  • Anatomy Review & Discussion of Anatomical Danger Zones

  • Surgical and Restorative Complications

  • Antibiotic Therapy for Dental Implants

  • Pain Management for Dental Implant Therapy

  • Overview of Emergency Procedures

  • Overview of Implant Restorative Basics

  • Advances in Restorative Technology

  • Implant Impression Techniques (conventional and digital)

  • Treatment Plan: Surgical and Restorative, Digital Work Flow

  • Webinar Course for Dental Auxiliary - Learn How to Set-up for a Dental Implant Surgery

  • Review of the Steps of Dental Implant Surgery

  • Surgical Placement of Implants by Course Participants

  • Delivery of Final Implant Supported Restoration by Course Participants

  • Case Presentation by all Participants: Review Successes and Difficulties of Live Patient Surgeries & Restorations

  • Relationship Between Systemic Diseases and Implants Health


Course Objectives:

At the completion of this course, the attendees will be able to:

  1. Understand the crucial steps in case selection, workup and treatment planning to maximize success and increase patient satisfaction, in implant dentistry.

  2. Comprehend in more depth the prevailing biological and mechanical concepts at play, in implant dentistry.

  3. Understand and execute the concept of prosthetically driven treatment planning in implant dentistry

  4. Understand and perform the surgical principles in; implant site preparation, ridge preservation, implant placement and soft tissue management around dental implants.

  5. Understand the advantages in the utilization of CBCT technology; in treatment planning, in fabricating a radiographic & surgical guide, for dental implant therapy. 

  6. Perform surgical and restorative Implantology procedures on models and pig jaws.

  7. Perform live patient surgery on your own patient under the supervision and mentorship of the course instructors. 

  8. Restore the above patient’s dental implant under the supervision and mentorship of the course instructors. 

  9. Understand the surgical and restorative complications in implant dentistry, their prevention and management, along with a more in depth understand of the effect of systemic diseases on dental implants. 


Module 1 - Saturday & Sunday, November 30th-Dec 1st 2019 

- Implant case selection & treatment planning for fixed and removable prosthesis 

o  Lectures and small group exercises 


Webinar 1: Patient selection criteria for your Live surgery case and case approval process 

(On your own time prior to next Module)


Webinar 2: Process for fabrication of radiographic guide 

(On your own time prior to next Module)


Webinar 3: Process for fabrication of surgical guide 

(On your own time prior to next Module)

Module 2 - Friday & Saturday, January 17th - 18th, 2020 

- Dental implant surgical principles

o Lectures and hands on exercises on models and on pig jaws

o Live patient demo surgery


Webinar 4: Sterile Surgical protocol for the doctor and auxiliary staff

(On your own time prior to next Module)

Module 3 - Saturday & Sunday, January 25th – 26th, 2020 

- Live surgery implant placement 

o Live patient exercise: Participants will place an implant on their own pre-approved patient(s)

o  (up to 2 patients per participant)

Module 4 - Friday & Saturday, February 7th – 8th, 2020 

- Atraumatic extraction and ridge preservation (anterior and posterior teeth)

o Lectures and hands on exercises on models and on pig jaws

Webinar 5: Multidisciplinary case discussion and treatment planning (part 1) 

(On your own time prior to next Module)


Webinar 6: Multidisciplinary case discussion and treatment planning (part 2) 

(On your own time prior to next Module)

Module 5 - Friday & Saturday,  April 3rd – 4th, 2020 

- Management of the soft tissue around dental implants (soft tissue grafting, management of the papilla and indications for implant temporization) 

o Lectures and hands on exercises on models and on pig jaws

Module 6 -  Friday & Saturday, April 17th – 18th, 2020  

- Implant Prosthetics - part 1:

Implant restorative principles, for fixed and removable implant supported restorations (Live patient experience – conventional & digital implant impressions)

o Lectures and hands on exercises on models

o Live patient exercise: Participants will take an impression of the implant they previously placed on their own patient(s) above. 


Module 7 -  Friday, Saturday & Sunday, May 1st – 2nd – 3rd, 2020 

- Implant Prosthetics - part 2:

Implant restorative principles, for fixed and removable implant supported restorations (Live patient experience - delivery of final restorations)

o Lectures and hands on exercises on models

o Live patient exercise: Participants will deliver the final restoration on the implant they previously placed on their own patient(s) above. 

Module 8 -  Friday & Saturday, June 12th – 13th, 2020  

- Complications and peri-implantitis (diagnosis and management), association between systemic diseases and implant health

o Lectures and small group discussions

o Presentation of their clinical case by all participants

o Final Exam

o Review of Final Exam

o “Graduation” Ceremony & Event



Time:   9:00am - 5:00pm (breakfast & lunch included)

Cost:    Option 1 - Full Payment 

               $14,995 until Oct 1st 2019 ($15,995 after Oct 1st 2019)*** (NO TAXES)

               Option 2 - Payment Plan (2019 -2020)*** (NO TAXES)

                 October 30th, 2019    - $3,998 

                 January 6th, 2020       - $3,998 

                 March 16th, 2020        - $3,998 

                 April 13th, 2020           - $3,998

                   *** You will be invoiced by McGill University directly

                           once you have completed registration below.

CE:       158 ODQ Preferred CE / 110 ADA CERP


Dr. Omid Kiarash

DMD, MSD, Dip. Perio., ABP., FRCD(C)

Dr. Kiarash is the President-Elect for the Canadian Academy of Periodontology. He is also the former director of the department of periodontics, Faculty of Dentistry at McGill University. Dr. Kiarash has received the prestigious American Academy of Periodontology Award for Excellence in Teaching. He is also the founder of the "Centre des Spécialistes Dentaires Zeeba" located on the south shore of Montreal in Saint-Lambert, Quebec, where he maintains his private practice.

Dr. Kiarash is a board certified specialist. He received his Postgraduate specialty training in Periodontics, as well as his masters in Periodontics and Dental Implantology at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Kiarash has had extensive training in full mouth rehabilitation utilizing the most advanced surgical techniques in bone grafting and dental implantology under intravenous sedation.

Dr.Kiarash has presented at many national and international conferences. His field of interest is the treatment and management of advanced periodontal diseases and recession defects. Dr. Kiarash regularly teaches live hands-on courses to other dentists on the use of more advanced surgical techniques and protocols for the management of these conditions as well as the placement of dental implants.

Dr. Kiarash is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is the Chairman for the Predoctoral Directors Organization of the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Kiarash is the Study Club Director for the “Montreal Rive-Sud” ITI Study Club.

Dr. Sara Behmanesh

DDS, MS, Dip. Perio., ABP. 

Dr. Behmanesh is the current President of the Montreal Dental Club, the largest English dental association in Quebec. She is also on the Executive board of the Federation of Dental Societies of Greater Montreal.


Dr. Behmanesh attended University of Maryland School of Dentistry and finished her dental training in 2008. She then pursued a 3-year post-doctoral residency program in Periodontology at the same institution. She received a certificate in Periodontology and a Master of Science in Dentistry in 2011. As a resident, she was ambassador to the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation. Dr. Behmanesh is a board certified periodontist with an advanced training in bone grafting techniques, implant dentistry and full mouth rehabilitation. She joined "Centre de Spécialistes Dentaires Zeeba” in 2013.


Dr. Behmanesh joined McGill University in 2014 as a clinical instructor, faculty lecturer and course director in the Department of Periodontics. She has received the prestigious American Academy of Periodontology Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Dr. Behmanesh is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and an active member of the International Team of Implantology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Periodontology PDO committee. Dr. Behmanesh has a passion for teaching and is involved in hands-on Continuing Dental Education courses teaching advanced surgical techniques. She is also the director of 3 Spear Study Clubs in Saint Lambert.

Dr. Nariman Amiri 

DMD, MHI, Cert.Prosthodontics, FRCD(c)

Dr. Amiri is a graduate of the University of British Columbia in dentistry and is a board certified specialist in Prosthodontics from the University of Iowa. Dr. Amiri provides a full range of services in prosthodontics and both surgical and restorative implant dentistry.  He is also a clinical professor for graduate and undergraduate clinics at UBC dentistry. 

Dr. Amiri is passionate about teaching and sharing his knowledge on advanced treatments in dentistry. He has been the organizer and principal mentor for two study clubs in Vancouver since 2012 and lectures extensively in meetings and societies including UBC continuing education. He has also served as a specialist member of the Inquiry Committee at the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia and a board examiner for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada for the past few years.


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